Repercussions of 2021 Albanian data breach still being felt

(Nov 17, 2022) A December 2021 data breach in Albania still has far-reaching consequences for Albanian and neighboring Kosovan citizens, Balkan Insight reports. As a result... Read More

FTC extends deadline for compliance with 'Safeguards Rule'

(Nov 17, 2022) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission extended its deadline for financial institutions to enhance their security safeguards for customers’ personal information. ... Read More

Online substance abuse treatment leaves patients vulnerable to privacy violations

(Nov 17, 2022) Individuals in the U.S. receiving online treatment for substance misuse may not have their medical privacy protected, Wired reports, citing a joint Read More

US medical claims processor breached

(Nov 17, 2022) The “misconfiguration” of a server for a Kentucky medical claims processing firm for U.S. jails and prisons exposed confidential information of nearly 600,00... Read More

Global News Roundup: Nov. 8-14, 2022

(Nov 14, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, the Council of the European Union made final revisions to the proposed EU Artificial Intelligence Act. A Stockholm... Read More

Planned Parenthood calls on FTC to protect sensitive data

(Nov 14, 2022) Planned Parenthood urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to "write tailored regulations to protect consumers' sensitive data from the potentially dangerous... Read More

US lawsuits allege Apple, Meta collected data without consent

(Nov 14, 2022) A New York resident is suing Apple in a class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, MediaPost reports. The... Read More

Analysis: Digital yuan could lead to more government 'surveillance,' 'social control'

(Nov 11, 2022) The implementation of China’s digital yuan, or Read More

Manitoba hospital workers found to breach patients' privacy

(Nov 11, 2022) In the last three years, Manitoba hospital workers were found to violate patients’ privacy more than 1,000 times, according to an investigation conducted by ... Read More

Probe leads to MEP's spyware moratorium proposal

(Nov 9, 2022) Politico reports Dutch Member of European Parliament Sophie In’t Veld is calling for a moratorium on member states' use of spyware and further review of the ... Read More