“Apple is looking to fill a ‘Privacy Counsel’ position with an attorney who has expertise in the health field and HIPAA compliance, according to a new listing on the company’s job site,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors.

“The job description calls for someone who has ‘health privacy expertise’ and 5 to 9 years of experience as an associate at a top-tier law firm or business, among other qualifications,” Clover reports. “Apple’s privacy counsel will help the company navigate U.S. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws, which include a strict set of standards for managing the privacy and security of all health-related information.”

Clover reports, “The listing also asks for CIPP certification, the first certification offered for information privacy law…”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Working towards that holy grail.

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Dan K.,” “Rainy Day,” and “Albert P.” for the heads up.]