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Privacy and Data Protection, Part 3: 

Insights Into Effective Collaboration Between Internal Auditors and Privacy Professionals

Press Release The IIA Mar 01, 2024

Collaboration Is Key for Privacy and Data Protection

LAKE MARY, Fla. USA (March 1, 2024) — The Internal Audit Foundation has released a new report in collaboration with Crowe, “Privacy and Data Protection, Part 3: Insights Into Effective Collaboration Between Internal Auditors and Privacy Professionals.” This third report, the final in the three-part series, highlights key insights gathered from a roundtable discussion involving leaders from both fields, operating in diverse industries and jurisdictions.

Building on the two previous parts, the report provides a more in-depth examination of how internal audit and privacy professionals are addressing the need to safeguard sensitive information and adhere to regulatory requirements.

Key takeaways from the discussion include:

  • An emphasis on how collaboration between the two functions is critical to effectively address data privacy challenges.
  • The necessity of data definitions and mapping.
  • The importance of internal auditors actively listening for privacy implications in every aspect of their work.

To learn more about how collaboration between internal auditors and privacy professionals can add value in this critical space, download the report now.



The Institute of Internal Auditors