Data Privacy

Singapore’s New Data Laws Lend a Competitive Advantage

Singapore has consistently kept abreast of changing data privacy laws over the past decade. Now, its Personal Data Protection Commission has updated data privacy protection laws to give itself broader enforcement power and mandate breach notifications. And notably, intentional and accidental mishandling of data will now be categorized as a criminal offense in Singapore.   Other…
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CCPA Updates

A Guide to the Changes Proposed by Regulatory Update to CCPA

On Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act kicked into effect. In short, the new privacy law gives consumers the right to know what types of personally identifiable information (PII) are being collected, stored, and sold by companies under the new law’s jurisdiction. It also lets consumers opt-out of having their data stored and…
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How Organizations Should Prepare for the New York SHIELD Act

How Organizations Should Get Ready for the New York SHIELD Act In the absence of comprehensive federal data protection privacy standards, states are taking matters into their own hands by passing legislation to protect the private information that companies acquire from individuals. In July, Governor Cuomo of New York signed the SHIELD act (Stop Hacks…
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What All Financial Institutions Can Learn From the Capital One Breach

Learning lessons from another financial institution’s mistake, such as the Capital One Breach in 2019, is one of the best ways to help make important improvements. Paige Thompson, 33, of Seattle, Washington was arrested on July 29, 2019 for stealing more than 100 million credit card applications from Capital One Financial Corporation. Court filings allege…
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