September 1 marked the beginning of a new enforcement regime in the mobile ad space as the Council of Better Business Bureau’s (CBBB) Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program starts cracking down on the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles in the mobile environment. With exclusive comments from the CBBB’s Accountability Program Vice President and Director Genie Barton, this report for The Privacy Advisor examines what the CBBB will focus on enforcing and what... Read more
The Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and General Services Administration have awarded a $133.3-million contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions to provide personal data protection services to the 21.5 million victims of the second OPM hack, GovExec reports. The contract is part of a larger $500-million Blanket Purchase Agreement for responding to the devastating data breach and potential future breaches stemming from the hack. Unlike the response to the first h... Read more
Inspired by a question from one of our members, the latest addition to the IAPP Resource Center is a list of introductory-level books for incoming privacy professionals or people just looking to learn more about the field. The IAPP Privacy List came through with lots of great titles, including, not surprisingly, some IAPP-published training books like Building a Privacy Program—A Practitioner’s Guide and the third edition of Privacy Law Fundamentals, published this year. Also included in t... Read more
Michelle Frasher, visiting scholar at the EU Center, University of Illinois, is conducting a study of EU and U.S. anti-money-laundering compliance and how it works or conflicts with privacy law, and she needs your help to identify the frequency and severity of these conflicts. The research is sponsored by The SWIFT Institute, and your responses to this short survey are anonymous and will inform recommendations for best practices that will address changes in the regulatory landscape. The whitepap... Read more
IAPP Certification Director Doug Forman and Robinson & Cole LLP’s Governance Manager Jim Merrifield talk the value of obtaining Certified Information Privacy Professional, Certified Information Privacy Manager and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPP, CIPM and CIPT) certifications as well as the credentials’ past and future in ILTA’s new free podcast, “Certifiable! The Value of Certifications to Your Career—CIPP, CIPM and CIPT with IAPP,” Connected Community reports. “We’re... Read more
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