News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of January 16, 2023

Massachusetts Privacy Bill Moves Forward The Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act (MIPSA) won’t just apply to businesses based in the commonwealth, it’ll apply to any data controller that collects, processes or sells data belonging to commonwealth citizens. That’s if…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of December 5, 2022

New Privacy Laws Taking Effect Next Year Five new privacy laws will come into effect in 2023. State laws from California and Virginia will take effect January 1, 2023, while laws from Colorado, and Connecticut laws will take effect in…

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News Alerts and Break Report for Week of November 7, 2022

Legislators Express Concern About ANPR to FTC Last week, U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan, urging her to reevaluate the FTC’s Proposed Rulemaking…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 26, 2022

Indonesia Passes Data Privacy Law On September 20, 2022, Indonesian parliament passed a new law that will provide Indonesian consumers with increased protections. Under the law, data holders are prohibited from “leaking,” misusing, or falsifying Indonesian consumers’ personal information for…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 12, 2022

Experts Respond to FTC’s ANPR The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public comment hearing last week on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR). The hearing involved a panel of industry experts, and they provided perspective on commercial surveillance…

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New Alerts and Breach Report for Week of August 29, 2022

New KLAS Report Shows Healthcare Organizations Tightening Security A new report from KLAS Research shows that more healthcare organizations are working with cybersecurity and data privacy vendors to tighten cybersecurity. The report, based on survey responses from healthcare professionals, asked…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 20, 2022

MIT Releases White Paper on Data Privacy First-Movers In a new white paper, MIT Technology Review released insights on emerging and current data privacy legislation. The paper, titled First-mover advantages of implementing data privacy in countries where such a law…

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