Nearly every organization is impacted by today’s evolving regulatory environment, increasing cyberattacks, and rising consumer concerns around data protection. Privacy is no longer just a compliance issue, so successfully addressing these challenges requires a collaborative approach.

Together, internal audit and data privacy can enhance an organization’s ability to evaluate risks, build stronger consumer relationships, and create a stronger, more secure organization.

In the below webinar, our privacy and audit experts discuss an internal auditor's role in privacy, walk through key laws and requirements, and discuss tactical ways privacy and audit can work together. 


If you're interested in learning more, download our new white paper, where our experts further explore the role of internal auditors in data privacy and practical ways the two teams can work together to mitigate risk.

Within this guide, we provide: 

  • A comparison of key privacy regulations and their requirements
  • A closer look at the strategies for building and managing a data privacy program
  • An overview of the essential areas for privacy audits
  • The benefits of leveraging the NIST Privacy Framework in a privacy program
  • How to communicate the value of privacy audits to executives and the board

To learn more about internal audit's role in a data privacy program, complete the short form to the right, and your guide will download immediately. 

Meet the Authors


Raj Sawhney
Managing Director, Risk Consulting

Raj is the Managing Director of Focal Point’s Los Angeles office, with over a decade of experience in IT audit. His expertise spans many industries and he has led complex engagements in IT and internal audit, information security reviews, SOX compliance, controls testing, SOC reporting, and PMO and SDLC reviews. Previously, Raj led several audits with Fortune 100 companies, developing and executing audit plans to manage IT and operations controls. Raj is a CISA, CRISC, CIMP, and CFE, and holds an MBA in Finance and an MS in Computer Science from UC Irvine. 


Soon Hyun Yim
Senior Manager, Data Privacy

Soo Hyun is a Senior Manager in Focal Point’s Data Privacy Practice. She has ten years of experience in IT audit, Financial/Operations audit, project management, and regulatory and corporate compliance. Soo has led and performed IT and security systems reviews and data privacy assessments and remediation (i.e., implementing Consumer Rights Program, Training, and Third Party Risk Management), leveraging her experience working in various industries such as technology, restaurants, consumer products, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and financial services.