US Privacy Laws

March 24, 2022 -

US Privacy Compliance Step 5: Managing Sensitive Personal Information

Organizations that are working towards compliance with US state privacy laws will know the complexities of navigating data discovery

March 17, 2022 -

US Privacy Compliance Step 4: Respecting Opt-Out of Sale or Share

In the previous installment of this blog series, we explored the different privacy rights provided to consumers under the

March 10, 2022 -

US Privacy Compliance Step 3: Responding to Privacy Rights Requests

Privacy rights are a core element of modern privacy legislation giving individuals greater control over their personal information and

March 3, 2022 -

US Privacy Compliance Step 2: Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments

If you have ever encountered the GDPR as a privacy professional, you will be all too aware of the

February 18, 2022 -

US Privacy Compliance Step 1: Discovering and Mapping Personal Data

It is well documented that the privacy landscape in the US is becoming a more complex space to navigate –

January 13, 2022 -

FCC Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for New Data Breach Notification Requirements

On January 12, 2022, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) relating

November 4, 2021 -

Republican Energy & Commerce Committee Introduce Draft US Federal Privacy Bill

Many have tried, all have failed. But there is a new attempt at establishing a comprehensive US federal privacy

September 28, 2021 -

OneTrust Vendorpedia Offers Same-Day Support for the 2022 Shared Assessments SIG

More and more companies are outsourcing key business activities to third parties. However, these third parties can present a significant risk

July 22, 2021 -

OneTrust Announces Government Records Request Automation for FOIA and Public Records Requests

Today, OneTrust announced availability of OneTrust Government Records Request Automation solution. This new technology  helps government entities automate the

July 8, 2021 -

Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) Signed Into Law

On June 7, 2021, The Colorado Privacy Act (Senate Bill (‘SB’) 190) was passed by the Colorado House of

March 2, 2021 -

HIPAA Compliance: Building a Bridge to a Robust Privacy Program

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient information. This comprehensive law

December 10, 2020 -

California AG Releases Fourth Round of Modifications to CCPA Regulations

On December 10, 2020, the California Attorney General released a fourth round of modifications to the Regulations regarding the California Consumer

November 23, 2020 -

CPRA – What to Know About Employee Rights

On November 3, 2020, California voters passed the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act (CPRA or CCPA 2.0). The CPRA amends

November 4, 2020 -

What Does the CPRA Mean for Your Privacy Program?

On November 3, 2020, Californians voted the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act (CPRA or CCPA 2.0) into law. The

October 12, 2020 -

Overview of the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA or CCPA 2.0)

CCPA 2.0: Key Differences with the CCPA The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which took effect at the beginning of this

July 31, 2020 -

Update About Proposed Federal Privacy Laws

California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has made states truly consider how they expect businesses to handle individuals’ personal information.

June 18, 2020 -

California Senate Proposes CCPA Amendments

On June 11, 2020, the California State Senate proposed an amendment to Assembly Bill (‘AB’) 713 relating to de-identified data. In particular, the amendment would

April 9, 2020 -

Unifying Risk Management Initiatives

The digital age has ushered in increasing pressure for companies of all sizes and industries to pay closer attention

March 26, 2020 -

What Happened with the Washington Privacy Act?

For the second year in a row, the Washington Privacy Act (WPA) failed to pass this March. This act

February 21, 2020 -

Washington Privacy Act (WPA) Passes the Senate – On to the House

The Washington State Senate showed some love to privacy rights on Valentine’s Day by overwhelmingly passing Senate Bill 6281, Senator Carlyle’s Washington Privacy Act (WPA), by a vote of 46-1. The next stop for

January 21, 2020 -

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), Escalating Security

Escalating Security Across Vendor Contracting CMMC for government contractors, A Shift from a Static Plan to a Dynamic Measure

June 5, 2019 -

6 Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About the Nevada Privacy Law 

A new US privacy law is making headlines. And no, it’s not the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). On

November 22, 2016 -

Cellphone Privacy Risks in America

Cellphone Privacy Risks in America “Privacy is central to every major issue of our time, from immigration and reproductive

October 6, 2016 -

Voting Online Would Mean Giving Up Your Legal Right to Privacy

Voting Online Would Mean Giving Up Your Legal Right to Privacy The right to an anonymous vote is a

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