Tag Archives: Data Privacy

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility



In recent years, discourses surrounding the benefits and risks of the digital landscape have become increasingly common amongst consumers, organizations, and privacy professionals alike. Advancements in technology have created advantageous experiences and lifestyle changes for consumers. However, these benefits come at a price: the handing over personal data. 

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Privacy in the Face of COVID-19



Conversations have sparked around data regulation and privacy in direct correlation to how it’s being used to provide insights about the impact of COVID-19. Location data is a big focus. Recently, the Senate conducted an unprecedented ‘paper hearing’ of which the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) weighed in. Katelyn Ringrose, Policy Fellow of FPF, discusses all the details from a data optimist perspective. It’s a good one, take a listen!


What Happened to Data Breaches in 2019?



Since 2005, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has been collecting information about data breaches. While we have probably stopped counting the number of data breach notification letters we’ve received over the years, the ITRC has tallied more than 11,000 publicly reported data breaches and related events during the past 15 years.

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Data Breaches Still on the Rise



There is no slowing down in data breaches. That is clear. Businesses have a responsibility to stay informed on the latest trends and news regarding data security. Eva Velasquez, CEO of The Identity Theft Resource Center gives us a birds-eye view of current happenings and what to expect in this new landscape of digital warfare.