Global legislative predictions for 2022

(Jan 27, 2022) The urgency to pass or update privacy law around the world seems to heat up more each year, and 2022 is likely to be a hot one. The IAPP gathered predictions... Read More

Treasury department considers digital ID systems

(Jan 27, 2022) The U.S. Department of the Treasury is exploring potential grants to assist state and local governments with financing digital identity systems, Nextgov repo... Read More

US senator raises issue of privacy breaches, IT challenges at IRS

(Jan 27, 2022) U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., penned a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig that inquired about the agency’s ability to process citizens’ private i... Read More

A turning point for privacy laws in Israel

(Jan 26, 2022) Israel is recognized around the world as an important technology hub. It is home to hundreds of large, multinational tech corporations operating substantial ... Read More

The Privacy Advisor's top-10 most-read articles for 2021

(Jan 26, 2022) We know there's lots of privacy news, guidance and documentation to keep up with every day. And we also know you're busy doing all the things required of the... Read More

IRS new requirement for use of facial recognition draws skepticism

(Jan 26, 2022) Critics of the Internal Revenue Service’s new requirement for taxpayers to use facial recognition warn without proper safeguards, information collected by th... Read More

German BMAS publishes independent advisory board's employee data protection recommendations

(Jan 25, 2022) The German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs published the results of the independent interdisciplinary advisory board on employee data protectio... Read More

Nearly 5,800 Nigerians trained on country's data protection regulation last year

(Jan 25, 2022) The Nigerian National Information Technology Development Agency recently announced it trained nearly 5,800 citizens on the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation... Read More

Committee ready to implement Thailand's Personal Data Protection Act

(Jan 24, 2022) The committee in charge of implementing Thailand's Personal Data Protection Act has been formed, ahead of the law going into effect in June, the Bangkok Post... Read More

Mongolian Parliament outlines five major privacy laws passed in 2021

(Jan 24, 2022) Mongolian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Innovation and e-Policy recapped its 2021 session during a recent press conference, the UB Post reports. The com... Read More