How to update your processes to be compliant with India's privacy bill

(Mar 24, 2020) A large number of tourists visit India to get access to the wide array of health care services due to affordable prices, large number of highly skilled medical professionals, world-class infrastructure, quality and cost-effective treatments, ease of communication and travel, limited waiting time, and medical technology that is on par with the global industry standards. Services opted for by the tourists range from basic elective procedures to complex specialized surgeries. With the steps taken ... Read More

Irish DPC releases security guidance for data controllers

(Feb 12, 2020) Ireland's Data Protection Commission released guidance to help data controllers ensure they meet security obligations for the personal data they process. The guidance covers access controls, encryption, incident response plans, disposal of equipment and portable devices. “This large increase in the quantity of personal data processed and held gives rise to security challenges for the organisations that collect the data,” the guidance states. “Data controllers need to regularly audit their holdin... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Editorial Director, Feb. 7, 2019

(Feb 7, 2020) Greetings from Portsmouth, New Hampshire! It was quite a week for U.S. politics with the unusual juxtaposition of the State of the Union address, the conclusion of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and the chaos that came out of the Iowa caucuses. Historians will likely look back on the week's developments for years to come.  Political affiliation aside, and without going too deep into the incident, the app used in the Iowa caucuses reminded me of the importance of privacy, secu... Read More