Privacy Group Files Complaint Over iOS Tracking

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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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Avoiding a 'Checklist' Approach to Privacy

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Facebook Promises Privacy Reform. Critics Aren't Convinced

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In an interview with WIRED, Facebook's chief privacy officers argue that the company has turned a corner. Security Security / PrivacyAgain.

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.

New Privacy Features in iOS 14

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Uncategorized Apple iOS privacy security engineeringA good rundown.

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

Court Dismisses Privacy Case Against Google, Medical Center

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But Judge Opens the Door to Filing an Amended Complaint A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed last year against Google and the University of Chicago Medicine involving complex privacy and other issues related to the use of patients' de-identified electronic health record data.

Privacy Framework Proposed to Address HIPAA Gaps

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The eHealth Initiative and the Center for Democracy and Technology are seeking feedback on their draft privacy framework that addresses gaps in legal protections for consumer health data falling outside of HIPAA's regulatory umbrella, says eHI CEO Jennifer Covich Bordenick

Building Privacy-Centered Contact-Tracing Apps

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Using privacy-by-design principles is critical to building trust in these apps, says privacy expert Ann Cavoukian Contact-tracing apps are continuing to take shape around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

How the Right eDiscovery Plan Can Benefit Legal, IT & Compliance

Speaker: Speakers Include: Aaron Zander, Head of IT & Workplaces and Eddie Salce, Customer Success Manager at Onna

Data collection is not a departmental island — in fact, it’s crucial that key departments, including IT, legal, and compliance, work together to get the job done right. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, and teams can often find themselves disjointed and unorganized when it comes to eDiscovery. As the need to easily find the right data across multiple SaaS applications continues to grow, bringing on the right eDiscovery tool can get to the heart of the issue. Join Onna and HackerOne as we discuss how eDiscovery tools can not only enable faster collections but also empower organizations to redefine their cross-collaboration processes.

Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors

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Interesting privacy analysis of the Ambient Light Sensor API. Uncategorized academic papers privacy risks security engineeringAnd a blog post. Especially note the “Lessons Learned” section.

Google Calendar Privacy Concerns Raised

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Companies Need to Be Aware of Risks A misconfiguration in a Google Calendar function that allows Google to index calendars raises serious privacy concerns because it could lead to inadvertent, broad public exposure of calendars that contain sensitive information, including corporate details, a researcher reports

Canada's 2020 Privacy Outlook

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Former Regulator Robin Gould-Soil on Convergence of Privacy, Security Former regulator Robin Gould-Soil has a unique perspective, with experience in both the public and private sectors. She weighs in on the convergence of privacy legislation and cybersecurity

NIST Privacy Framework: The Implementation Challenges

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Although NIST's new privacy framework is agnostic toward any particular privacy law, "it gives organizations building blocks to help them meet any obligations under any particular law or jurisdiction" says Naomi Lefkovitz, a NIST senior privacy adviser

Privacy in the Pandemic Era

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IAPP's Omer Tene on Why Privacy Issues Are More Important Than Ever Before COVID-19, the privacy discussion this year was mainly about the California Consumer Privacy Act. Omer Tene of the IAPP discusses the pandemic's influence on global privacy concerns Now it's about healthcare data sharing, contact tracing and monitoring remote workers.

Privacy Provisions Pushed for COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Democratic Senators Urge Inclusion of Health Data Safeguards A group of Democratic senators is urging Senate leaders to include in the next round of coronavirus economic relief legislation provisions for protecting the privacy of COVID-19 health data

Addressing Privacy Compliance Challenges

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Fatima Khan of Okta on Going Beyond GDPR Compliance Compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation is no guarantee of compliance with other privacy regulations, says Fatima Khan of Okta, who discusses the challenges

Telehealth and Coronavirus: Privacy, Security Concerns

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But these providers need to carefully consider privacy and security issues as they work to quickly offer these services As Services Expand, What Factors Should Organizations Consider? To help deal with the coronavirus outbreak, healthcare providers are examining how to implement or expand the use of telehealth services to remotely evaluate and care for patients.

NIST Unveils Updated Guide to Privacy, Security Controls

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National Institute of Standards and Technology this week released a long-awaited guidance update, Special Publication 800-53 Revision 5, describing "next-generation security and privacy controls" and how to use them Guidelines Describe How to Use 'Next Generation' of Controls The U.S.

