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

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

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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

Telehealth App Breach Spotlights Privacy, Security Risks

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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.

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

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

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.

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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

'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

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.

Congress to Consider Competing COVID-19 Privacy Bills

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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.

AMA Outlines Privacy Principles for Health Data

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The American Medical Association has issued a set of privacy principles for health data that it hopes Congress and regulators will keep in mind as they prepare legislation and regulations.

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.

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.

New Mexico Sues Google Over Children's Privacy

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State Alleges Data About Young Students Is Illegally Collected New Mexico is suing Google, alleging the company violates a federal child privacy law by collecting the personal data of students younger than age 13 without their parents' consent.

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.

'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

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

Contact-Tracing App Privacy: Apple, Google Refuse to Budge

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In response, Germany is among those now backing a privacy-preserving, decentralized model

Analysis: Coronavirus Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of cybersecurity and privacy issues raised by COVID-19 research efforts. Also featured: the latest ransomware trends and an investor's take on hot cybersecurity sectors

Happy Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay2020

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Check out the resources below to learn more about data privacy. The post Happy Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay2020 appeared first on IG GURU. Business Compliance IG News Information Governance information privacy Privacy Record Retention Risk News Data Privacy Data Privacy Day

Contact-Tracing Apps: Privacy Group Raises Concerns

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As Google and Apple Prepare an Infrastructure, Electronic Frontier Foundation Urges Caution As Google and Apple prepare to offer a jointly developed infrastructure for contact-tracing smartphone apps to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy advocacy group, is raising concerns about the risks involved.

Credit Card Privacy

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

New US Federal Privacy Bill Gets Proposed

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Maria Cantwell has proposed a federal privacy legislation called the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act, which could expand the rights of people when it comes to how personal data is collected, shared and used Legislation Designed on the Same Lines as CCPA U.S.

State of Privacy: California Takes the Lead With CCPA

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Telegram Privacy Fails Again

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Security expert discovered that busing a well-known feature of deleting messages it is possible to threate the users’ privacy. This is not a security vulnerability its a privacy issue. SecurityAffairs – Telegram, privacy).

GOP Federal Privacy Bill Would Supersede CCPA

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GDPR and COVID-19: Privacy Regulator Promises 'Flexibility'

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While Breach Notification Rules Still Apply, Expect Lower Fines As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Britain's privacy watchdog has signaled that although privacy rights and transparency - as enshrined under GDPR - remain paramount, it will take a more "flexible" regulatory approach.

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New Research: "Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships"

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I just published a new paper with Karen Levy of Cornell: "Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships.". Many common assumptions about privacy are upended in the context of these relationships, and many otherwise effective protective measures fail when applied to intimate threats.

Facial Recognition: Balancing Security vs. Privacy

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But some privacy advocates have raised concerns, especially in India, where several airports are ramping up facial recognition programs

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

HHS Issues Security, Privacy Guidance for COVID-19 Issues

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Plus, they're advising them to avoid potential HIPAA privacy violations involving unauthorized disclosures of patient information to news outlets during the COVID-19 crisis

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.

Analysis: COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Privacy Issues

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the privacy issues raised by COVID-10 contact-tracing apps. Also featured: An update on efforts to fight fraud tied to economic stimulus payments; John Kindervag on the origins of "zero trust

NIST to Finalize Privacy Framework Soon

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Agency Now Accepting Comments on Latest Draft The National Institute of Standards and Technology expects to release its much anticipated privacy framework by year's end.

Lawmakers, Privacy Advocates Slam FTC's Facebook Settlement

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Critics Say the Deal Doesn't Do Enough to Protect Users' Privacy Facebook's $5 billion privacy settlement with the FTC this week did little to satisfy critics who argue that the social media giant still holds too much sway over its users' personal data

Facebook's FTC Privacy Settlement Challenged in Court

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Federal Judge Still Considering Objections From Privacy Groups Six months after Facebook agreed to a landmark privacy settlement with the U.S.