Scope Creep

When new technologies arrive on the scene, there is a rush to use them everywhere. Bluetooth technology led to including it in almost any new product regardless of whether it […]

New US federal data privacy bill review

How does the draft US federal privacy bill measure up to the GDPR? Months after the “agreement in principle” between the EU and the US for a new ‘Trans-Atlantic Data […]

Connecticut Privacy Law Review

How does the new Connecticut Data Privacy Act compare to other state laws? Both the Connecticut House of Representatives and Senate have approved the new Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) […]

Risk Ranking

In my last webinar about privacy impact assessments, there were some questions about risk and how to rank it. There are several ways to determine risk rankings as well as […]

Empathy in privacy

Where is empathy’s place in privacy? In the middle of April, I attended the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Global Privacy Summit and came back with a few impressions. One […]

Who knows privacy?

Recently I was invited to participate in a panel hosted by the World Bank during Data Privacy Week. In reflecting on the discussion, I began thinking about how people, including […]

The Universal Delete Button

It looks like a new tool is on the horizon with the potential to make the lives of people concerned about their personal privacy much easier. The Data Elimination and […]

The pros and cons of diverging from GDPR

While some lawmakers are mimicking GDPR in their new and proposed data privacy laws, others are distancing themselves from it. Let’s look deeper into why and what the impacts of […]

The Customer Service Privacy Dilemma

One of the toughest jobs in any company is Customer Service. I am thinking of those folks who are on the phone for their entire shift responding to customer questions […]