Qualification and Proficiency of Access-to-Information, Privacy, and Data Protection Professionals
CAN/CIOSC 109-1: Privacy – Part 1
What this Standard Covers
Data is a valuable commodity in the digital economy, so demand is growing for competent privacy professionals who can safeguard it. But it can be difficult for organizations to identify candidates who are properly qualified for these complex roles, which require a solid understanding of technology, best practices, and the law.
This standard indicates core competencies required for privacy professionals. These cover a range of key areas, including information privacy, access to information, and data protection. The standard applies across public, private, and nonprofit organizations and will be equally relevant to all sectors of the economy.
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Note that all standards published before January 30, 2023 remain valid and designated CIOSC under the authority of the CIO Strategy Council. These standards when updated as new editions will be published by the Digital Governance Standards Institute.
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