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The recent $575,000 settlement with EmblemHealth signals a push from AG Schneiderman "for stronger security laws and hold[ing] businesses accountable for protecting their customers' personal data." Noting New York's "weak and outdated" security laws, AG Scheiderman used the settlement to urge for ...
Based on the law's current landscape, it is difficult for companies to confirm without doubt whether a specific kind of information is PII, especially with respect to types of consumer data that have not yet been at issue in a litigation. Having a full understanding of the laws (both the VPPA and VCPA) and ...

In 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services made a significant change to the nation's health care privacy law by finalizing the omnibus rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The new rules expanded coverage of HIPAA to include business associates of ...
Most businesses have already invested in traditional IT security detection systems and firewalls, but the number of organizations that feel that this is just not enough is increasing. They are looking for more means for protecting their sensitive data because it's essential nowadays. Protecting data by external ...
Privacy Protection Mode – Open, untrusted, and unknown Wi-Fi hotspots are secured and protected with one-tap encryption, tracker blocking and a DNS (Domain Name System) masking service. These three features also offer privacy benefits on mobile networks, which enables Samsung Max to offer ...
Samsung on Friday released an Android app that is designed to offer mobile data savings and privacy management. Called Samsung Max, the new app is designed by Samsung R&D Institute India and is available for free download on Google Play and Galaxy App store for select Galaxy devices.

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -. The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri is announcing new measures to protect the information of previous job applicants, employees, and hospital patients. Unattended files stored old records was discovered after being moved from one office to a ...
U.S. law enforcement agencies are implementing facial recognition with little in the way of oversight or privacy protections, which could lead to faulty systems, the implication of innocent people in crimes, and negative outcomes for people of color, according to a report released by the Electronic Frontier ...
Even in small ways, Onavo doesn't seem to prioritize user privacy protection. The company's website, for example, currently doesn't have an active SSL certificate, meaning no HTTPS encryption for users browsing the site. "I just don't get how a service being essentially repackaged by a multibillion dollar ...
Information Technology professionals have stressed the need for all stakeholders in the industry to begin the process of drafting a comprehensive data privacy and protection law in Nigeria. Speaking at a public lecture in Lagos in commemoration of the Data Privacy Day, they noted that the proposed law ...

The Children Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2017 (VIC) proposes measures to enable new connections between services or organisations who work with children. The Bill will significantly impact the lives of children and families, as well as create obligations that all agencies and service ...
Facebook recently advised that I have celebrated my 10 year anniversary with them – longer than my actual wedding anniversary! For most, social media, such as Facebook is a means to sharing events, photographs, opinions, and information on life events. However, should there be an expectation that ...
Christian Wulff, a former German Federal President who resigned in February 2012, caught the attention of the public in May 2015 with his announcement that he was back together with his ex-wife Bettina Wulff. Following this, the press published a photograph of him pushing a cart at the parking lot of a ...
FAIRBANKS — Assemblyman Aaron Lojewski has sponsored an ordinance providing residents more privacy of their personal information. He hopes the measure will increase public testimony on affairs of the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Under Ordinance 2018-10, residents would no longer be required ...
The Illinois Attorney General (AG) issued a binding opinion under the state's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), holding that residents' names are not exempt as "private information" under FOIA. The AG did not address how its opinion empowers requesters to use FOIA to find out an individual's home ...
Seounghoon claimed the company has been committed to the creation of inclusive means of privacy protection and data saving services for all of the devices. As a result, they are now introducing Samsung Max to the mid-range devices as an inclusive and unique service which sets the devices apart from ...


 

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