1. To assist citizens groups, legislators, the judiciary, federal, state and
provincial regulatory agencies, and private organizations in understanding and
adapting to the new privacy and security laws, particularly with respect to
protecting Speech Privacy and Speech Security.
2. To define a clear, objective, uniform, profession-wise framework for compliance
with and certification of Speech Privacy and Speech Security conditions, including
practical techniques for periodic monitoring, based on existing standards, established
best practices and the development of new standards.
3. To assist organizations that need to comply with privacy laws in implementing
Speech Privacy and Speech Security protection programs that are effective and
4. To understand new and emerging technologies that either threaten Speech
Security and Speech Privacy or assist in protecting them.
5. To communicate with and assist related professions whose members have an
interest in acoustics and privacy protection including the ALA, AHA, AHLA, ABA,
AIA, IAPP, INCE, IEEE and others.
6. To advocate and pursue research that brings clarity and objective understanding
to the subjects of Speech Privacy, Speech Security and privacy protection.