If you have never taken a close look at Verizon’s yearly Data Breach Investigations Report, we highly recommend that you do. It just came out, and is once again, a very informative read.
Employers in Virginia and Montana that want to connect with their employees online may now have to wait for their employees to “like” them first, thanks to a pair of bills recently enacted.
Another federal agency has weighed in with “guidance” on cybersecurity preparation and breach response.
In the first few months of 2015, a number of states have introduced data breach notification bills and proposed legislative amendments designed to enhance consumer protection in response to increasingly high profile data breaches reported in the media.
Two recent rulings in lawsuits against streaming video services under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) have tested the limits of those services’ VPPA compliance.
Consumer privacy has never been a bigger deal than it is now. As a number of companies look to use data on user behavior in new ways, agencies pop up in kind to check any foul play. Now, based on comments by Commissioner Tom Wheeler, you can probably add the FCC to the list.
On April 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a Guidance Update addressing the importance of cybersecurity and the steps registered investment advisers (and registered investment companies) may wish to consider in light of growing cybersecurity risks.
Car Infotainment Systems, Fitness Trackers the Focus of Forthcoming Privacy Studies by Canadian Government
This week the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) announced $440,000 in funding for nine new privacy research projects that will explore emerging and evolving privacy issues.