Eyeing more secure alternatives to Social Security numbers, lawmakers in the U.S. are looking abroad. Today, the Senate Commerce Committee questioned former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Verizon chief privacy officer Karen Zacharia and both the current and former CEOs of Equifax on how to protect consumers against major data breaches. Show More Summary
PRIVACY: Microsoft to drop lawsuit after U.S. government revises data request rules. The new policy limits the use of secrecy orders and calls for such orders to be issued for defined periods, Microsoft Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said in a blog post on Monday. “As a result of the issuance of this policy, we […]
Uber’s former chief business officer, Emil Michael, was dropped as a defendant in a lawsuit that alleges top Uber executives invaded the privacy of a woman raped by a driver in India.
"We are committed to building a community where people can feel safe making their voices heard." That's how Facebook's deputy chief privacy officer opened his public policy announcement on Monday, in a declaration aimed at users whoShow More Summary
Fotolia Michael Dolan is the chief information security officer (CISO) for Element Fleet Management. Dolan has more than 17 years of experience in information security, privacy, compliance, and operational risk management, including executive roles at Element, GE Capital, and U.S. Bancorp. He previously served as a Senior Associate for Oppenheimer Wolff [...]
The Justice Department's former privacy officer says there's no good reason why a senior U.S. diplomat would ask the FBI's deputy international operations chief about classification levels on one of Hillary Clinton’s emails.
Embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing a fresh round of questions about the company’s privacy safeguards. ||| San Francisco - Yahoo’s embattled chief executive officer, Marissa Mayer, who last month disclosed a hack that exposed...Show More Summary
Five questions for Lance Hayden: Insights on High Reliability Organizations (HRO) and resilient approaches to dealing with failure. I recently sat down with Lance Hayden, Chief Privacy Officer at ePatientFinder, to discuss how organizations can become more resilient and how this can help their security efforts. Show More Summary
Karen Neuman, the former chief privacy officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has returned to the private sector as a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP.
A Q&A with Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith.
By Quentin Clark, Chief Business Officer, SAP Despite some of the challenges regarding data rights, data protection, and privacy, Big Data has already had a significant impact on society, on how we work, and live. But there is more to come. Data scientists and domain experts with the aid of modern [...]
Microsoft is not happy with many international laws, and it feels it only affects its ability to protect privacy and keep its customers safe. Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft testified ahead of U.S. Congressional hearing this week. He urges the government to update its international standards. Smith said that many of […]
BARCELONA, Spain—Stephen Deadman, Facebook's global deputy chief privacy officer, said data-based ads should be more than just a "tax" for the transaction of services on the platform. During a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress...Show More Summary
Meet the Seattle Police Department's new Director of Transparency and Privacy, Mary Perry. Hopefully she lasts longer than the former Chief Information Officer. City of Seattle Seattle police chief Kathleen O'Toole has tapped Mary Perry,...Show More Summary
“Donald passed away.” We had been sitting in the chiefs’ office with a few of the attendings who had all had Donald (name changed to protect privacy) on their service at one time or another. Everybody exhaled a collective sigh, soaking in the sting of the knowledge of Don’s death; then, within a few seconds, everybody had […]
About the Webinar World wide, Data Privacy laws are increasing. Customers are increasingly aware, and concerned, about how data is processed. The Chief Privacy Officer is (or should be) a key stakeholder for many Data Governance initiatives, and new terms like “Privacy by Design” and “Privacy Engineering” are entering our conversations with peers. Show More Summary
Privacy is a big concern for consumers right now. Yesterday, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith wrote a blog post where he covered some of the recent events related to information security. In the blog post, Brad Smith beautifully highlighted how the software giant values its customers’ privacy. Brad stated that the company […]
The BlackBerry Priv is here — we reviewed the phone but there’s a lot more to say. This is BlackBerry’s first Android device. I had the opportunity to talk to Dave Kleidermacher, BlackBerry’s chief security officer, and pick his brain about the Priv and more broadly about the company’s decision to finally go Android. First […]