Unlike a data privacy proposal in the US and a new data privacy law in California, the Maine data privacy bill aimed at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) explicitly shuts down any pay-for-privacy schemes.
Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.
Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.
Because medical records are such a lucrative data set, attackers often target the healthcare industry, seeking out and eventually finding the weakest link in the supply chain. That’s why it’s important for stakeholders to consider the broader implications of cybersecurity weaknesses in medical management apps. But who should be held responsible?
For any American company taking steps outside the US market, global data privacy compliance is a question of risk versus reward.
The United States might be the only country of its size to lack a comprehensive data privacy law protecting its citizens’ online lives. That could change this year.
Last month, Google announced that its Nest Secure would be updated to work with Google Assistant software. The problem? Google never told users its product had a microphone to begin with. Simple oversight or invasion of privacy? We break it down.
In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.