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Education updates cyber privacy plan

The Education Department is going back to school by updating its student cyber privacy plan.

Education hired its first-ever chief privacy officer to make it happen.

SC Magazine reports Kathleen Styles was fomerly the Office of Analysts and Executive Support at the Census Bureau.

In her first couple of weeks Styles will be implementing privacy precautions such as minimizing the collection of personal information.

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

The the proposed changes would help better protect the privacy of student education records.

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