Strengthening Data Privacy and Security in NY – State Educational Agencies to Protect Personally Identifiable Information

The New York State Education Department (“NYSED”) amended its Regulation for school districts and state-supported schools to protect personally identifiable information [...]

Partnerships to Build the Cybersecurity Workforce

In September 2016, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, awarded funding for five [...]

FTC’s Privacy & Data Security Update for 2019 – and how you can use it

The Federal Trade Commission today released its annual privacy and security update for 2019, highlighting a record year for enforcement actions aimed at protecting consumer privacy and data [...]

Danish Standard Contractual Clauses Approved and Available for Use

The Danish SCCs have been reviewed and approved by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). Accordingly, they constitute an official template containing the contractual provisions that the [...]

EU: Revised Draft of ePrivacy Regulation Released

On 21 February 2020, a revised text of the proposed Regulation concerning the Respect for Private Life and the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic Communications and Repealing Directive [...]

FTC reviewing its Endorsement Guides and Seeking Comments

The Federal Trade Commission is soliciting comments on, among other things, the economic impact of and the continuing need for its Endorsement Guides; possible conflicts between the Guides and [...]

My Stupid House – Reflections On Being “TC”

I don’t live in a big house. I don’t live in a smart house, either. That would require wiring it every which way to Oz (okay, wireless – work with me, here), something I’m not prepared to do, now [...]

Australian Consumer Data Right Privacy Guidelines Released

Guidelines for business on how to safeguard consumers’ privacy under the Consumer Data Right (CDR) have been released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) today.  [...]

FBI Releases IC3 2019 Internet Crime Report

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) provides the public with a trustworthy and convenient mechanism for reporting information concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal [...]

Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations

The protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) resident in nonfederal systems and organizations is of paramount importance to federal agencies and can directly impact the ability of [...]