Security Compliance & Data Privacy Regulations

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Regulatory compliance and data privacy issues have long been an IT security nightmare. And since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect May 25, 2018, IT compliance issues have been at the forefront of corporate concerns. Healthcare Data Privacy Laws.

2 State Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Laws Enacted

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Connecticut Law Provides Security Incentives; Colorado Measure Addresses Consumers' Privacy Two states have recently taken steps to bolster cybersecurity and data privacy protections. And a new data privacy law in Colorado allows individuals to opt out of data collection


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How the FTC Is Sharpening Its Health Data Privacy Focus

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Connecticut Becomes 5th US State to Get Data Privacy Law

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Rules Similar to Privacy Laws Passed in California, Colorado, Virginia and Utah Connecticut has just become the fifth U.S. state to get a comprehensive data privacy and online monitoring law, as Senate Bill No.

Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

Facebook Slapped With Another Health Data Privacy Lawsuit

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Proposed Class Action Claims Meta Pixel Tracks Sensitive Patient Info Another proposed federal class action lawsuit alleges Facebook uses its Pixel tracking tool to collect millions of individuals' sensitive health data from healthcare provider websites without patients' knowledge or consent.

Lawsuit Against FTC Intensifies Location Data Privacy Battle

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Analytics Firm Says FTC Is Overstepping Its Authority A lawsuit by an Idaho-based data marketing and analytics vendor against the U.S.

Biden Order Seeks to Protect Reproductive Data Privacy

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Executive Order Addresses Concerns in Aftermath of SCOTUS Ruling The Biden administration continues to react to the Supreme Court's overturn of precedent guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion, issuing Friday an executive order that includes provisions to help safeguard the privacy of patients' data.

Taking Actions to Enhance Sensitive Health Data Privacy

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Google Plans to Delete Certain Location Data; What Can Other Entities Do?

HHS Tackles Data Privacy Concerns Linked to Abortion Ruling

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Issues New HIPAA Guidance and Pledges Enforcement Against Violators Federal regulators issued health privacy guidance for medical providers and patients and promised to make privacy violations a top HIPAA enforcement priority in the wake of the U.S.

Biden's New Executive Order Looks to Address Data Privacy

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White House Asks FTC to Develop New Rules on Consumer Data Collection In his new executive order, President Biden asks the FTC to establish new rules over how tech firms can collect and use data from their customers, as a way to offer more privacy protections for U.S.

Virginia Data Privacy Law

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Virginia is about to get a data privacy law , modeled on California’s law. Uncategorized courts data protection laws privacy

Data Privacy Day 2021: Pandemic Response Data Must Align with Data Privacy Rules

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Amid a pandemic, Data Privacy Day this year brings forth expanded responsibilities for organizations in the response to COVID-19

Going Beyond HIPAA to Protect Health Data Privacy

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A proposed privacy framework from the eHealth Initiative & Foundation and the Center for Democracy and Technology aims to set standards for the collection, disclosure and use of health data that falls outside the protection of HIPAA, says attorney Andrew Crawford of CDT

Announcing MediaPRO’s Free Data Privacy Week 2021 Toolkit!


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The American Data Privacy and Protection Act stands to improve American users’ data privacy and offers federal regulatory power via Nextgov

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Happy Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay2020

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How to Advocate for Data Privacy and Users' Rights

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Want to speak up against Big Tech, unjust data collection, and surveillance? Security Security / Privacy Security / Security Advice Gear / How To and AdviceHere's how to be an activist in your community and beyond.

China’s Data Privacy Law Poses Challenge for International Companies

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Businesses that have spent the past three-plus years adapting to the European Union’s far-reaching data privacy law now have to decide how they will respond to a similar law in China that has been criticized as being more vague in its wording and harsher in its penalties.

