In the first update in 15 years to the government’s Circular A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource, OMB has proposed revisions to “enable OMB to provide timely and relevant guidance to agencies and will ensure that the Federal IT ecosystem operates more securely and more efficiently,” the Circular said, with Appendix I to the document placing particular emphasis on protecting personally identifiable information (PII).
Three requirements bring privacy to the forefront, Hughes explained. “They need a privacy leader inside every agency in government,” he said. “It’s not a recommendation it’s a requirement.”
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