April 19, 2014

New EU Privacy Law and the Cookie Monster

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How does your information security plan address the possibility of a law requiring companies to get permission before installing cookies on a person’s computer? If your organization has operations in EU countries, you may want to bring your information security and privacy rights specialists team member’s attention to a recent article posted on the InfoSecurity.com website. Click here to read more about this cybersecurity issue and potential regulatory requirement in the EU. If applicable, please pass this on to those information security and risk management team members in your … [Read more...]

Privacy Enforcement Actions on the Rise

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In February this year, federal agencies and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced significant privacy enforcement actions that have resulted in millions of dollars in fines.  Could a potential privacy enforcement storm be brewing? In the past, this website has consistently listed privacy violation findings as a risk management issue that could become a financial threat capable of “closing the doors” of a business. Our staff continues to stress privacy concerns, information security and the potential threats from cybersecurity dynamics as critical components every … [Read more...]