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Privacy Regulations: Businesses Must Build Programmatic and Technological Solutions for Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

People’s lives are increasingly spent online, and the data generated from their online searches and electronic transactions are often concentrated in the storage repositories of big tech companies. But that data provides a huge commercial advantage for those companies which

Data Privacy: Businesses Challenged by Global Privacy Regulations

By Dick Weisinger

Gartner identified five trends related to data privacy that business and organizations need to address over the next two years. Global Strategy – Different countries and regions and the many differing regulatory requirements for privacy need to be incorporated into

Data Privacy: MIT Research Initiative will Address how Technology can Meet Public Policy Demands for Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

MIT has launched a new initiative called MIT Future of Data, Trust, and Policy that will research how technology can meet demands of public policy when handling personal and data and privacy. Srini Devadas, professor at MIT, said that “the

Data Privacy: US Governments Seek Stronger Protections

By Dick Weisinger

A PWC survey found that 85 percent of consumers worry about how online businesses are using their data. 60 percent of users of COVID-19 contact-tracing applications say that they believe their privacy has been compromised. In November 2020, California passed

Data Privacy Audits: Using Security to Achieve Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

New regulations like the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the EU and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are putting a focus on how personal data is collected, used, and secured. Andrew Struthers-Kennedy, managing director at Protiviti, said that