The CCPA went into effect at the start of 2020, providing two complete years of data at this point. The total number of data subject requests just about doubled from one year to the next.
Privacy and cybersecurity professionals, the countdown is on. New omnibus privacy laws will go into effect in California and Virginia on January 1, 2023, creating a slew of updated regulatory requirements for businesses.
A new consumer privacy act has been signed into law in Utah and takes effect as 2023 ends, the fourth state bill of this nature to be passed. It is the most business-friendly of the bunch.
A statement from Danske Bank indicates that the GDPR violations are tied to an inability to build data deletion functionality into its complex interlocked IT systems despite beginning efforts in 2016.
Leaked document saw a Facebook engineer lament the international privacy regulations that the company is now subject to, describing them as a "tsunami." Facebook now faces some sort of user data compliance requirements in over 100 countries.
Digital Services Act would bring new restrictions on how targeted advertising can use sensitive personal information and a requirement that the inner workings of recommender algorithms be visible to the public.
With increasing privacy regulations, how exactly can organizations prepare for the looming privacy-driven era of digital advertising? It starts with baking privacy and transparency into all facets of operations.
A new data reform bill included in the 2022 Queen's Speech promises a "pro-growth" framework of greater benefit to both businesses and citizens of the UK. It could put an end to the data adequacy decision that allows personal data to continue flowing between it and the EU.
By 2024, it’s likely that almost every U.S. state will have its own data privacy regulations. Businesses getting prepared now are barely ahead of the curve; those that put it off till the laws hit the market will have to scramble to keep up.
Spanish data protection authority AEPD called the two infringements that led to the GDPR fine "very serious." Both relate to Google's transfer of EU citizen data to the US.