• Executive Order 504

    Read about how state agencies in the Executive Branch must protect the personal information of their customers as well as finding training tools and templates to assist agency general counsels and CIOs in this effort.
  • Public Records Access vs. Citizen Privacy  ppt format of Public Records Access vs. Citizen Privacy

    This presentation defines "personally identifiable information" (PII) that constitutes public record; provides examples of privacy concerns raised by public records containing PII on the Web; and discusses the evolution of policy to address the conflict between access and privacy.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security

    The HIPAA Security Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ electronic personal health information that is created, received, used, or maintained by a covered entity. It requires appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of electronic protected health information.  The Security Rule is issued by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA, Public Law 104-191.)
  • Protection of Employee Security During Investigations  ppt format of Protection of Employee Security During Invest

    This presentation outlines what state agencies can do to protect employee privacy during investigations of workplace misconduct. Measures include dissemination of an appropriate "Acceptable Use Policy."