The IAPP's top-5 most-read stories for the week of Oct. 14, 2019

(Oct 18, 2019) We know, there's a lot 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 modern privacy professional. Sure, we distill the latest news and relevant content down in the Daily Dashboard and our weekly regional digest, but sometimes, even that's too much. To help, we offer our top-five most-read stories of the week. Daily Dashboard, "Calif. Gov. Newsom signs CCPA amendments into law" Privacy Tracker, "Potent... Read More

Top-5 most-read stories since Oct. 14, 2019

(Oct 18, 2019) 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 modern privacy professional. Sure, we distill the latest news and relevant content down in the Daily Dashboard and our weekly regional digests, but sometimes that's even too much. To help, we offer our top-five most-read stories for the week of Oct. 14.Full Story... Read More

NIST seeking comments on Privacy Framework draft

(Oct 16, 2019) The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for comments on the preliminary draft of its Privacy Framework. Commenters can view the NIST Privacy Framework Webinar: Ready, Set, Comment on the Preliminary Draft for additional information on the preliminary draft. The agency will incorporate feedback into a revised draft of the framework by the end of year. Editor's Note: IAPP Research Director Caitlin Fennessy, CIPP/US, provided an update on the NIST Privacy Framework in thi... Read More

Top-5 most-read stories since Oct. 7, 2019

(Oct 11, 2019) 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 modern privacy professional. Sure, we distill the latest news and relevant content down in the Daily Dashboard and our weekly regional digests, but sometimes that's even too much. To help, we offer our top-five most-read stories for the week of Oct. 7.Full Story... Read More

The IAPP's top-5 most-read stories for the week of Oct. 7, 2019

(Oct 11, 2019) We know, there's a lot 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 modern privacy professional. Sure, we distill the latest news and relevant content down in the Daily Dashboard and our weekly regional digest, but sometimes, even that's too much. To help, we offer our top-five most-read stories of the week. The Privacy Advisor, "Common challenges for DPOs and how to handle them," by Moneta Money Bank... Read More

IAPP white paper: Consensus and divergence in federal US privacy legislation

(Oct 10, 2019) Over the past year, numerous lawmakers and organizations have offered proposals or recommendations regarding a new federal U.S. data privacy law. To shine more light on the specific provisions that are being debated, IAPP Senior Westin Fellow Müge Fazlioglu, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, looked at a set of bills that have been introduced in Congress in the past year, from the Consumer Data Protection Act introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., to the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, among many others. ... Read More

New framework, road map help Singapore DPOs set career goals

(Oct 10, 2019) Career paths for privacy professionals generally lack clarity in regards to the skills and experience that are required to reach a desired position. Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission is aiming to help privacy pros grasp a better understanding of their potential with the release of the “Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap.” The framework and road map identify core skill sets and proficiency levels a data protection officer is suggested to have at every ... Read More

Former FTC chief technologist joins Georgetown Law

(Oct 10, 2019) Former U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chief Technologist Ashkan Soltani is joining Georgetown Law as a distinguished fellow, according to a Georgetown Law news release. Soltani, who was a significant contributor to the California Consumer Privacy Act, will work with the Institute for Technology Law & Policy and Center on Privacy & Technology. In his time at the FTC, he created the Office of Technology Research and Investigation, was one of the first technologists in the Division of Privac... Read More

Program on Economics & Privacy accepting applications for 2019–20 privacy fellowship

(Oct 7, 2019) The Program on Economics & Privacy at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is seeking applications for the 2019–20 Privacy Fellowship. PEP is looking for authors to create original work that focuses on the law and economics of issues of the regulatory scrutiny of online platforms. A full list of suggested topics can be found on this page. Selected authors will present their papers at a research roundtable and the Public Policy Conference on the Law & Economics of Privacy and... Read More

FPF appoints Robbert van Eijk managing director for Europe

(Oct 7, 2019) The Future of Privacy Forum appointed Robbert van Eijk as managing director for Europe. He will oversee the day-to-day operations, implement FPF's European policy and manage relationships with stakeholders in a number of areas. “European data protection policies are driving privacy practices around the world,” said FPF CEO Jules Polonetsky, CIPP/US. “As an established leader in the data protection field, Rob has technical and policy expertise that will be a tremendous asset as we provide on-the-... Read More