ZTA

An Understandable Guide to Zero Trust Architecture (“ZTA”)

While cybersecurity professionals are generally nice people, and I have nothing against them, they have trust issues. Their spouse, friends, and family may not appreciate the lack of trust, but it goes a long way towards protecting the systems entrusted to them. Cybersecurity best practices are to employ a Zero Trust Architecture (“ZTA”) to the…
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Privacy

Commerce Department Moves to Regulate Data Privacy

The Biden Administration continues its foray into the debate over privacy policy in the United States. On Tuesday, November 30, The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a notice that they will hold three virtual “Listening Sessions” about the intersection of privacy, equity, and civil rights. The NTIA, a branch of the Commerce Department,…
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Payments

CNIL Publishes White Paper on Digital Payments and Data Privacy

The French Data Protection Authority’s white paper discusses how companies can comply with data privacy and security obligations. The use of card, contactless, and innovative digital payment solutions has significantly increased in recent years, fueled by the immediate impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the longer-term growth of e-commerce and open banking. In this…
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CIO

How to Manage the CIO-CMO Relationship

Technology has changed how companies are run, how they communicate and how they compete. In the past decade, firms have dramatically broadened their use of technology in digital operations. As initiatives continue to grow and increase in complexity, they also create the need for more senior-level roles to help make the most of these new…
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Google

Lloyd v Google: A Sigh of Relief for Data Controllers

In unanimously refusing to allow a representative action to proceed, the UK Supreme Court may have sounded the death knell for opt-out class actions in England for data breaches: Lloyd v Google [2021] UKSC 50. The Safari workaround Back in 2011 Apple’s Safari web browser on iPhones blocked all third-party cookies. This prevented popular websites from working…
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CPPA

CPPA to Target Ad-Tracking

California is gearing up to write rules to enforce its California’s Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Regulators, led by California Privacy Protection Agency Director Ashkan Soltani, are preparing to write rules to guide that enforcement and those rules could address the new forms of identity technologies that advertisers and publishers are currently testing. Soltani criticized email-based…
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PDPL

Updates to Saudi Arabia’s Data Protection Law

Whilst European and North American businesses are well accustomed to dealing with complex data protection legislation, businesses in the MENA region have by and large not had to consider the same in their local markets. From a Saudi standpoint, the recently published Personal Data Protection Law (published on 24 September 2021 and effective as of…
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Data Protection

Opinion: How the U.S. Government’s Efforts Can Improve Data Privacy and Protection in 2021

This year, cybersecurity incidents, such as data breaches, have led to the proliferation of identity theft and fraud, facilitated by a lack of digital identity verification credentials. Additionally, data privacy legislation has gained momentum at the state level and become a key area of concern for lawmakers and citizens alike. Meanwhile, artificial intelligence and blockchain…
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California

California Passes Suite of New Privacy Laws

California continues to be at the vanguard of privacy protection.  On October 11, 2021, California’s Governor Newsom signed several bills addressing privacy and data security. These new laws go into effect January 1, 2022 and include: AB 335, which adds an exemption to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) consumer personal information sales opt-out right.…
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Massachusetts Introduces Revolutionary Privacy Bill 

The Massachusetts Senate began deliberating a new privacy law this year. The Massachusetts Information Privacy Act (MIPA) could be one of the strongest data privacy laws in the United States, if passed. Representatives Andy Vargas and Dave Rogers and Senate Majority Leader Cynthia Creem introduced the bill, which currently sits before the Joint Committee on…
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