Knowing Your Part

Being a privacy professional can be tough but rewarding. There are multiple rules, definitions, and deviations by jurisdiction to those rules that we must know. This generally presents itself in the form of a question, “How do you learn and remember all these rules?” Generally, practice makes per...

SB220 Nevada Law

The Privacy Security and Risk Conference is next week in Las Vegas. While the conversation will most likely be dominated by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), there is another privacy law that should probably be on the agenda as well. That’s right, Nevada also has a new privacy law, spec...

After “No”

Part of a privacy professional’s job is the development of processes and policies to manage the consent of an individual. When someone does consent to their information being processed, there should be a means to record that they have done so and also a way for that individual to revoke their con...

Trust but Verify

Trust but verify — what are we talking about here?  Asking which of two pups tore apart the couch pillows?  My teenager’s story of why they missed their curfew?  An individual’s identity for a Data Subject Access Request (or individual rights request based on your privacy geo...

New York Privacy Law

In this video, Ben Siegel updates us on the new state privacy laws, specifically the New York Privacy Law, which was inspired by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Fifty States, Fifty Laws

The big news lately is that individual states are proposing their own privacy laws. California has the California Consumer Protection Act and now New York and Maine have also proposed laws. There has been discussion of a federal law, however it seems unlikely that any kind of landmark legislation...

Privacy Comes at a Price

At Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference last week, the message was all about Privacy. Apple has been more privacy-minded than other tech companies – that’s not news and it’s why I have an iPhone. They’ve introduced some interesting privacy features, such as showing location tracking, which I ...

CCPA is a Shiny Object

The California Consumer Protection Act has gotten a lot of attention recently and rightly so. It is, however, just one of a number of US state privacy legislation initiatives that have either recently been passed or is under consideration.

Executive Buy-in

In this video, Bob Siegel explains the basics of getting executive buy-ins to one’s program.