In January 2020, a new data privacy startup, Mine, made headlines when it received $3 million in seed funds. Mine is an inevitable product of new data privacy laws that have been passed in Europe and California. The start-up based in Tel Aviv helps users identify all the companies that hold their personal data.
As 2020 begins, Congress continues on a path toward providing consumers with greater protections for their data, lawmakers have exhibited a rare willingness to work toward consensus on the issue.
Data Protection Conference in Tirana Forecasts an International Focus in 2020 on Converging Privacy Laws and Accountability
Last fall, the International Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners’ Conference convened in Tirana, Albania. Achieved Compliance once again participated in this annual meeting, which brings together regulators, experts, advocates and practitioners from around the globe.
On September 9, 2019, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, the Dutch DPA) published a report on privacy complaints it received between January 2019 and June 2019.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, ISO Release Privacy Guidance Companies seeking guidance about how to understand privacy risks and to implement measures to address them should be aware of two new resources – The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (“NIST”) draft Privacy Framework and the International Organization for Standardization’s (“ISO”) International Standard for privacy information management. These tools are designed to work alongside existing guidelines for cybersecurity and the requirements of emerging law such as the General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act. The NIST Privacy Framework In September, NIST, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, released a preliminary draft of…