Web con: 'Trends in Changing Data Breach Notification Laws'

(Nov 11, 2019) Privacy professionals have a lot to keep up with in the ever-changing regulatory landscape, from an increase in U.S. state privacy laws to expanding definitions of personal information. Join the IAPP Nov. 14 for this sponsored web conference as RadarFirst CEO and Founder Mahmood Sher-Jan and Dentons Counsel Deborah Rimmler discuss data breach notification laws on a U.S. and international level. The speakers will cover data breach notification trends they saw from legislative movement in 2019 and... Read More

Privacy pros see more intersection with privacy, ethics

(Nov 11, 2019) Compliance in the privacy space focuses on meeting the requirements of the law and abiding by its language. However, both scopes start and end with ethical considerations. "Ethics is doing the right thing even when no one is watching," Akami Technologies General Counsel and Chief Data Protection Officer James Casey, CIPP/E, said at the IAPP's Privacy. Security. Risk. conference in Las Vegas. "It's the umbrella set of concepts that apply to your compliance, legal and trust efforts." IAPP Staff Wr... Read More

Spanish DPA releases guide on cookies

(Nov 8, 2019) The Spanish data protection authority, the AEPD, released a new guide on the use of cookies. The agency jointly published the document with IAB Spain and other associations, such as Adigital and Autocontrol. The guide covers organizations' cookie requirements under Section 2 of Article 22 of Law 34/2002, as well as their legal obligations under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Spain’s Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data. The document explains the or... Read More

Top-5 most-read stories since Nov. 4, 2019

(Nov 8, 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 Nov. 4.Full Story... Read More

The IAPP's top-5 most-read stories for the week of Nov. 4, 2019

(Nov 8, 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 of the week. Westin Research Center: "The Privacy Shield review and its potential to impact Schrems II," IA... Read More

IAPP, Hong Kong PCPD to co-host mainland China cybersecurity conference 11 Dec.

(Nov 7, 2019) The IAPP and Hong Kong’s Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data have co-organized a conference on mainland China’s cybersecurity law 11 Dec. The conference will cover legal developments with the law and its implementation challenges, as well as a discussion on the rule’s regulatory implications with Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Kai-yi Wong. Other presenters include Norton Rose Fulbright, Beijing, Partner Barbara Li, Huawei Senior Legal Counsel Allen Ting, CIPP/A, CIPM... Read More

Apple publishes papers on new privacy features

(Nov 7, 2019) Reuters reports Apple has released white papers detailing how four new privacy features function on its operating systems. The white papers cover Apple’s photo app, Safari web browser, the location-based services on its mobile devices and third-party login service for apps. The new features address issues such as attempts to create fake accounts on apps and app developers that do not abide by the company's rules and standards.Full Story... Read More

Startup aims to help third parties streamline vendor questionnaires

(Nov 7, 2019) Ever since the EU General Data Protection Regulation made organizations liable for third parties acting as processors, vendor management has become crucial for organizations that do not wish to face stiff financial penalties. The conversation has evolved to the point where it has shifted to how vendors should manage “their” vendors. In order to properly vet vendors, organizations will often send out questionnaires to a prospective third party to learn about its practices. Caroline McCaffery had... Read More

White Paper – The Skill Set Needed to Implement a Global Privacy Standard: ISO/IEC 27701 alignment with IAPP CIPM and CIPP/E certifications

(Nov 7, 2019) In August 2019, the International Standards Organization released its first global privacy standard, ISO/IEC 22701. To offer insight into the professional skill set necessary to implement this new global privacy standard, the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Westin Research Center mapped ISO/IEC 27701 to the bodies of knowledge for a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe and a Certified Information Privacy Manager. Read More

Federal CIO: Chief Data Officer Council to be established soon

(Nov 6, 2019) U.S. Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington Tuesday the U.S. government will soon establish its first Chief Data Officer Council, Nextgov reports. The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act called for the creation of the CDO Council to advise government in data efforts. “The council will meet regularly to establish governmentwide best practices for the generation, dissemination and protection of data; promote interagency d... Read More