This framework is the latest in Nymity’s ongoing thought-leadership research in accountability. It is a next generation approach to Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) which is called an Accountability PIA Framework. The core of the approach works on a simple premise: both PIAs and organisational accountability have the same purpose - they mitigate privacy risk and address compliance. So, why can’t organisational efforts in accountability be leveraged in a PIA? This paper argues that it can and provides a framework for doing so.
The Framework extends the functionality and value of a PIA well beyond the traditional PIA in use today. It delivers:
Also, this next generation Framework enables PIAs:
Finally, for the business, it:
In short, the Accountability PIA Framework has better outcomes for both individuals and the organisation. The paper has 7 sections:
Appendix A: Why the Timing is Right for the Next Generation of PIAs: Accountability PIA Framework