As Socially Aware readers know, privacy presents real business risks that have the potential to negatively impact a company’s bottom line, from the legal fees associated with a data breach to revenue declines stemming from a loss of consumer trust.
Safe Harbor Re-launched As the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield” – but Doubts Are Already Raised That It Will Live to Survive a Battle
After what seemed like sure defeat, an agreement on Safe Harbor has apparently been reached. Dubbed the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield”, the regime will, subject to approval processes, replace the existing Safe Harbor arrangement which was invalidated 6 October 2015.
The European Commission has issued a press release that gives an outline of some key changes to the EU-US safe harbor, now dubbed the “Privacy Shield.”
Good news: A Safe Harbor agreement has been made! But (as always) take this with a grain of salt—legal battles may await it.
Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree On New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer
After intense negotiations, and after the official deadline had passed on Sunday, 31 January 2016, the United States and the European Union have finally agreed on a new set of rules—the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield”—for data transfers across the Atlantic.
On January 22, 2016, the federal Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a draft guidance outlining postmarket recommendations for medical device manufacturers to address cybersecurity risks.
Legal Developments in Connected Car Arena Provide Glimpse of Privacy and Data Security Regulation in Internet of Things
With the holiday season in the rear view, automobiles equipped with the newest technology connecting carmakers with their vehicles, vehicles with the world around them, and drivers with the consumer marketplace – Connected Cars – have moved from the lots to driveways.
The University of Virginia (UVA) has notified approximately 1,400 of its employees that unauthorized individuals were able to access its HR system and the personal information of 1,400 employees of the Academic Division.
Vigilant Solutions is a company that takes photographs of cars and trucks using its network of cameras. What’s the big deal, traffic cameras are always recording our plates?