The Facebook Cambridge Analytica data scandal has garnered attention worldwide for helping to spotlight a very real problem with data privacy on the Internet. CPO Magazine will be providing ongoing coverage as we believe this to be a pivotal moment which will shape the future of how tech companies use consumer data.
California once again takes the lead with new data privacy law. While tech companies are not delighted and will continue to fight, it is still a better alternative to the November ballot which would have been more problematic.
While privacy by design is not a new concept, the GDPR makes it a legal requirement, and thus practical guidance is needed for putting policy into practice. What are the concepts and requirements in the context of recent guidance published by the EDPS and UK ICO?
While the legitimate interests ground for processing under the GDPR can be lawfully applied in many cases, a provisional balance should be established by data controllers with more safeguards for the protection of data subjects.
The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Cybersecurity Regulation blazed a trail in 2017, forming the basis for similar laws for other industries in other states. Currently, the regulation serves as a useful model for managing cybersecurity risks, regardless of industry.
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