Privacy First on Social Media? Is it Possible?
Privacy is a new luxury. In the same way that consumers have come to appreciate specific labels, such as ‘organic,’ ‘cruelty-free,’ or ‘low-fat,’ for products that are good for their health, these same consumers are becoming more aware of the term ‘privacy’ when purchasing or using products. People have become tired of privacy abuses and are coming together to stand up for privacy protections.
Is Apple Using Your Privacy Without Your Consent?
In today’s trending tech news, Apple is facing challenging privacy lawsuits on a global level. In Europe, the privacy protection group, NOYB or None of Your Business, has filed lawsuits accusing Apple of stealing customers’ digital data. On Monday, November 17, 2020, the group asked the GDPR data protection authorities to explain Apple’s tracking codes’ legitimacy.
Crisis Center Intervention and Redaction
The Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) passed the HIPAA privacy regulations in 1996 to enforce the protection of private medical information of patients. HIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act, is less-widely known as the Kennedy-Kassebaum Act and became a federal statute by the 104th United States Congress. Clinton followed by signing the Act into law on August 21, 1996.
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.
How the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Implements Redaction
The TSA is the Transportation Security Administration, which is a government agency that falls under the management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Though the agency does work with surface travel, it is primarily concerned with air travel. The agency was developed in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks that occurred against the United States.
The Future of Redaction in a World of Facial Recognition Technology
To effectively understand and evaluate the risks involved in facial recognition technologies, businesses need to be aware of how facial recognition technology works and what type of data it is collecting.In today’s piece, we’ll discuss how facial recognition works, as well as the ethics of using such software. We’ll also cover how the growth of facial recognition technologies will lead to more and more organizations to adopt redaction software.
Privacy Impact Assessments | Part 3: Redact PII and Sensitive Information with CaseGuard
In the final piece of our three-part series on privacy impact assessments (PIAs), we’ll be covering how you can use CaseGuard’s software to help obfuscate sensitive information. We’ll provide examples of common types of PII and Protected Health Information (PHI), as well as sensitive and confidential information so its easier for you to remove any identifying information before releasing your video, audio, image, or PDF files.
Privacy Impact Assessments | Part 2: How to Do a Privacy Impact Assessment
Learn how to do a privacy impact assessment (PIA) at your organization. You’ll learn the six key stages of a PIA process and what questions you’ll need to answer for each step. We’ll also address frequent questions about the PIA process, including when you should do a PIA, how detailed your PIA should be, and whom you might need to talk to during the PIA process.
Privacy Impact Assessments | Part 1: Why You Should Perform a Privacy Impact Assessment
It’s an unfortunate reality that any organization with sensitive information about the public can be a target for malicious actors. In response to these threats, organizations are performing privacy impact assessments (PIAs). They help organizations explain the impact an information system or project might have on individuals’ privacy and help stakeholders analyze risks. Over today and the next week, we’ll be publishing a series of articles explaining: why you should perform a privacy impact assessment, how to complete a privacy impact assessment, and how you can use redaction software to prevent the spread of confidential or sensitive information online.
General Data Protection Regulation | GDPR Introduction
GDPR, officially known as European Union Regulation is a brand-new law that affects a very broad section of citizens, businesses, and government agencies. Because the EU wrote it to contain all businesses that have any operating capacity within the EU, it means US businesses will be affected by this law as well.