US cafeteria technology services company settles class-action lawsuit

(Aug 11, 2022) A school cafeteria technology services vendor agreed to pay $1.135 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit that alleged negligence, causing a data breach, ... Read More

4M US patients impacted by health care data breaches in July; 1M Kashmir University students' data stolen

(Aug 11, 2022) Nearly 4 million patients had personal data compromised in health care system data breaches reported to the U.S. government in July, Modern Healthcare... Read More

Federal lawsuit against Amazon's edtech student verification platform to proceed

(Aug 10, 2022) A federal judge rejected Amazon’s attempt to stave off discovery in a lawsuit alleging it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, MediaPost ... Read More

Unregulated Indian edtech raises children's privacy concerns

(Aug 9, 2022) Indian-based education technology companies are under fire regarding insufficient children's privacy, Rest of World reports. Member of Indian Parliament Kart... Read More

The evolution of a privacy legal career

(Aug 5, 2022) WilmerHale Partner Kirk Nahra, CIPP/US, was featured on the “How I Lawyer” podcast hosted by Georgetown University law professor Jonah Perlin. Nahra, a forme... Read More

University of Western Australia's student record system breached

(Aug 4, 2022) Officials at the University of Western Australia discovered a data breach that potentially compromised the personal data of current and former students, IT N... Read More

Survey: Student monitoring increasing post-remote learning

(Aug 4, 2022) A Read More

Right away! Data protection for children and adolescents cannot wait

(Aug 2, 2022) This report, published by the CEO of Opice Blum Academy, Dr. Alessandra Borelli, outlines the concerns of the current state of data protection for children a... Read More

Op-ed: Campus CPOs fail higher learning without privacy advocacy

(Aug 2, 2022) University chief privacy officers should focus on “advocacy and ethical issues that are at the heart of most debates about privacy,” University of California... Read More

Major edtech software provider suffers cyberattack

(Aug 1, 2022) Student-tracking software maker Illuminate Education was targeted wi... Read More