Privacy Advisor

Protecting privacy in the education landscape

While recent large-scale data breaches have garnered much attention worldwide, smaller breaches at colleges and universities have also had a significant impact, prompting scrutiny, criticism and, in some cases, new legislation. The Privacy Advisor caught up with Foley & Lardner senior counsel Peter McLaughlin at the recent Practical Privacy Series event in Boston, Mass. McLaughlin, who recently published a book about protecting personally identifiable information in higher education, shared his perspective on the current landscape.

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