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White House Privacy Bill Met with Criticism

This article discusses the White House’s latest draft Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights (CPBR), which comes three years after it was first [...]


Payment Card Security Breach Leads to ICO Fine

In late February, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined online travel insurer Staysure, for failing to protect customers’ personal data, particularly for failing to implement processes to ensure technical vulnerabilities were being [...]


Privacy Metrics Programs

A directed privacy metrics program helps organizations monitor the efficacy of their privacy activities. This article examines privacy metrics in terms of application, implementation, benchmarking, reporting and monitoring. Several examples of privacy metrics are also [...]


Privacy Breach Affects Social Assistance Recipients in Ontario

This article discusses the latest in Ontario’s malfunctioning Social Assistance Management System (SAMS), this time erroneously sending the tax documents of over 700 individuals to the wrong [...]


Introduction to Privacy Law in Brazil

This article takes a look at two pieces of Brazil’s privacy legislation: the Civil Internet Bill, passed in mid-2014 and the Personal Data Protection Bill, which is currently in its draft [...]