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NEW TECH: DigiCert Document Signing Manager leverages PKI to advance electronic signatures

The Last Watchdog

Most of us, by now, take electronic signatures for granted. Yet electronic signatures do have their security limitations. As digital transformation has quickened, it has become clear that electronic signatures are destined to become even more pervasively used to conduct business remotely. Achieving high assurance.

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Notice of employer electronic monitoring

Data Protection Report

who monitors or otherwise intercepts telephone conversations or transmissions, electronic mail or transmissions, or internet access or usage of or by an employee by any electronic device or system, including but not limited to the use of a computer, telephone, wire, radio, or electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photooptical systems.

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New York State Requires Private Employers to Notify Employees of Electronic Monitoring

Hunton Privacy

2628 (the “Act”), which requires private employers with a place of business in New York State to provide their employees prior written notice, upon hiring, of any electronic monitoring, as defined in the Act, to which the employees will be subjected by the employer. On November 8, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law A.430/S.2628

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New Wave of Website Privacy Lawsuits Under the Pen Register and Trap and Trace Device Theory

Hunton Privacy

of the California Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”). A number of courts have found that the information collected must in itself have a reasonable expectation of privacy. Accordingly, businesses should evaluate their use of software to gather data and their privacy policy.

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Data Protection: Where’s the Brexit Privacy Dividend?

Data Protector

No longer might UK privacy pros feel obliged to wait for the publication of weirdly worded EDPB opinions. Enormous amounts of money have been spent in a belated acknowledgement of, in many cases, decades of under investment on privacy issues. The GDPR has had a profound impact on many organisations. Was such a fine really appropriate?

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Security Vulnerability in ESS ExpressVote Touchscreen Voting Computer

Schneier on Security

Of course the ESS ExpressVote voting computer will have lots of security vulnerabilities. It's a computer, and computers have lots of vulnerabilities. I am continuously amazed by how bad electronic voting machines are. Yes, they're computers. But it does require that every voter be able to verify the paper ballot.

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Norton 360 Now Comes With a Cryptominer

Krebs on Security

Norton 360 , one of the most popular antivirus products on the market today, has installed a cryptocurrency mining program on its customers’ computers. According to the FAQ posted on its site , “ Norton Crypto ” will mine Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrency while the customer’s computer is idle. ”

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