Privacy lawyer Vivek Mohan has joined Mayer Brown as a partner in the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice in Northern California. Mr. Mohan joins from Apple Inc., where he served as a senior attorney on the company’s global privacy law & policy team and as head of information security law.
Technology company Clearview AI’s scraping of billions of images of people from across the Internet represented mass surveillance and was a clear violation of the privacy rights of Canadians, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found after conducting an investigation into the matter.
Everyone is excited to give 2020 the boot. And while we don’t quite know what to expect in 2021, it can’t get any worse. Or can it? As businesses prepare for a new year, with a new set of challenges and new ways of working that may never change, one thing they need to be prioritizing is data privacy. Because if the dominoes fall and privacy is involved, the repercussions can result in a disaster.
Though many healthcare organizations still consider it optional, two-factor authentication - also known as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) - is an indispensable part of a secure environment, and key to protecting your medical data.
On November 4, 2020, the YES on Prop 24 campaign announced the passage of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), with a majority of Californians supporting the measure to strengthen consumer privacy rights. The new law aims to give Californians the strongest online privacy rights in the world. But, does the CPRA do enough to advance the data privacy of California consumers? Many security and privacy leaders argue that it does not. To find out more, we talk to David Bodnick, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Startpage, a private search engine.
New research from DataGrail this morning that uncovers how people are using the California Consumer Privacy Act since it went into effect in January 2020 and the data shows people want control of their data and are taking action to restrict the sale of their personal information.
In a ground-breaking opinion issued today, the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Decision as a method for transferring personal data from the EU to the US. In short, the Decision was invalidated over Privacy Shield’s failure to adequately address US government surveillance activities.