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ISACA Survey: Privacy in Practice 2023 Highlights

Data Breach Today

Privacy Expert Safia Kazi on Privacy Skills, Building Privacy by Design ISACA's recently published Privacy in Practice 2023 survey report shares new research related to the privacy workforce, privacy skills, privacy by design and the future of privacy.

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On Data Privacy Day, Organizations Fail Data Privacy Expectations

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Data Privacy Day rolls around year after year, and data privacy breaches likewise. Two-thirds of data breaches result in data exposure

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Experian Privacy Vulnerability

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized identification identity theft impersonation privacyBrian Krebs is reporting on a vulnerability in Experian’s website: Identity thieves have been exploiting a glaring security weakness in the website of Experian, one of the big three consumer credit reporting bureaus.

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ISMG Editors: Privacy Special With Lisa Sotto

Data Breach Today

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,

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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.

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US Bipartisan Privacy Proposal Has Cybersecurity Mandates

Data Breach Today

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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2021: The State of Privacy

Data Breach Today

IAPP's Trevor Hughes Previews the Year's Global Trends, Challenges and Legislation From contact tracing to data transfer to the new California Privacy Rights Act, 2021 already is shaping up to be a big year for privacy.

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2 State Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Laws Enacted

Data Breach Today

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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Big Health Data: Top Privacy, Security Considerations

Data Breach Today

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.

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EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework in Activist Crosshairs

Data Breach Today

European Commission Took Key Step in Finalizing Trans-Atlantic Data Flow Framework Europe took a key step in formalizing a framework to underpin the trans-Atlantic flow of commercial data but privacy activists say the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

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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.

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Privacy Legislation Progresses in 5 More States

Data Breach Today

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.

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Online Tracking Tools Provoke Patient Privacy Concerns

Data Breach Today

A study by data privacy firm Lokker found thousands of healthcare providers deploying Facebook Pixel and other similar tracking tools.

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Ongoing Issues With Security, Privacy, Complexity

Data Breach Today

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

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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.).

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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.

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Ransom Payments: Monero Promises Privacy; Bitcoin Dominates

Data Breach Today

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.

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CIPL Publishes Discussion Paper on Digital Assets and Privacy

Hunton Privacy

As financial services authorities move to regulate digital assets in jurisdictions worldwide, the paper highlights the need to bring privacy regulators into the discussion so that data privacy issues affecting blockchain are addressed in tandem.

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Bad Cookies: Privacy Regulator Fines Supermarket Giant

Data Breach Today

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.

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Organizations Unprepared for Upcoming Data Privacy Regulations

Dark Reading

A comprehensive data privacy program requires involvement from all parts of the business that deal with personal data

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California Fines Sephora $1.2 Million for Privacy Violations

Data Breach Today

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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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.

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The 'Human Element' in Privacy

Data Breach Today

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

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Enterprises Need to Do More to Assure Consumers About Privacy

Dark Reading

Organizations care about data privacy, but their priorities appear to be different from what their customers think are important

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Australia Says Uber 'Interfered' With Users' Privacy

Data Breach Today

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

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Privacy Group Files Complaint Over iOS Tracking

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Connecticut Becomes 5th US State to Get Data Privacy Law

Data Breach Today

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.

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Irish Privacy Watchdog Fines Meta 390 Million Euros for Ads

Data Breach Today

Social Media Company Fined for GDPR Violation Related to Ad Personalization The Irish Data Protection Commission has imposed a fine of 390 million euros against Meta Ireland for violating the General Data Protection Regulation related to user data processing.

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HHS Tackles Data Privacy Concerns Linked to Abortion Ruling

Data Breach Today

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.

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Ruby Zefo on Extreme Makeover: Privacy Edition

Data Breach Today

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?

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Apple Fined 8 Million Euros for Privacy Violations in France

Data Breach Today

French Data Protection Agency Says Apple Lacked Consent for Ad Personalization The French data privacy agency has fined Apple 8 million euros for an ad personalization tracker that violated the country's privacy laws.

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Privacy Rights: GDPR Enforcement Celebrates Third Birthday

Data Breach Today

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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Proof of Concept: California's First Consumer Privacy Fine

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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.

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FTC Initiates Privacy and Data Security Rule-Making

Data Breach Today

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.

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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.

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OneTrust CEO on Regulatory, Automation Issues and Privacy

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Founder Kabir Barday on Bringing Together Privacy, Security, Governance and Ethics Unifying decision-making about privacy, security, ethics and governance poses a huge challenge from a regulatory and operational perspective, says OneTrust CEO Kabir Barday.

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EU-US Data Privacy Framework in Activist's Crosshairs

Data Breach Today

European Commission Took Key Step in Finalizing Trans-Atlantic Data Flow Framework Europe took a key step in formalizing a framework to underpin the trans-Atlantic flow of commercial data but privacy activists say the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

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Privacy and Security Tips via uRISQ

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Privacy Security Sponsored CSR Tips uRISQCheck out the link here.

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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.