Seventeenth EDPB Plenary Session

On January 28th and 29th, the EEA Data Protection Authorities and the European Data Protection Supervisor, assembled in the European Data Protection Board, met for their seventeenth plenary [...]

NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework Resource Center

The NICE Framework, NIST Special Publication 800-181, is a national-focused resource that categorizes and describes cybersecurity work. The NICE Framework establishes a taxonomy and common [...]

NIST Privacy Framework Webinar: Ready, Set, Adopt Version 1.0

This webinar held Jan. 29 (recording available) discussed the recently-released NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management (version [...]

Absent Guidelines, Many Questions on Facilitating EU DSARs

At present, companies acting as data controllers lack uniform interpretation of the rules that guide their compliance efforts to respond to data subject rights requests under the EU General Data [...]

DoJ Files Actions to Stop Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to American Consumers

The DoJ filed civil actions for temporary restraining orders in two landmark cases against five companies and three individuals allegedly responsible for carrying hundreds of millions of [...]

FTC Marks Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week February 3-7 2020

The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, February 3-7, 2020, by co-hosting a series of free events highlighting the warning signs of tax identity theft and [...]

Key Global Takeaways From India’s Revised Personal Data Protection Bill

The Indian government finally introduced its Personal Data Protection Bill in Parliament on Dec. 11, 2019, after more than two years of fierce debate on the bill’s provisions. India’s [...]

Age Appropriate Design: A Code Of Practice For Online Services

On January 21, 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office published the final version of its Age Appropriate Design Code, which sets out the standards that online services need to meet in [...]

FTC Finalizes Settlements with Five Companies Related to Privacy Shield Allegations

The Federal Trade Commission has finalized settlements with five companies over allegations they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies [...]

FTC Brings Clarity to its Data Security Enforcement Orders Following Criticism That They Were ‘Unenforceably Vague’’

As part of the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, The FTC held a hearing in December 2018 that specifically considered how it might improve its data [...]

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