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Most Recent Data Security

Conflicting Information About Privacy Regulations Makes Compliance Difficult

October 26, 2018 |

Attitudes are changing about data privacy and protection. That is a good thing. The not-so-good thing is that organizations are struggling to keep up with changing regulations.

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California Addresses Default Passwords

October 25, 2018 |

With the California law, the practice of easy default passwords will come to an end in 2020.

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Why Aren’t the Data Privacy Laws We Have Now Enough?

September 28, 2018 |

Experts disagree about whether the U.S. needs a federal data privacy law to replace the patchwork that now exists.

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Tech Companies Preparing Framework for Federal Data Privacy Legislation

September 25, 2018 |

Many of the largest tech and communication companies will be meeting with Congress to discuss data privacy and to present ideas for federal data privacy regulations.

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Apple Adds Mandatory Privacy Policy to the App Store

September 21, 2018 |

The new policy will require app developers to share how data is collected and how that data is used. And the policy only applies to applications, not to Apple itself.

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GDPR Compliance Is Lagging. What Can American Legislation Learn?

September 20, 2018 |

Like so many things, GDPR sounds good in practice, but struggles to work in the real world. Will American data privacy laws work that way, too?

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Vermont Also Passed a Data Privacy Law

August 31, 2018 |

The new privacy law in Vermont is the first one in the country designed to regulate data brokers, the companies selling our personal information.

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Tech Companies Against California Privacy Act

August 30, 2018 |

The tech industry is making it known that it is not pleased about the California Consumer Privacy Act, and pointing out the ways that it will hurt businesses.

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Protecting Consumer Data Requires Understanding Consumer Data

August 29, 2018 |

Unfortunately, many large companies have turned consumers into products rather than selling to them. This approach to data may backfire.

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Customer Data Platforms Are One Solution to Meeting New Privacy Regulations

August 23, 2018 |

Organizations can manage growing complexity generated by new privacy regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act with a Customer Data Platform (CDP).

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