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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Privacy Framework provides a common language for understanding, managing, and expressing privacy risk both internally and externally. It can be used to help identify and prioritize actions for reducing privacy risk and is a tool for aligning policy, business, and technological approaches to managing privacy within the organization. It can be used to manage privacy risk across entire organizations, or it can be focused on the delivery of critical services within an organization.
Different types of entities – including sector coordinating structures, associations, and organizations – will have different controls that apply based on the nature of the business. The Framework Core provides a set of activities to achieve specific outcomes, and references examples of guidance to achieve those outcomes. The Core is not a checklist of actions to perform. It presents key privacy controls identified by NIST as helpful in managing and reducing privacy risk. The five NIST Privacy Framework Core Functions that will be assessed as part of our engagement are:
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