COVID-19 And Data Privacy: Health Vs. Privacy

Opinion: COVID-19 and Data Privacy: Health vs. Privacy

This article was published on March 26, 2020 on Business Law Today, a publication of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section at https://businesslawtoday.org/2020/03/covid-19-data-privacy-health-vs-privacy/. We received permission for Mr. Claypoole to republish for the ADCG community. The Black Death stole people’s identities. Sweeping through Europe and Asia periodically from the 14th to the 18th century, the…
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Social Distancing And Cybersecurity

Best Practices for Cybersecurity During Social Distancing

It’s unusual that a cybersecurity news organization has the chance to report on a biological virus instead of a software virus. But here we are. The rapid-fire spread of COVID-19 has turned the world on its head, and it’s safe to say that a lot of changes are in store for the foreseeable future. While…
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Clearview AI Breach Major Blow For Data Privacy

Clearview AI Breach Raises Questions About Data Privacy Compliance

Clearview AI, a facial recognition app the New York Times claimed “might end privacy as we know it,” has taken a massive step towards fulfilling that prophecy. Recently, the controversial New York-based company experienced a major data breach, with hackers leaking the company’s entire customer list as well as data pertaining to the number of…
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How To Respond To A Data Subject Access Request Under GDPR

How to Respond to a Data Subject Access Request Under GDPR

Under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), consumers have the right to request a copy of their personal data from companies who hold it. This type of request is known as a Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR). Responding to a DSAR is not difficult with the proper amount of advance preparation. An updated…
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CCPA Updates

A Guide to the Changes Proposed by Regulatory Update to CCPA

On Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act kicked into effect. In short, the new privacy law gives consumers the right to know what types of personally identifiable information (PII) are being collected, stored, and sold by companies under the new law’s jurisdiction. It also lets consumers opt-out of having their data stored and…
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2020 Privacy Predictions

Opinion: Privacy Predictions for 2020

The evolution of privacy requirements and risks has progressed at lightning speed; we’re a far cry from listing “dumpster diving” as a critical risk in exposing personally identifiable information (PII) as we did 20 years ago. Paper shredding may still have its place in security protocols for now, but today, the rapid advancement of technology…
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NIST Privacy Framework

NIST Releases a Blueprint for Achieving Compliance With Data Privacy Laws

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has been in effect for just over a month, and with updates already in the works, it is already facing pushback. Many companies are finding it difficult to craft a universally-compliant data privacy policy, especially because there are very few examples of data privacy policies that are flexible enough…
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