CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:54:43 +0000

Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.

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FaceApp – Der Wolf im Schafspelz ist nicht allein

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:45:52 +0000

Alle, die diese Woche irgendwo im Dunstkreis von Facebook oder anderen sozialen Plattformen unterwegs waren, haben höchstwahrscheinlich Selfies von Bekannten neben AI-generierten Bildern gesehen, wie sie in ein paar Jahrzehnten aussehen werden. Unter diesen Posts sammeln sich dann nicht selten etliche Kommentare, die davor warnen, dass die Foto-Poster gerade ihre Seele an eine obskure russische [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/FxQcRH-raUk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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How the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will affect you and your business | TECH(talk)


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is, in some ways, similar to Europe's GDPR. This rule, which goes into effect in 2020, gives individual users more ownership over their own data. Users can even refuse to allow companies to sell their online data. As the compliance deadline approaches, CSO Online contributor Maria Kolokov and senior editor Michael Nadeau discuss with Juliet how CCPA may shift business models, change online behavior and reveal where exactly our data has been. Some tech companies, like Google, are even trying to exempt themselves from regulation. Failure to adhere to the rule could be an "extinction level" event.

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What should a US federal data privacy law ideally include?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

What do small, privacy-protective companies think about a federal data privacy law for the US? It turns out, they’re all for it. Here are some of their ideas for US data privacy legislation.

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Hackers Are After Your Personal Data – Here’s How to Stop Them

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:05:36 +0000

Our lives are increasingly digital. We shop, socialize, communicate, watch TV and play games — all from the comfort of our desktop, laptop, or mobile device. But to access most of these services we need to hand over some of our personal data. Whether it’s just our name and email address or more sensitive information…

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Maine inches closer to shutting down ISP pay-for-privacy schemes

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Unlike a data privacy proposal in the US and a new data privacy law in California, the Maine data privacy bill aimed at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) explicitly shuts down any pay-for-privacy schemes.

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Decentralized identity and the path to digital privacy

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 13:00:30 +0000

Security is the central challenge of the digital age. Our digital lives have moved into the cloud. People now use multiple devices to connect to multiple applications through many different networks. Just about everything is connected to the internet, where threats remain constant and evolving. In this distributed, heterogeneous environment, however, there’s still only one “you.” That’s why decentralized identity is the best path to security.

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Medical industry struggles with PACS data leaks

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 18:05:21 +0000

PACS servers are often used to store and transmit patient data. But how is their security implemented? We take a look at case of how poor setup can easily lead to data leaks.

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The top six takeaways for user privacy

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Amidst never-ending data breaches and constantly-surprising company fiascos, here are six takeaways for anyone in the US who cares about protecting their online privacy.

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The top six takeaways for corporate data privacy compliance

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.

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Consumers have few legal options for protecting privacy

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:03:20 +0000

Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.

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