Schools collect, maintain, use and disclose a large amount of sensitive information of students and employees, including educational records, Social Security numbers, health plan information and health care records (medical, behavioral health, substance abuse, etc.).
President Barak Obama recently signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (H.R. 1314), which resolved major differences between the White House and Congress, thereby funding the federal government for the next two years – and, in less noted respect, effectuating a minor amendment to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
A forensic investigation by a security firm often does (and should) drive decision-making in response to an incident.
In early 2013, an employee of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity in the Canadian marketplace (“IIROC”), lost an unencrypted USB drive containing confidential and personal data of approximately 50,000 customers of its dealer members (the “Security Breach”).
In order to have sound cyber-security protocols, you need to do more than just physically protecting your systems and having written supervisory programs.
On 2 November 2015, the Office Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) welcomed the outcome of prosecution proceedings which concluded at Dublin Metropolitan District Court.
On January 1, 2016, the Delaware Online Privacy and Protection Act (“DOPPA”) will go into force, a law that provides strong online privacy protection for its residents.
FTC Deputy Director Daniel Kaufman launched into his keynote address at this year’s BAA marketing law conference by comparing the modern digital marketplace to the most talked about TV series as of late: The Walking Dead.
The ad tech industry continually improves its use of data to segment users into unique groups and target them with the right message at the right time.
The annual conference of the world’s data protection regulators is a three day exercise, with half of the conference being “closed door” for the regulators only, and the other half being a series of side meetings and presentations, which report out to interested attendees the results of the closed door meetings.