Workplace Privacy: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

By law, US federal agencies are required to ensure the protection of the personally identifiable information (PII) they collect, store and transmit. This article takes a look at how the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) handles data to ensure that privacy laws and regulations are being [...]

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Workplace Privacy: US Securities and Exchange Commission

US federal agencies are required to protect personally identifiable information (PII). This article takes a look at how the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) handles privacy issues, ranging from filing a privacy impact assessment (PIA), to implementing and enforcing Regulation S-P of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act [...]

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Workplace Privacy: National Labor Relations Board

US federal agencies are legally required to ensure the protection of personally identifiable information (PII) they collect, store and transmit. This article takes a look at how the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) deals with privacy [...]

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Fusion Centers, Privacy & Civil Liberties

Fusion centers were formally introduced in a Privacy Impact Assessment issued by the Department of Homeland Security’s Privacy Office in December 2008. These centers are sites where collection, processing and analysis of huge amounts of personal information take place. Initially designed as a counter-terrorist measure, the scope of fusion centers has now expanded to include any form of criminal behavior and even natural disasters. This article takes a look at the activities of fusion centers in the United States and criticism of these centers from a civil liberties and privacy [...]

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Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005

This article takes a look at the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, particularly Section 522, which requires federal agencies to create a role of Chief Privacy Officer and submit independent, third party audits to Congress on an annual [...]

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