Apple’s new privacy counsel could mean future health program

One of Apple’s recent hires suggests that the tech giant could be planning on introducing a social “health program” to the market

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News of a new Apple employee may uncover information about the company's alleged push into health monitoring, which could integrate data from the rumored "iWatch.” 

Apple Insider reported that new hire Sabrina Ross has been working at Apple for the past month as privacy counsel, a position that oversees the protection of sensitive customer data. She holds certified privacy professional (CIPP/US) credentials from the International Association of Privacy Professionals -- a new program that launched in the U.S. in 2004 to cover privacy regulations in a variety of fields, including federal and state regulations, healthcare and the Internet.

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Amanda Ciccatelli

Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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