India moving forward with centralized health database

(Sep 22, 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic expedited India's plans to create a centralized database containing the health data of its 1.3 billion citizens, Reuters reports. Prime... Read More

Efforts to curb COVID-19 spread costs personal privacy

(Sep 21, 2020) The New York Times reports South Korean efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 are invading citizens' personal privacy. The government has publicized the ... Read More

US House passes bill for IoT, cybersecurity guides

(Sep 17, 2020) The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill calling for the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Office of Management and Budget to dev... Read More

IAPP book: An updated guide to US government data sharing

(Sep 15, 2020) Now, perhaps more than ever before, it is critical to understand how governments around the world protect the personal information they exchange with each ot... Read More

The GDPR Catch-22 in the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing app

(Sep 10, 2020) Last week, the Dutch Parliament voted in favor of an amendment to a bill regulating use of the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing application, which would improv... Read More

Abu Dhabi launches open data platform

(Sep 10, 2020) The Department of Government Support in Abu Dhabi launched an open data platform, TradeArabia reports. The platform is designed to allow public and private s... Read More

China rolls out global data security plan

(Sep 9, 2020) Forbes reports the Chinese government announced a global data se... Read More

Judge finds FBI, NSA violated surveillance laws

(Sep 8, 2020) U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Presiding Judge James Boasberg ruled the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency violated l... Read More

Study: GDPR increases workloads for under-resourced UK DPOs

(Sep 8, 2020) According to Computer Weekly, a study by cloud case management ser... Read More

GSA releases draft framework for US data ethics

(Sep 4, 2020) The U.S. General Services Administration published its draft Data Ethics Framework to guide the government on making ethical decisions when managing or using... Read More