Tag Archives: Privacy

Does the Colorado Protections for Consumer Data Privacy Law Affect You?

If you are a business in the United States, or anywhere for that matter, its time to start taking notice at where your consumers are located; Because compliance regulations such as those implemented by the European Union, California and Colorado may apply to your organization if you hold the personal information and data of people […]

COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS THAT ARE EASY TO FIX

THE HIPAA ‘DIRTY DOZEN’ – FIND OUT ABOUT THE MOST COMMON HIPAA ISSUESBy Tod Ferran, CISSP, QSA Time and time again we see many common HIPAA issues arise in both large and small entities. We’ve compiled a list of the most common HIPAA issues that can lead to violations that we see in the field – […]

PRIVACY VS SECURITY – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

By Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor, PartnerThe ever-increasing demands from laws and regulations to protect personal information comes with confusion about what exactly our protection responsibilities are. One source of that confusion is in the use of the terms “privacy” and “security.” While “privacy” and “security” are both common terms used in laws, regulations, and security […]

California’s New “Do Not Track” Privacy Law is Weak … As Expected

If you operate a web site that accepts personal information from California residents, you may be aware that California’s amended CalOPPA law has added a “do not track” requirement this month. California’s legislators have added to the already-weak law a new, value-less clause that gives the appearance that the law does something that it does […]