Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?
Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.
Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.
Equifax has been ordered to pay at least $650 million in relation to its enormous 2017 data breach. Users who were affected might be eligible for a claim. But watch out for scams!
What do small, privacy-protective companies think about a federal data privacy law for the US? It turns out, they’re all for it. Here are some of their ideas for US data privacy legislation.
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.
What exactly is the “personal information” that companies need to legally protect? Learn which data points organizations need to secure, from Social Security numbers to olfactory, smell-based data (!), to comply with the law.
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.