GhangorCloud Announces CAPE, a Next Generation Unified Compliance and Data Privacy Enforcement Solution

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New CAPE platform delivers patented intelligent automation and enforcement of consumer data privacy mandates at lowest total cost of ownership

Novant Health Notifies Patients of Potential Data Privacy Incident

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Patients face possible disclosure of protected health information (PHI) to Meta, Facebook's parent company, resulting from an incorrect configuration of an online tracking tool

Another California Data Privacy Law

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The California Consumer Privacy Act is a lesson in missed opportunities. Advocacy group Californians for Consumer Privacy, which started the push for a state-wide data privacy law, announced this week that it has the signatures it needs to get version 2.0

Baffle's Data Privacy Cloud Protects Data for Amazon Redshift Customers

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Amazon Redshift customers can use Baffle’s Data Privacy Cloud to secure the data pipeline as source data is migrated to Redshift and used for data analytics

Congress Scrutinizes Facebook Health Data Privacy Complaint

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Committee Demands Answers About Consumers' Complaint Filed With FTC A Congressional committee is demanding Facebook provide answers concerning a complaint filed with the FTC alleging misleading privacy practices involving personal health information. The complaint also alleged a data leak exposed the names of over 10,000 cancer patients participating in a Facebook group

Agreement For A New Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework Announced

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Data privacy quick guide: strengthen your data privacy muscles


As we move to virtual life, we are generating data at higher rates and privacy and protection concerns are growing among the public. Data privacy is now a requirement, and we want to ensure that you are prepared to make the best decisions for your company. Data Privacy

Data Privacy Day 2022: How Can AI Help in the Fight Against Ransomware?

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Fewer than one-quarter of organizations believe they are fully prepared for a ransomware attack, threatening data privacy

Data Privacy Gets Solid Upgrade With Early Adopters

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The United Kingdom and the regional government of Flanders kick off four pilots of the Solid data-privacy technology from World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, which gives users more control of their data

OneTouchPoint, Inc. Provides Notice of Data Privacy Event

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Data Privacy Is in 23andMe CSO's DNA

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We're hiding data even from ourselves," says the biotech and genetic testing company's head of security How serious is the company about safeguarding its customers and their genetic information?

At Last: US Proposes Federal Data Privacy Law via ADCG

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The Case for Data Privacy Week 2021: Your Questions Answered


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What are you doing for Data Privacy Week?

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Data privacy is a concept that governs our everyday lives. We’re asked to hand over our personal data for seemingly everything that we do – from browsing the web to high-street shopping. Part of that involves understanding the trade-off between privacy and convenience.

The 2019 Health Data Privacy Regulatory Outlook

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Privacy attorney David Holtzman pinpoints three key issues to watch Attorney David Holtzman Highlights Three Issues to Track What are the top regulatory trends to look for in the healthcare sector in 2019?

Bill Aims to Fill Consumer Health Device Data Privacy 'Gap'

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Also, House Committee Scrutinizes Google/Ascension Patient Data Sharing Deal In the wake of Google's plan to buy Fitbit, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation that aims to protect the privacy of consumer health data collected on wearable devices. Meanwhile, a House committee is scrutinizing the healthcare system Ascension's sharing of patient data with Google

FTC Seeks Public Comment Regarding Data Privacy and Security Rulemaking

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On August 11, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission announced it is seeking public comment regarding its advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”) on commercial surveillance and data security, on which we previously reported. Information Security Online Privacy U.S.

Data Privacy and Security: It Takes Two to Tango

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Data Privacy and Security: It Takes Two to Tango. The National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) announced earlier this year that they have expanded the Data Privacy Day campaign into Data Privacy Week , a full week-long initiative. Happy Data Privacy Week.

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Data governance for data privacy


Every business journal has displayed hyperbolic headlines or similar that proclaims, “The Future Is Digital,” “Technology Has Taken Over Our Lives,” or “Data Is the New Oil.” In some ways, this is every data citizen’s dream. Data must sit in the right hands and it needs to be protected.

An integrative approach to managing data privacy

OpenText Information Management

Authored by Douglas Stewart, Senior Director, Solutions Consulting at OpenText A few months ago, while doing some data privacy research, I was excited to learn about the recently issued ISO 27701 standard for privacy information management.

Bill C-11: Canada proposes new data privacy legislation

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On November 17, 2020, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, tabled proposed legislation in Parliament that aims to overhaul Canada’s data privacy law. The CPPA would create new data privacy obligations and maintain PIPEDA’s principles.