Process modeling as a basis for auditing information privacy
Information privacy has become an important task for every data processing organization. To meet its demands, organizations apply privacy-enhancing technologies and identity management to their business processes. But the increasing number of privacy breaches shows that this task is complex and not well understood. In this position paper, a formal method for modeling an proving information privacy within a process model is envisioned. Such a model would allow an integration at process design, increase the understanding and effectiveness of the privacy protection mechanisms, and enable compliance checks and data protection auditing. Acknowledgment: This research work was funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Re- search of the Federal Republic of Germany (Funding-Id: 01|S08016B).
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