Newspaper and TV commentaries about video surveillance cameras in pubic places frequently invoke Orwellian fears about Big Brother. Biometric and radio frequency identification (RFID) systems, meanwhile, raise additional alarms about supposed nefarious plots by government officials or, more mundanely, abuse by commercial enterprises.
- Conducting privacy impact assessments.
- Implementing privacy-enhancing solutions during the design phase of products, when possible.
- Limiting access to personally identifiable information within an organization to those who have a “need to know.”
- Adopting a security breach notification plan.