Miktysh Blog. 

Categories

Topics

NSW Government Launches Information Governance Assessment Tool

May 29, 2019 | Information Governance

The NSW Information & Privacy Commission (IPC) has released an online self-assessment tool for government agencies based in NSW. The tool will enable government organisations to assess their systems, policies, and information management and governance practices to ensure compliance with information access and privacy requirements. The information governance assessment tool will also;

  • Link to IPC guidance that promotes best practice and compliance
  • Generate dashboard reports highlighting agency compliance ratings
  • Precisely identify areas where improvements are required
  • Provide comprehensive plans to improve compliance with privacy and information access requirements

Privacy Commissioner, Ms Samantha Gavel commented, “Leaders who recognise the importance of good personal information handling in delivering services and building the trust of their customers, and actively encourage staff to embed privacy in their business processes, will make privacy core to the business and not just a compliance issue.”

Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Tydd said, “the adoption of an open access and open data culture within government and by agencies requires a cultural shift – from controlling and shielding information to releasing it and allowing others to use it. This must be supported by a governance framework that is committed to an open access/data culture.”

These two information governance assessment tools can be accessed through IPC NSW’s website here:

If you require a more in-depth and objective third-party information governance audit, or require strategic advice or assistance in meeting your compliance obligations, please get in touch with our team of specialists.

Luke Ivanovic

Luke Ivanovic

Marketing Manager

Luke is a Marketing Manager with experience in both B2B and B2C marketing. He has a keen interest in information management and Office 365, as well as a passion for digital marketing and developing informative content.

Categories

Topics

Follow us on social

Popular content.

Miktysh Records Management Award BRW - Micro Focus Content Manager Support
Miktysh Records Management Award - HP TRIM Support
Miktysh Records Management Award Deloitte
Information Management Award
Telstra Business Award for Records Management Strategy
Award Records Management Strategy - best office 365 apps
Award Records Management Services Australia
Technology Award for Records Management Brisbane
Technology Award for Records Management Brisbane