Australia Privacy Principles Come Into Effect March 12 – Are You Ready?

Australia Privacy Principles Come Into Effect March 12 – Are You Ready?

Australia is unveiling its new privacy law changes on March 12th and many businesses have been rushing to meet this deadline. The Australian Privacy Principles (APP) includes a set of 13 privacy principles that regulate the handling of personal information by Australian and Norfolk Island Government agencies and […]

10 Mobile Security Myths

10 Mobile Security Myths

CRN recently put together a slideshow outlining “10 Mobile Security, BYOD Privacy And Security Myths“, a list that reflects the challenges that companies are facing with data security, privacy, and device theft particularly in light of BYOD. The 10 *myths* listed include: User privacy is invaded by BYOD […]

TechLaw10 Discusses Mobile Devices & Privacy

The TechLaw10 Podcast is a 10-minute audio podcast on technology law issues hosted by Duane Morris partners Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod. Each of the dozens of podcasts features a discussion of how technology intersects with the law in topics such as cybercrime, social media ethics, mobile concerns and more. In 72nd episode […]

Privacy Protection on Mobile Applications to Increase

The majority of applications used on mobile phones today do not include privacy policies. Currently, only 5% of mobile apps have a privacy policy. That’s about to change. There are more than 600,000 applications available for download in the Apple Store alone, not to mention those available for other […]

FTC Releases Final Privacy Report

The FTC has released its final report on “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Business and Policymakers.” The report sets out best practices for businesses to protect consumer privacy while also giving them more control over the collection and use of their data. […]

Benchmarking your Privacy Risk

Benchmarking your Privacy Risk

Developed in collaboration with the Ponemon Institute, the Edelman Privacy Risk Index (ePRI) provides a high level risk coefficient specified for various sized business organizations. The Index, derived from analysis of Ponemon research involving more than 6,400 individuals located in 29 countries, gives organizations a benchmark against which to […]

Privacy Tools for Small Businesses

The Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner has released a series of privacy posts recently, including one on Tips and Tools to Help Your Small Business Address Privacy. The post summarizes all the various small business tools the government makes available on the topic of privacy, including: Privacy […]

California Amends Breach Notification Law

We try to stay abreast of changes in breach and privacy laws. Though we won’t post details here on every new proposed National bill or every small change in State laws, sometimes a change will catch our eye. Today we read about an amendment to the California Breach […]