June 27, 2019
Data experts predict the future of practice, legislation, and advocacy as the EU data regulation hits home.
June 30, 2018
Despite their strong capacity-building infrastructure, US nonprofits are still susceptible to data breaches, cyber attacks, and otherwise well-intentioned misuse of data.
May 30, 2018
In May, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its final consent guidance ahead of last week’s GDPR deadline. According to the guidance, organizations don’t need to refresh all old consents, but stressed it was “important to check your processes and records in detail to be sure existing consents meet the GDPR standard.” ICO, the UK’s […]
May 29, 2018
The following is an excerpt of an article published by Harvard Business Review on April 9, 2018. “For now, GDPR, which replaces previous EU mandates on data collection and use, differs significantly from U.S. law, pushing the two regions further apart in their approaches to regulating the digital economy. “The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation […]
May 27, 2018
Mike Masnick, editor of the Techdirt blog, says the scramble of companies to comply with GDPR could lead to a large number of lawsuits in the coming years. “While some consultants have cleaned up in helping companies become what they hope is ‘compliant,’ some companies have realized it’s just too much of a hassle and […]
May 26, 2018
The following is an excerpt of an article published by Vox on April 12, 2018. “While online rights are coming into question, it’s worth considering how those will overlap with offline rights and civic engagement. “The two may initially seem completely separate, but democracy itself depends on information and communication, and a balance of privacy […]
May 25, 2018
When business ethics and governance expert Lucy P. Marcus calls data breaches “an artifact of modern indifference,” she’s alluding to how “companies, regardless of size or sector, need to recognize their responsibility … to be vigilant and proactive about securing their data and systems.” Marcus admits that while the threat of a cybersecurity breach is […]