Perspectives on Privacy Compliance
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As security risks continue to be at the forefront of legislators’ agendas across the country, New York has joined the growing roster of states pressing businesses to develop more robust breach procedures.
Take out the microphone and get ready to record! Just don’t ask any personal questions and make sure that you’re prepared to then dump it all. This sums up the guidance provided by the Federal Trade Commission in a recently released Enforcement Policy.
The latest question in privacy law is not what’s in a name (or IP address, PHI, TV viewing activity, etc.), but what’s on a face. Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with how companies are using their biometric information such as facial, fingerprint, and iris information.
The FTC recently announced their first enforcement actions involving the EU-US Privacy Shield framework, settling complaints with three US companies.
Major regulatory changes in data governance recently went into effect in Japan and China that are likely to impact organizations doing business in these Asian markets.
A recent string of advertising and privacy crackdowns on mobile health apps should have developers on high alert as regulators are scrutinizing advertising statements and privacy policies.
In December 2016, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party a number of GDPR guidance documents, including explanations for the mandatory DPO role, new individual right to data portability, and how to identify a “lead authority” for the GDPR’s one-stop shop enforcement mechanism.
The DPO Guidelines cover the designation of the DPO, the position of the DPO, and the DPO’s role/tasks. The GDPR requires the designation of a DPO in three cases.
The Forum focused on the consumer implications of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, two rapidly developing technologies.
An Executive Order from President Trump’s first days in office raised questions about its impact on the hard-won Privacy Shield, which allows about 1,700 companies to legally transfer data between the EEA and Switzerland and the US.
This is HHS’ first enforcement action against a covered entity that reported a breach, but did not do so timely.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance for both businesses and consumers on defending against ransomware, both of which are based on lessons learned from the FTC’s recent ransomware workshop, with panelists that included security researchers, technologists, law enforcers, and bu
After months of negotiations, it’s official: the EU-US Privacy Shield has been formally approved on both sides of the Atlantic, by the EU Commission and the US Commerce Department, despite concerns surrounding the adequacy of its earlier version.
Mobile advertising company InMobi, whose advertising network reaches more than one billion devices worldwide through thousands of apps, has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that it “deceptively tracked” the locations of hundreds of millions of consumers without their knowledge
Who’s Driving? (Not You.) Autonomous Vehicles Lead to Interesting Privacy and Data Security Questions
From automated cars, syncing software, to wearable devices that interact with a vehicle, it is clear that our time in the car is under an era of rapid change.
A German data protection regulator reportedly fined 3 companies—Adobe Systems, Punica, and Unilever—a total of 28,000 euros ($32,000) for continuing to rely on the Safe Harbor framework.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court sent a potential class action case back to the Ninth Circuit for reconsideration, marking an intermediary win for Spokeo Inc., which uses a “people search engine” to find, compile, and sell publicly available personal information.