IAPP updates comprehensive privacy law global mapping

(May 4, 2022) Comprehensive data protection laws exist around the world, and more are expected to come into play. While each law is different, there are many common thread... Read More

US Commerce Dept. announces 'historic' Global CBPR Forum for data transfers

(Apr 21, 2022) Transborder data flows are among the most significant and complex issues in the privacy profession at the moment. As the U.S. and EU Read More

Jamaica’s new information commissioner talks meeting DPA mandate from the ground up

(Mar 22, 2022) Jamaica’s Data Protection Act, passed in 2020, established the Office of the Information Commissioner to enforce data privacy rights outlined in the legislat... Read More

UN Human Rights Council urged to balance personal privacy and economic integration

(Mar 14, 2022) A United Nations human rights expert urged the Human Rights Council that a model personal data protection system must balance right of privacy with economic ... Read More

Privacy Tech and Privacy by Design news from IAPP's Resource Center

(Feb 17, 2022) The IAPP Resource Center features the latest research, coverage and analysis for privacy technology and privacy by design. The Resource Center includes separ... Read More

IAPP launches 'Global Privacy Law and DPA Directory'

(Jan 25, 2022) To stay apprised of the hundreds of data protection laws that exist across the globe, the IAPP Westin Research Center announces the creation of a single inde... Read More

Personal data of 515,000 'highly vulnerable' victims aided by Red Cross stolen

(Jan 20, 2022) At least 60 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies had the personal data of more than 515,000 “highly vulnerable” victims breached, InfoSecurity Magaz... Read More

Jamaica appoints information commissioner

(Dec 8, 2021) Celia Barclay assumed duties as Jamaica’s Information Commissioner Dec. 1, The Gleaner reports. Barclay, who has more than 14 years of experience practicing ... Read More

Bermuda to host 2023 Global Privacy Assembly

(Sep 27, 2021) Bermuda will host the 2023 Global Privacy Assembly Annual Meeting, which will be a weeklong event in late October, the GPA announced. The summit gathers data... Read More

Jamaica’s National Identification System proposal raises privacy concerns

(Sep 20, 2021) Jamaica is proposing a National Identification System to collect citizens’ personal and biometric data, Rappler reports. The system would collect residents’ ... Read More