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Will Google’s $57M Fine Finally Push the US Toward Comprehensive Privacy Regulations?

Will Google's $57M Fine Finally Push the US Toward Comprehensive Privacy Regulations?

Earlier this week, the CNIL — France’s data protection authority (DPA), which is responsible for monitoring and enforcing privacy rights in the country — fined Google $57 million, citing a lack of transparency and valid consent regarding the personalizing of its ads, as well as providing inadequate information.

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Should the Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer Roles Merge?

Should the Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer Roles Merge?

The annual Privacy Security and Risk Conference, which is put on by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), used to be attended almost exclusively by privacy professionals. But over the last few years, I have seen an increasing number of security and IT professionals in attendance.

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Privacy is Your Organization’s Most Valuable Resource, You Should Treat It as Such

Privacy is Your Organization’s Most Valuable Resource, You Should Treat It as Such

Many of the recent data breaches that have affected high-profile companies have presented consumers, organizations and privacy professionals with the same question: Is data truly the new money? Some companies say it is, and they are beginning to accept personal information in lieu of money.

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How Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

How Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

Facebook’s data harvesting scandal rocked the privacy world earlier this year, in part because the incident occurred at a time of increased scrutiny and emphasis on the global privacy and regulatory landscape.

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How Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

How Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

Facebook’s data harvesting scandal rocked the privacy world earlier this year, in part because the incident occurred at a time of increased scrutiny and emphasis on the global privacy and regulatory landscape.

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Why California’s New Privacy Law Signals a Major Shift in the Privacy Landscape

Why California’s New Privacy Law Signals a Major Shift in the Privacy Landscape

In late June, in one of the most significant recent developments in the privacy landscape in North America, California passed the Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, the strictest privacy bill in US history. While the law won’t go into effect until Jan.

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