Data Privacy Laws and Their Contributions

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The acceleration of the digital era has led to many benefits. New and exciting medical treatments are available. Learning platforms have increased in accessibility. Businesses are more streamlined. And even out-of-town family and friends are staying connected. As technology becomes more sophisticated, there is a growing demand for data privacy laws and regulation.  Recently, the…

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Cybercrime 101: A Brief Introduction

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In today’s world, cybercrime is quite common. And it’s expected to continue rising at unprecedented rates.  In fact, every American citizen should presume that all of their data has already been stolen and can be found by cybercriminals on the dark web. What is Cybercrime? Cybercrime occurs when a computer is the object of a…

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CCPA: What You Need to Know About California’s New Privacy Law

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Privacy is taking center stage in today’s digital world. Individuals around the globe demand increased privacy rights as data breaches become the norm and companies sell personal data. The governments of the world are answering this demand with a slew of new privacy laws that leave companies scrambling to keep pace. These laws include the…

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Privacy in the Digital Age: The Necessary Actions

In Part One, Privacy in the Digital Age: The Issues, we discussed several cases involving the amount of data that is available and the lack of privacy laws. Today we’ll look further into what we need to do as consumers, governments and companies to address these problems. We need to be proactive instead of reactive…

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Privacy in the Digital Age: The Issues

In the digital age, we are always on our phones, tablets and computers. There are cameras everywhere. In fact, even our refrigerators are smart. So, what’s the correct balance between personal data privacy and access to evidence by law enforcement? How do we manage security vs. privacy? What rights do companies have to use and…

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Law Enforcement Portals: Gateways to Compliance’s Future

We have all seen the classic police dramas where uniformed officers knock on a door with search warrant in hand. On the news, we’ve witnessed investigators pouring out of a building with boxes of potential evidence. For countless years, this was how police work was done. But in the digital age how can they “search”…

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5 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe Online

My 10-year-old niece was recently gifted with her dad’s old smartphone. While it doesn’t have phone service, it sure is WiFi enabled – as evidenced by the 10 selfies she posted to Snapchat just an hour ago. It seems as if all her classmates have similar privileges as they are also constantly posting to social…

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