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Privacy PrivSec conference highlights CISO concerns and future data privacy laws

The conference, hosted by Columbia University, brought together CISOs, lawmakers, academics, and businesses to discuss GDPR, CCPA, and data privacy in all its forms. Hundreds of people working in...

Privacy Major concerns with proposed law

The recent introduction of a private member’s bill that aims to regulate financial ... potential as well as who they may ultimately be reporting to if the bill becomes law. In particular, financial...

Privacy Microsoft Updates Cloud Contracts Following Data Privacy Concerns

... of data controller when we process data for specified administrative and operational purposes incident to providing the cloud services covered by this contractual framework, such as Azure,...

Privacy Fitbit users ditching their devices over Google data privacy concerns

Google LLC’s acquisition of smart watch maker Fitbit Inc. for $2.1 billion Nov. 1 has not been received well by all FitBit fans with some claiming to be ditching their devices over data privacy ...

Privacy Privacy, data security concerns as facial recognition becomes more common

Data privacy is another concern, said Associate Professor Sim, noting facial recognition systems – and the data they collect – must be properly secured against cyber-attacks. “Given that facial ...

Privacy Privacy concerns over GPS watches marketed for kids

Spradling recommends the following tips: Check for a privacy policy. Children’s privacy laws require that online devices marketed to kids include a privacy policy. If you can’t find one, then find ...

Privacy Move by journals to ‘seamless’ off-campus access raises privacy concerns

As for privacy concerns, Barrett said Nature will not collect details about off-campus ... to provide additional information about logged-in users to publishers for particular purposes not meant to...

Privacy Google canceled the online publication of more than 100,000 X-rays after privacy concerns

In 2017, Google was two days away from posting 112,000 chest X-rays taken of more than 30,000 patients on public servers before last-minute privacy concerns put a stop to the project. The X-rays...

Privacy Google ditched project to release 100,000 X-ray images amid privacy concerns

There was a concern the project could run afoul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, the federal law regulating the security and privacy of certain medical...

Privacy U.S. Investors Focus on Cybersecurity as Data Concerns Deepen

Private-equity firms, asset managers and hedge funds in the U.S. are increasingly looking at companies’ cybersecurity arrangements, and how they protect data, before deciding to invest....

Privacy Sen. Steve Daines calls out Google CEO in private letter over health care and privacy concerns

"In order to balance the innovation needed to reduce health care costs and provide the best service to patients with the constitutional right to security and privacy of their personal data, I...

Privacy Google to limit advertiser access to user data over privacy concerns

Google has announced a major change to its online advertising business that it said would enhance user privacy but which advertisers warned would give the search giant even more power. From next ...

Privacy Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US

The news of Wire’s US move and the basics of its February funding — sans value, date or backers — came out this week via a blog post that raises questions about whether a company that trades on the...

Privacy Privacy, consumer groups seek to block Google-Fitbit deal, citing antitrust and privacy concerns

They say in a Wednesday letter to the Federal Trade Commission that the deal would consolidate Google's dominance over internet services. They also worry it'll add to Google's store of consumer data.

Privacy Why a warrant to search GEDmatch’s genetic data has sparked privacy concerns

In May, GEDmatch updated its privacy settings so users’ DNA profiles were no longer accessible to law enforcement by default. That policy change followed public outcry after the company granted...

Privacy Google to store and analyze millions of health records. Here’s why the Ascension deal is raising privacy concerns.

Even so, many patients may not trust Google, which has paid multiple fines for violating privacy laws, with their personal medical details. Google mentioned the arrangement in an earnings call in...

Privacy Google's new health deals trigger privacy concerns in Congress

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., shared privacy concerns with Google's health data sharing agreement with hospital network Ascension. The concerns were sparked by a Wall Street Journal report about...

Privacy Google reportedly mining personal health data raises "significant" privacy concerns

Pam Dixon with the World Privacy Forum said digital records are necessary, and so is knowing exactly what companies are doing with such personal and private information and how they are protecting it.

Privacy Top concerns for audit executives? Cyber risks and data governance

cyber vulnerabilities and data privacy, as major concerns for audit departments. “Despite the strategic importance of data, organizations have been slow to adopt data governance frameworks, putting...

Privacy Google Partners With Nation’s Largest Nonprofit Health System To Develop New Medical Records Tool, Despite Privacy Concerns

Called “‘Nightingale,” the Google-Ascension project indicates that Google’s push into health analysis through its $8 billion cloud business is further along than previously believed, even as the ...