Telehealth After COVID-19: Privacy, Security Considerations

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Congress, Others Examine Long-Term Telemedicine Issues If the lifting of telehealth restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic becomes permanent through new legislation or changes in government policies, what would be the potential impact on patient data privacy and security

Privacy: Several States Consider New Laws

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After California Takes Bold Action, Other States Ponder Privacy Protection Measures Several U.S. states are considering new legislation to shore up consumer data privacy laws in the wake of California passing strict privacy requirements last year. What's in the pipeline

Cybrary ads new course on Global Privacy Management

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Microsoft Will Apply California's Privacy Law Nationwide

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Company's Move Could Influence Other Technology Companies Microsoft will apply the core rights of the California Consumer Privacy Act across all its customers in the U.S., which could nudge other technology companies in the same direction as online privacy becomes an increasing concern. The move is significant in that the technology industry has lobbied against parts of the law

Amazon's Latest Gimmicks Are Pushing the Limits of Privacy

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Privacy advocates warn that the Ring Always Home Cam and Amazon One both normalize aggressive new forms of data collection. Security Security / Privacy

'Privacy by Design' Implementation Tips

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Implementing the concept of "privacy design" requires a series of critical steps, says Heikki Tolvanen, chief legal engineer at PrivacyAnt, a Finland-based privacy consulting firm, who offers insights on mistakes to avoid

Credit Card Privacy

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creditcards privacy surveillanceGood article in the Washington Post on all the surveillance associated with credit card use.

Telehealth App Breach Spotlights Privacy, Security Risks

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Glitch Briefly Allowed Potential Access to Patient Consultation Recordings A software error that briefly allowed individuals to access other patients' telehealth appointment recordings serves as a reminder of the potential security and privacy risks involving telemedicine applications, especially as the use of the technology soars during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Canada Says Facebook Violated Privacy Laws

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Privacy Commissioner Will Go to Court to Enforce Recommendations Canada's privacy commissioner says Facebook violated its privacy laws by failing to protect users' personal data. The commissioner plans to take Facebook to federal court for allegedly refusing to implement recommendations to strengthen its privacy framework

COVID-19: Privacy, Security Concerns as Businesses Reopen

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As businesses reopen, they need to carefully consider the privacy, security and legal implications of collecting COVID-19 related information from customers, employees and other individuals, says privacy attorney Iliana Peters of the law firm Polsinelli

California Modifies Consumer Privacy Regulations - Again

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Attorney Sadia Mirza Reviews 'Spring Cleaning' of Landmark CCPA Privacy Law Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, California's attorney general on March 11 released a second modification of the proposed regulations to implement the California Consumer Protection Act.

How Facebook and Other Sites Manipulate Your Privacy Choices

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Security Security / PrivacySocial media platforms repeatedly use so-called dark patterns to nudge you toward giving away more of your data.

'Privacy by Design': Building Better Apps

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Technology companies often don't build in controls to protect privacy during the application development process, says Jason Cronk, a lawyer and privacy engineer. But using "privacy by design" principles during software development can help avoid trouble, he says

LAPD Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Privacy Concerns


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Facebook's Privacy Practices Targeted by Canadian Regulator

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To Force Changes, Regulator Must Prove Facebook Violated Canada's Privacy Law Canada's privacy commissioner is taking Facebook to court to try and force the social network to make specific changes to its privacy practices. The regulator has no power to issue fines or binding orders, meaning it must petition the federal court to force Facebook to make changes

Zoom Still Addressing Security, Privacy Concerns

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Governments, Organizations Rethink Use of Teleconference Platform As governments and organizations around the globe rethink their use of the Zoom teleconference platform as a result of ongoing privacy and security concerns, the company is making more system changes and has formed a CISO advisory board

What's in Store for Privacy in 2021

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Changes are coming to the privacy landscape, including more regulations and technologies

IoT Privacy and Security: Will Product Labels Help Buyers?

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Food-Like Labeling for Connected Devices Developed by Carnegie Mellon University With internet connectivity getting added to an increasing number of products, privacy and security risks abound. But buyers may be unaware. A team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aims to change that, by clear labeling of connected devices and the risks they may pose

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The iOS Covid App Ecosystem Has Become a Privacy Minefield

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Security Security / PrivacyAn analysis of nearly 500 Covid-related apps worldwide shows major differences in how much data they expect you to give up.

Happy Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay2020

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