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New York SHIELD Act
Companies that collect or process personal information about New York residents have likely heard of New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act - the SHIELD Act.
California Privacy Law: Its Impact on Businesses
A sweeping consumer privacy law went into effect in 2020 in the state of California but it seems many businesses are still not yet ready to comply.
Your Guide To ISO 27701
ISO 27701 is valuable to organizations that have an existing ISO 27001 certification or are considering an ISO 27001 certification and want to include their privacy program into their ISMS.
The APEC Privacy Framework and Program
How to Exert Privacy Control Over Your Home Speakers
Three leading smart speaker technology makers have suspended contractor review of consumer recordings following disclosures that the devices are nearly always listening and have captured interactions.
The Much Anticipated ISO/IEC 27701:2019
For those that were monitoring the wire, ISO 27001 was released the week of August 5th as an extension of ISO 27001 and 27002.
Cross-Border Privacy System Gains Second U.S. Compliance Agent
(Article originally published on BloombergLaw.com)
APEC announces new US accountability agent for CBPR certifications
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is set to boost the status of its Cross-Border Privacy Rules program in the U.S.
A Little Privacy Please
Why ISO 27018 can benefit organizations seeking to comply with the GDPR
Flexa Launches Crypto-Based Payment App
Flexa on Monday (May 13, 2019) launched a new digital payment network that uses cryptocurrencies to cut processing costs, eliminate fraud and preserve users' privacy.
APEC Certification Overview
Schellman Approved to Provide APEC Certification as an Accountability Agent
Schellman adds APEC Certification to its suite of compliance services. Recently, the Asia-Pacific member economies developed a privacy framework as a volunteer system that outlines...
Key Observations since GDPR Enforcement
Giant strides have been made in privacy rights and regulations in Europe and many parts of the globe ever since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May...
Data Privacy is in the Spotlight as Colorado Enacts Landmark Consumer Data Privacy Bill (PCDP)
Introduction— by Lindsey Ullian, Threat Stack Compliance ManagerColorado has rightfully gained a reputation as one of the most socially progressive states as it was one of the first to...
Microsoft SSPA Program Attestation
What the SSPA requirement means for your business.
7 Questions: Why Avani Desai loves the 'moon' button on her iPhone
As president of Tampa accounting firm Schellman & Company, Bizwomen Headliner Avani Desai deals with topics like emerging healthcare issues and privacy concerns for organizations, so...
How Serious is Mark Zuckerberg About Keeping Facebook Data Private?
On March 6, Mark Zuckerberg made a commitment to spending the next several years reorienting Facebook’s apps toward encryption and privacy. Can we take him at his word? Find out what...
New Privacy Obligations from CCPA’s Proposed Amendments
For those not tracking the evolution of California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA), we’ve got some updates for you! While most are just familiarizing themselves with CaCPA’s original...
Microsoft Supplier Security and Privacy Assurance (SSPA) Program Attestation
If your organization is a current or aspiring Microsoft vendor, you’re probably familiar with the Microsoft Supplier Security and Privacy Assurance Program (SSPA) program (previously...
Free Privacy Tools for Individuals and Organizations