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The Increasingly Complex Challenge of Third-Party Data Hosting

John C. Montaña J.D., FIIM, FAI We live in a world where data systems are increasingly complex and interrelated, not only within organizations, but more...

CSR Professional Services (CSR) fully endorses the Contract for the Web

POSITION STATEMENT, Ross Federgreen, CEO Jensen Beach, Florida. November 5th, The World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF), announced their “Contract for the Web.” This historical event...

NIST Begins Developing a Voluntary Online Privacy Framework

Friday, November 2, 2018 The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) announced in early September intention to create a Privacy Framework.  This Privacy...

Facebook gets maximum fine for the catastrophic Cambridge Analytica data breach

Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($645,000) by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office for the Cambridge Analytica data breach. It is the maximum possible fine available...

Travellers refusing digital search now face $5000 Customs fine in NZ

10:40 am on 1 October 2018 Previously, Customs could stop anyone at the border and demand to see their electronic devices. However, the law did...

New Privacy+ Committee Seeks Volunteers

In the crown of PRISM International, perhaps there is no jewel so prestigious as Privacy+, the international certification program that the division offers, allowing...

Google to shut down Google+

Ben Smith Google Fellow and Vice President of Engineering Published Oct 8, 2018 Many third-party apps, services and websites build on top of our various services to...

White House, industry reveal more details on US privacy framework

via IAPP 9/25/2018 Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/E, CIPP/US Movement toward a U.S. privacy framework is gaining steam this week as lobbying efforts in Washington intensify ahead of the...

California Enters the Privacy Regulation Arena

California Enters the Privacy Regulation Arena California is the first state in what undoubtedly will be a wave of United States privacy laws on the...

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From...

By John D. McKinnon and Douglas MacMillan Updated Sept. 20, 2018 12:27 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Google Inc. told lawmakers it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data...

The Chief Privacy Officer: A Must Hire in Today’s Complex Digital...

8/15/2018 By Roy E. Hadley, Jr. Attorney with Adams and Reese The news is full of breaches of trust with respect to how companies are mishandling consumer...

Google Tracks Location Data Even When Users Turn Service Off, AP...

By Emily McCormick August 13, 2018, 11:45 AM EDT Updated on August 13, 2018, 2:16 PM EDT Google’s smartphone services store users’ locations even when privacy settings are adjusted...

FAKE FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS ARE GETTING HARDER TO TRACE

ISSIE LAPOWSKY 07.31.18 03:39 PM Facebook has taken down 32 fake pages and accounts that it says were involved in coordinated campaigns on both Facebook and Instagram. Though the...

CANADA IS USING ANCESTRY DNA WEBSITES TO HELP IT DEPORT PEOPLE

By Tamara Khandaker Jul 26, 2018 In another example of the extraordinary lengths Canadian immigration officials go to deport migrants, the Canada Border Services Agency has been...

Report shows increase in social engineering

 Emma Bordessa  13th July 2018 Proofpoint’s The Human Factor 2018 Report revealed that over the past year, cyber criminals have continued to increase their use of social...

Goodman of ARMA’s Board Sees New California Privacy Act as ‘De...

July 16, 2018 California's new Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is likely to be treated as a de facto nationwide requirement, says information privacy expert Susan Goodman, a member...

German police raid cyber-privacy groups

WRITTEN BY Patrick Howell O'Neill JUL 5, 2018 | CYBERSCOOP A suite of internet privacy-enabling tools is at the center of a storm brewing in Germany over...

Privacy Group Asks Court To Revive Suit Over Facebook Tracking

by Wendy Davis  @wendyndavis, July 5, 2018 Weighing in against Facebook, the advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center says a group of consumers should be allowed to...

Why Privacy Should Be The Biggest Concern Of 2018

June 6, 2018 The recent start of the EU’s GDPR has added an even greater sense of urgency for a Facebook executive team already under intense pressure...

Huge new Facebook data leak exposed intimate details of 3m users

14 May 2018, updated 15 May 2018 New Scientist reports: Data from millions of Facebook users who used a popular personality app, including their answers to intimate questionnaires,...

Instagram to udpate their Terms and Data Policy effective July 14,...

Below is the message that was sent to Instagram users on 6/15/2018. You may have seen a notification or an email a few weeks ago...

The White House looks to coordinate online privacy plan

June 20, 2018 The White House is in the early stages of determining what a federal approach to online data privacy should look like, Axios...

Under COPPA, data deletion isn’t just a good idea. It’s the...

By: Jared Ho | May 31, 2018 2:04PM Buckling up in the car is a precaution parents take to protect themselves and their children. When...

Facebook confirms that it tracks how you move mouse on the...

By:  Shweta Ganjoo - June 12, 2018 Data security is a modern age myth. In the recent times, tech giants, particularly Facebook, have been accused...