Dr. Breach is at it again! This time he's using spear phishing campaigns to try and steal credit card information....until Prudence the Privacy Pro and Opt Out get wind of his evil plot.
Subscribers to the IAPP Privacy List offered up some fun ideas for ways to celebrate Data Privacy Day. While these suggestions are particularly appropriate on January 28, they can be implemented at any time of the year to promote the importance of privacy in your organization.
DLA Piper has created version 3.0 of its online and interactive guidebook of the world’s data protection laws and regulations. The tool offers each countries’ law, regulator contact information and specifics on how it regulates anything from infosecurity to breaches to electronic marketing. It’s also possible to set two countries side by side and compare the way they regulate data protection.
World Law Group has created this guide to provide a brief overview of legislation governing data breach notification requirements in jurisdictions across the globe.
This guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office explores what you need to consider if permitting the use of personal devices to process personal data for which you are responsible.
This tool is the product of the Accountability Project’s fourth year and responds to the need for a practical means to help organizations implement and evaluate the programs and practices necessary to establish accountability for responsible data protection.
In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”
This ABA Bank Compliance
article by Matt Storer, CIPP/US, offers a detailed look at the Red Flags Rule and the 26 examples offered in the associated guidelines as well as suggestions to help you align the rule with your organization’s needs.
Jay Cline, CIPP/US, of Minnesota Privacy Consultants helped the IAPP compile this list of interview questions submitted by several dozen subscribers to the IAPP Privacy List. The questions are favorites of the subscribers in helping to find privacy job candidates with the highest potential.
Backgroundcheck.org has created this basic overview of some new privacy legislation, both passed and proposed, in the U.S. and what it may mean for you and your organization.
This series of Privacy Advisor articles by Deidre Rodriguez, CIPP/US, explores different aspects of privacy programs, why they're important and how to implement them in your organization.
This tool from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse allows users to sort and search data breaches in the U.S. by type of breach, type of organization and year and then download and print a pdf of the customized report.
This webpage lists all U.S. Federal Trade Commission cases and proceedings and allows filtering by name, date, enforcement type, and more.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council published this guidance to address the applicability of federal consumer protection and compliance laws, regulations and policies to activities conducted via social media by banks, savings associations and credit unions as well as by non-bank entities supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The guidance does not impose any new requirements on financial institutions. Rather, it is a guide to help financial institutions understand the applicability of existing requirements and supervisory expectations associated with the use of social media.
This interactive map of the U.S. comes from the Council for Responsible Genetics and allows users to click through to state laws on genetic privacy.
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