ISMG Editors: Privacy Special With Lisa Sotto

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New US Privacy Laws and FTC Initiatives to Watch Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP joins three ISMG editors to discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including data breach preparedness, the evolution of LockBit 3.0 LockBit 3.0,

US Bipartisan Privacy Proposal Has Cybersecurity Mandates

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proposal for a national privacy law also imposes new cybersecurity regulatory mandates onto the private sector. The inclusion of a data security section in draft privacy legislation shows the Washington consensus for voluntary industry measures is wearing thin


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Big Health Data: Top Privacy, Security Considerations

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But along with those efforts come critical privacy and security concerns, says attorney Iliana Peters of Polsinelli Many healthcare sector entities are undertaking projects involving the collection, analysis and sharing of large volumes of health data.

Post-Roe Privacy

Schneier on Security

This is an excellent essay outlining the post-Roe privacy threat model. See also EFF’s privacy guide for those seeking an abortion. Uncategorized medicine privacy surveillanceSummary: period tracking apps are largely a red herring.).

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

California Fines Sephora $1.2 Million for Privacy Violations

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million as part of a settlement agreement with California's attorney general, over accusations that it violated the California Consumer Privacy Act by failing to disclose that it was selling customers' data and not honoring their opt-out requests

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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

Security Compliance & Data Privacy Regulations

eSecurity Planet

Regulatory compliance and data privacy issues have long been an IT security nightmare. GDPR, the EU’s flagship data privacy and “right to be forgotten” regulation, has made the stakes of a data breach higher than ever. GDPR-style data privacy laws came to the U.S.

Ransom Payments: Monero Promises Privacy; Bitcoin Dominates

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Ransomware Victims Typically Charged Less for Paying With Tougher-to-Trace Monero Almost all ransomware-wielding attackers accept Bitcoin for ransom payments, but many prefer Monero, thanks to the privacy-preserving coin being tougher for law enforcement officials to track.

Ongoing Issues With Security, Privacy, Complexity

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Rebecca Herold, host of the podcast show "Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor," weighs in on the state of cybersecurity and privacy education and gives her recommendations on how to remedy the many issues the security community faces today

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Privacy Legislation Progresses in 5 More States

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States Would Join 3 Others That Have Already Enacted Laws Five states are making progress this year toward passing privacy legislation along the lines of California's Consumer Privacy Act, according to the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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.

FTC Initiates Privacy and Data Security Rule-Making

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No regulatory outcome is guaranteed, but today's advanced notice of proposed rule-making is a first step to new data security and privacy regulations Commission Asks for Comment on Link Between Consumer Surveillance and Lax Security U.S.

OneTrust's Blake Brannon on Unifying Privacy and Governance

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CSO on How OneTrust's Platform Brings Privacy, Compliance and Governance Together OneTrust has put nearly $1 billion in investment to good use, helping companies address data governance, security assurance, third-party risk and more, Chief Strategy Officer Blake Brannon says.

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.

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.

Big California Privacy News: Legislative and Enforcement Updates

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Privacy never sleeps in California. The impact of these changes highlight once again how the United States lacks a consistent national policy on privacy that could be set by a comprehensive federal privacy law. Consult with IT re Global Privacy Control signals. .

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Assessing the Privacy, Security Risks of Digital Health IT

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A new assessment framework aims to help patients, healthcare providers and others examine the various privacy, security and other risks of digital health technologies, says Tim Andrews of the nonprofit Organization for the Review of Care and Health Applications, which co-developed the framework

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How the FTC Is Sharpening Its Health Data Privacy Focus

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Australia Says Uber 'Interfered' With Users' Privacy

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Uber Must Tighten Data Handling, Regulator Says Australia's data regulator has found that Uber interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million of its customers as a result of a 2016 global data breach. Uber says it's made improvements to its systems and its internal security policies

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.

Lawsuit Against FTC Intensifies Location Data Privacy Battle

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Federal Trade Commission is the latest legal dispute spotlighting growing privacy concerns related to the tracking and collection of consumers' healthcare-related and location data

Taking Actions to Enhance Sensitive Health Data Privacy

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Google's move to soon begin deleting location history pertaining to individuals' visits to facilities offering sensitive healthcare services is a step in the right direction, but experts say technology firms and others could do more to better protect the privacy of health data

Bad Cookies: Privacy Regulator Fines Supermarket Giant

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Million Fine for French Supermarket Giant Carrefour for Alleged GDPR Violations France's privacy regulator has hit retail giant Carrefour with a $3.7 million fine for violating privacy laws, including GDPR.

Don't Pay Ransoms, UK Government and Privacy Watchdog Urge

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Britain's lead cyber agency and privacy watchdog are now making that appeal directly to legal advisers, warning them that paying a ransom offers no data protection upsides and won't lessen any fine they might face

Privacy Group Files Complaint Over iOS Tracking

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NFTs Are a Privacy and Security Nightmare

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / PrivacyThe blockchain isn’t as “anonymous” as you might think.

The 'Human Element' in Privacy

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Gabriel Gumbs of Spirion on Privacy Regulations and Data Classification The RSA 2020 theme was "The Human Element." Gabriel Gumbs of Spirion describes what this means in the era of privacy regulations

‘Supercookies’ Have Privacy Experts Sounding the Alarm

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Security Security / PrivacyA German ad-tech trial features what Vodafone calls “digital tokens.” Should you be worried?

Privacy Rights: GDPR Enforcement Celebrates Third Birthday

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Three years later, legal and privacy experts say that while the global privacy discussion and expectations have evolved, GDPR still has some growing up to do Regulators Increasingly 'Asking the Right Questions' After a Breach, Expert Says Where were you on May 25, 2018?

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Connecticut Enacts Consumer Privacy Law

Hunton Privacy

On May 10, 2022, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring , after the law was previously passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in April. Connecticut is now the fifth state to enact a consumer privacy law.

Ruby Zefo on Extreme Makeover: Privacy Edition

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Uber Chief Privacy Officer on Impacts of Transformation and Legislation After a year of pandemic resilience and digital transformation, what is the state of global privacy?

Google Privacy Sandbox promises to protect user privacy online

Security Affairs

Google introduces Privacy Sandbox on Android aimed at leading to more private advertising solutions for mobile users. Google announced Privacy Sandbox on Android to limit user data sharing and prevent the use of cross-app identifiers.

Genetic information – global privacy considerations – an Australian and UK perspective

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

When an individual provides a genetic sample, whether as part of a medical treatment, a clinical trial or in connection with ancestry research, what regimes are in place to protect his or her privacy? When does the privacy regime apply in Australia?


Privacy Violating COVID Tests

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized COVID-19 DNA medicine privacy

Marriott Hit With $24 Million GDPR Privacy Fine Over Breach

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Privacy Regulator in UK Cautions Organizations to Conduct Thorough Due Diligence Hotel giant Marriott has been hit with the second largest privacy fine in British history, after it failed to contain a massive, long-running data breach.

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Colorado Passes Consumer Privacy Law

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized data collection data protection privacyFirst California. Then Virginia. Now Colorado. Here’s a good comparison of the three states’ laws.

Healthcare Workers Allege Amazon Alexa Violates Privacy

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Lawsuit Highlights Virtual Assistant Device Risks Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant device and applications are unlawfully recording and storing highly sensitive and private conversations, including discussions of patient information, that were not meant to be recorded, four healthcare workers allege in a lawsuit seeking class action status.

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