General Privacy & Data Security News & Developments

A new Washington State bill works to close the gap between consumer knowledge and industry practice by providing stronger privacy protections for all Washington consumers’ health data.

The bill provides

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If you are a GDPR-compliant company, does that mean you can start doing business in the United States with no additional thoughts about privacy?

As Simon Cowell says: “It’s a

Continue Reading What Does the EU-US “Draftequacy” Decision Mean for Companies Right Now?

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has submitted comments to FTC Rulemaking on commercial surveillance.

Here are some key takeaways.

IOT devices:

  • It is important that data from the Internet
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For deidentification under the traditional laws like HIPAA, removal of identifiers qualifies.

That was a key facet of what I discussed last week on an anonymization panel during the IAPP

Continue Reading Deidentification vs Anonymization: What Is Enough?