The top-5 most-read stories for the week of Oct. 11, 2021

(Oct 15, 2021) U.S. employers requiring disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status is one of the hottest topics right now. IAPP Westin Fellow Taylor Kay Lively Read More

Vaccine credential systems: Considerations for US employers

(Oct 14, 2021) Amidst the shifting employment landscape created by COVID-19, employers requiring employees to disclose their vaccination status has become a hot — yet Read More

Advocacy group pitches privacy principles for NZ vaccine certificates

(Oct 14, 2021) The Privacy Foundation New Zealand's Health Care and Policy Working Group published proposed privacy principles around New Zealand's COVID-19 vaccine certifi... Read More

Concerns raised over Australia's COVID-19 quarantine apps

(Oct 14, 2021) The Guardian reports Australian human rights groups are sounding the alarm over potential privacy issues connected to various COVID-19 quarantine application... Read More

New Jersey-based fertility clinic reaches $495K settlement over data breach

(Oct 14, 2021) The Diamond Institute for Infertility and Menopause clinic will pay $495,000 in a settlement with New Jersey's Office of the Attorney General and Division of... Read More

A US employer's guide to vaccine credential systems

(Oct 14, 2021) U.S. employers requiring disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status is among the hottest topics in privacy circles these days. The private sector has been lef... Read More

Gov. Newsom approves CCPA amendments, genetic privacy bill

(Oct 8, 2021) Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a pair of bills into law that amend the California Consumer Privacy Act and the California Privacy Rights Act. Read More

Henrietta Lacks' estate sues pharma company profiting off HeLa cells

(Oct 5, 2021) Henrietta Lacks' estate sued Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company Thermo Fisher Scientific for selling Henrietta Lacks' cells without the consent of La... Read More

El regreso a clases y la protección de los datos personales

(Oct 5, 2021) El regreso a clases en México representa un gran reto operativo para las instituciones educativas debido a las medidas sanitarias que deben contemplarse para... Read More

Suit filed over UK patient data collection and more privacy litigation updates

(Oct 4, 2021) CNBC Read More