Preparing for California’s New Privacy Law

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California Consumer Privacy Act 2020

California’s new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA is now in effect. It is similar to other laws passed in foreign nations, most notably Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as laws in other American states like Alabama, Iowa, Colorado, and Oregon. Prior to these laws, companies could gather personal information and consumer purchase data without … Read More

Cybersecurity Trends for 2020 You Need to Know

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Cybersecurity Trends 2020

The world of technology is ever-changing and so are the ways to break into new technologies and exploit unsuspecting users for money and information. The cybersecurity industry attempts to counter these cyberthreats and with a new year comes new innovations and challenges to defending our data and systems from danger. Issues We’ve Seen Trending in 2019 In 2019, we’ve seen … Read More

The CCPA Kicks Off Data Regulations Rising Nationwide

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CCPA Nationwide Data Security

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into into effect in just a few short weeks in January 2020. The act was created to help protect Californians from having their personal information preyed upon by companies that would otherwise collect that information. But this issue isn’t anything new. Recently, you’ve likely heard of issues such as Google tracking people’s locations, … Read More

India Creates Personal Data Protection Bill

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India Personal Data Protection Bill

There is mounting demand all over the world for governments to enact legislation that will more strictly regulate the collection, storage, and dissemination of personal data. The European Union has already enacted a regulation called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that ensures individuals greater privacy, security, and control of personal data online. Many such bills have been passed by American … Read More

Senate Proposes Federal Online Privacy Bill

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Federal Data Privacy Bill

In November 2019, several US senators introduced a new bill called the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA). The bill was introduced to the US Senate by Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington. It was co-sponsored by senators Brian Schatz, Ed Markey, and Amy Klobuchar. The purpose of COPRA is to expand the rights of online privacy for consumers in the … Read More