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NIST releases Zero Trust Architecture
The U.S National Institute of Standards and Technology's Computer Security Resource Center published its Zero Trust Architecture, which outlines a road map for cybersecurity measures across an organization. NIST explained the security concept was established to "move defenses from static, network-ba...
Privacy Shield invalidation poses problems for SMEs
Axios reports the potential impact of the invalidation of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement may differ depending on business size. While larger companies may be able to rely on the more complex and expensive standard contractual clauses to continue data transfers, small- to medium-sized enterpris...
ANA asks FTC to reconsider potential security regs
The Association of National Advertisers opposes potential security regulations for financial institutions that are being discussed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, MediaPost reports. More specifically, ANA opposes the proposed changes to the Safeguards Rule laid out in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Ac...
Op-ed: European data strategy raises privacy concerns
In an op-ed for MIT Technology Review, Anna Artyushina explains the privacy concerns around the European strategy for data. Artyushina looks at the Trusts Project, an initiative designed to set up a pool of information for organizations to access, as a potentially problematic area. "When put into pr...
CNIL confirms ongoing TikTok investigation
TechCrunch reports a spokeswoman for the French data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, confirmed the regulator has been actively investigating a complaint against TikTok since May. The complaint initially originated from a deletion request, but the CNI...
UN special rapporteur to examine children’s privacy
Joseph Cannataci, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, is examining children’s privacy rights. The focus is on “how privacy affects the evolving capacity of the child and the growth of autonomy, and what factors enhance or constrain this development.” Submissions related t...