Biometrics: How to Regulate Information Security in an Insecure World

Jul 30, 2015 By: Rachel Utter

While biometrics may appear to be panaceas, they also present their own unique security and privacy risks.

The Fraught World of Social Media and Employee Privacy

Jul 27, 2015 By: Matthew Bodie

Social media is making the separation between the personal and the professional even more difficult.

United Nations Appoints Its First Privacy Advocate

Jul 27, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

The UN Human Rights Council recently appointed its first dedicated privacy advocate, sending an important message about the importance of privacy rights.

Data Security and Attorney Ethics

Jul 23, 2015 By: Max Milstein

With data (in)security showing up more frequently in the headlines, with occasionally costly results, attorneys have to be concerned with their duty to protect client data from intrusion

Is Your TV Spying on You?

Jul 22, 2015 By: JIll McKiernan

An increasing number of TVs capture users voice commands and physical gestures, often sending this data to third-parties.

I’m Not Ready for My Close-Up, Officer: Law Enforcement’s Use of New Tech versus Data Privacy Rights

Jul 21, 2015 By: Christy Klancher

Technology advances bring about changes in how the government interacts with the public, but sometimes the law itself takes a while to catch up.

Data Breaches and Medical Identity Theft

Jun 1, 2015 By: Bruce Provda

Anthem Healthcare of California is in the middle of a lawsuit over hacked computer systems that exposed millions of individual’s data to cyber thieves.

Preparing for a data breach: Data security regulations and best practices

May 28, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Patricia Bailin and Arielle Brown of the International Association of Privacy Professionals say companies need to realize that sooner or later, they will be hacked.

RadioShack Bankruptcy Pushes Data Privacy Law Limits

May 25, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

As the retailer RadioShack works its way through the bankruptcy process, it is selling all of its commercial assets, including a substantial collection of customer data.

NSA’s Collection of Americans’ Phone Records Violates Patriot Act

May 14, 2015 By: Marissa Bartolucci

On May 7, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals concluded the language of the Patriot Act could not be construed to authorize the telephone metadata program.

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