Below is the list of resources related to Consumer Privacy.
What Optical Character Recognition Can Do For Your Business
Businesses everywhere are looking for better ways to automate or speed up document processing. Most offices come equipped with a document scanner, and if you were paying attention, the term optical character recognition (OCR) may have crossed your path. However, what exactly is OCR, and what is it used for?
Voters Pass Proposition 24 California
Californians take their personal privacy seriously. On June 28, 2018, the California State Legislature signed into effect the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to make amendments to Part 4 of Division 3 of the California Civil Code. The CCPA is a statewide statute intended to increase residential privacy rights and reinforce consumer protection for California residents.
FINRA Rules Regarding Personal Data
FINRA or Financial Industry Regulation Authority is a private corporation that manages, regulates, enforces, arbitrates operations handled through the New York Stock Exchange. They are a self-regulatory agency. It is a non-government agency that works closely with and regulates transaction processes for member brokerage firms and exchange markets.
Real Estate and Redaction Rules
What is redaction, and why does it matter in real estate? Redaction is the term that describes the removal of some content from records, media, video, or other data to protect privacy. In many transactions, especially financial ones, both the buyer and seller give a great deal of information to the transaction, including personally identifiable information (PII). Regardless of the type of transaction, PII is defined as “any information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as name, social security number, date, and place of birth, mother’s maiden name, or biometric records; and any other information that is linked or linkable to an individual, such as medical, educational, financial, and employment information.”
Why you should not do the Ten Year Challenge #10YearChallenge
As COVID19 has put the breaks on our social lives, many have turned to social media as an outlet. The challenges with social media are at an all-time high. Before you consider participating or even allowing your children to participate in what can appear to be harmless fun, there may be a few things to consider.
Successful CFOs Rule Their Data
One of the hot topics debated at meetings across board rooms today is cybersecurity. Risk management has become a serious financial threat to the bottom line for revenue and stockholders. In all other aspects of business matters, it lands on the desk of the Chief Financial Officer when it comes to financial risk.
What’s the Difference between Redaction, Deidentification, and Anonymization?
Safeguarding your consumer data is your agency’s responsibility, be it a small business, large enterprise, or even a government entity to protect the information from abuse or breaches of their data systems. Ways that can be done is through redaction, anonymization, or de-identification of the data. Once data has been used, or reached the end of its lifespan, it must be destroyed.
Your Privacy and the IoT
If you wonder if the IoT has invaded your home, you might just look at how many smart appliances you own or even smartphones that are continually in your presence. Many of these new technologies include real-time analytics, machine learning, sensors, and embedded systems. These integrated systems combine with wireless sensor networks, control systems, and automation, and all these devices work together and over internet connections to form the Internet of Things.
Surveillance and Consumer Privacy in Retail Settings
Most retailers in the United States and across the globe use surveillance on their premises. Most people are aware of this and realize that it is necessary for their protection and the protection of the business itself. One of the most significant necessities in having surveillance available to a company is for loss prevention. Protecting the premises and their assets or products is essential to the overall bottom line for any business. As a consumer, there are some reassurances that any video footage from the premises will be held to scrutiny and protect their civil rights and privacy.
How Banks Improve Efficiency with Redaction Software
According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, businesses including banks have a responsibility to comply with the law, including the use of redaction techniques to protect third-party privacy and facilitate the fulfillment of legitimate SARs and FOIA requests.