U.S. Private-Sector Privacy, Fourth Edition

Publish date: 2024

Authors: Peter P. Swire, CIPP/US, DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo, CIPP/US

For privacy practitioners seeking guidance on the evolving U.S. privacy landscape, “U.S. Private-Sector Privacy, Fourth Edition” is the principal text for the IAPP’s Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) program.

The book explores U.S. privacy laws, regulations, and key influencing technological and societal developments. Reorganized, expanded, and updated to reflect current issues in privacy, this edition includes new chapters on state comprehensive privacy laws and the technological aspects of privacy. Important updates include the long-term effects of the pandemic on workplace privacy, privacy implications of the Dobbs case and efforts to regulate emerging technologies. Discussions on privacy risk management and the finalization of the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework have also been included.

Topics covered:

  • U.S. legal framework
  • Technological aspects of privacy
  • Information management and privacy risk management
  • Federal and state regulators and enforcement of privacy law
  • State comprehensive privacy laws
  • State data breach notification, security, and destruction laws
  • Essential privacy practices in the medical, financial, educational, telecommunications and marketing sectors
  • Workplace privacy
  • Privacy issues in civil litigation and government investigations

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