A refresher course on the HIPAA Privacy Rule

(Jun 18, 2021) COVID-19 has raised some key discussions on emerging privacy issues as well as created fresh debate around existing topics. One of those new debates centers ... Read More

Kroll releases '2021 Data Breach Outlook'

(Jun 18, 2021) Digital service provider Kroll published its "2021 Data Breach Outlook," which reviewed the effects of data breaches on its clients in 2020. The report shows... Read More

Senate confirms Chris Inglis as national cyber director

(Jun 18, 2021) The U.S. Senate confirmed former National Security Agency deputy director Chris Inglis as head of the new Office of the National Cyber Director, Politico rep... Read More

Facebook to test ads in Oculus virtual reality headsets

(Jun 18, 2021) Facebook will begin testing advertisements within Oculus’ virtual reality headsets. Facebook will not use information stored and processed on headsets to tar... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 18 June 2021

(Jun 17, 2021) Dear privacy pros, Shortly after my last introduction, where I alluded t... Read More

AEPD rolls out updated data breach notification system

(Jun 17, 2021) Spain’s data protection authority, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, announced the launch of a new data breach Read More

Norwegian DPA issues NOK 5M fine and other enforcement news

(Jun 15, 2021) Norway's data protection authority, Datatilsynet, Read More

Survey: 56% of Americans don't trust vaccine passports to protect data

(Jun 15, 2021) A survey conducted by Help Net Security gauged Americans' attitude toward the security measures implemented by vaccine passports. Of the 3,000 Americans poll... Read More

US House committee opens investigation into Trump DoJ surveillance

(Jun 15, 2021) The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will open an investigation into the U.S. Department of Justice's efforts to obtain metadata on members of Congress and Whi... Read More

Global News Roundup: June 7-14, 2021

(Jun 14, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Colorado became the third U.S. state to pass comprehensive privacy legislation. The Office of the ... Read More