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DAMA Webinar: Data Privacy in the DMBOK – No Need to Reinvent the Wheel

  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

Microsoft wants to be a voice for people, releases a 3,000-word privacy manifesto

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 […]

BlackBerry talks Priv security, privacy, and why Android now

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 […]

Microsoft Deems Privacy A Fundamental Right, Asks U.S. And EU Governments To Obey It

Brad Smith, Microsoft's Chief Legal Officer, argued that privacy is a fundamental right of people in both the U.S. and the EU, and their governments will have to agree on data transfer rules that respect that right.

Microsoft wants US government to obey EU privacy laws

Company's chief legal officer says "privacy is a fundamental human right."

Free Services Hurt Internet Privacy, Researcher Says

Mikko Hypponen, the chief research officer at F-Secure Corp., lamented that the Internet has irreparably become a privacy nightmare through reliance on “free” services that make money from profiling users for showing them targeted a...

The Collapse of the US-EU Safe Harbor

Remarkable piece by Brad Smith, Microsoft’s chief legal officer (subhead: “Solving the New Privacy Rubik’s Cube”): This transformation helps explain why individuals in the tech sector increasingly have been talking about privacy. Just...Show More Summary

NYT: ‘Chinese Hackers Breached LoopPay, Whose Tech Is Central to Samsung Pay’

Nicole Perlroth and Mike Isaac, reporting for the NYT: “Samsung Pay was not impacted and at no point was any personal payment information at risk,” Darlene Cedres, Samsung’s chief privacy officer, said in a statement. “This was an isolated incident that targeted the LoopPay corporate network, which is a physically separate network. Show More Summary

Why Kamala Harris is making start-up Houzz hire a 'chief privacy officer'

California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is requiring Silicon Valley start-up Houzz Inc. to hire a "chief privacy officer" as part of a settlement resolving breach-of-privacy allegations, the first time the office has imposed such a provision. Over six months in 2013, Irvine-based employees of the popular...

Large Intel Operations Challenged by Prevalence of Leaks - US Ex-Official

Former White House Chief Privacy Officer Peter Swire told Sputnik that the likelihood of secrets coming to light limits the degree of control a government can exert over its people.

Amazon’s first transparency report says it defends customer privacy whenever possible

Bowing to pressure to reveal its government-related data practices, Amazon today released information outlining US government requests for information about its customers and users. Stephen Schmidt, chief information security officer...Show More Summary

RSA 2015 Interview: Jason Straight, UnitedLex

I got a chance to sit down with Jason Straight, SVP and Chief Privacy Officer.  Jason works on the legal side of security, meaning as a lawyer, not law enforcement.  The conversation covers international legal concerns, privacy and communicating with your own legal counsel, just to mention a few of the topics. The interview was […]

Facebook Elaborates on Privacy for Atlas, LiveRail, Ad Preferences

Recent changes to Facebook’s ad products resulted in concerns about users’ privacy, and deputy chief privacy officer Rob Sherman aimed to put users at ease with a detailed note on the Facebook and Privacy page Monday. Sherman discussed...Show More Summary

Chief Information Officers Council Proposes HTTPS By Default For All Federal Government Websites

8 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In a long-overdue nod to both privacy and security, the administration finally moved to HTTPS on March 9th. This followed the FTC's March 6th move to do the same. And yet, far too many government websites operate without the additional security this provides. Show More Summary

“Hillary’s email defense is laughable”

(Paul Mirengoff) So says Dan Metcalfe, a Democrat who served for more than a quarter-century as founding director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy and, as such, was the federal government’s chief information-disclosure...Show More Summary

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), National Security Agency Agree to Disagree Over Online Privacy

A CNBC article this morning talked about a conference that was held yesterday which involved a discussion between Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s Chief Information-Security Officer, Alex Stamos and National Security Agency (NSA) Director, Admiral Michael S. Show More Summary

NSA's Chief Privacy Officer Admits That Maybe The NSA Shouldn't Rely On 'Cute' Interpretations Of The Law

10 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Almost exactly a year ago, the NSA announced the hiring of Rebecca Richards to be its Civil Liberties and Privacy Officer, leading many to exclaim, wait, the NSA has that job? Indeed it does. Though we haven't heard much from Richards since that hiring, she did appear on the latest "Cyberlaw Podcast" with Techdirt's number one fanboy, Stewart Baker. Show More Summary

Concerns over privacy after former Microsoft Bug Bounty developer asked to decrypt laptop at French airport

Katie Moussouris, chief policy officer at HackerOne, who played a major role in developing Microsoft’s Bug Bounty Program, has aired her concerns after she was not only asked to turn on her laptop (standard procedure) at France’s Charles de Gaulle … Continue reading ?

As Chris Kelly Takes Fandor Reins, Might Ted Hope Head For Amazon?

As lead investor and former Facebook General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer Chris Kelly today stepped in as interim head of the curated film streaming service Fandor after CEO Ted Hope left for another gig, speculation is building on where Hope will go next. Show More Summary

Uber Hires IBM's Former Chief Privacy Officer To Review Its Practices

Harriet Pearson worked at IBM for nearly two decades, overseeing security and data protection. Uber is in damage-control mode. To mitigate the offhand remarks an Uber exec made last week about potentially digging up dirt on journalists,...Show More Summary

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