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Who Am I, and Why Am I Here in this Database? Addressing Privacy Concerns With Security Technology

The definition of personal data, also known as personally identifiable information (PII), has expanded in recent years. Previously, personal data typically referred only to the most sensitive information, such as name, address, Social Security number, health records and date of birth. Today, it has expanded to include things like location data, IP address, MAC address,…

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Smarter Cities Through Secure Data

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The first step to leveraging sensor and other information is ensuring that it is protected. Jason Bonoan As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, growing pains felt by large cities can be seen across a number of indicators, from rising crime rates to increased traffic to housing shortages. In 1950, only 29 percent of the global…

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Lawmakers Note Agreement, Differences on Data Privacy

At a Jan. 28 event in Washington, D.C., a Republican senator said that data privacy is his “favorite issue,” two Democratic congresswomen said there is “a sense of urgency” regarding the topic and a Republican congresswoman said a bipartisan bill “needs to happen.” But none of the lawmakers indicated that a bill is likely to…

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New SIA Resources to Help You Navigate Data Privacy Regulations

With the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in effect, take advantage of these two new guidance documents from SIA to help your firm navigate these regulations’ impact on your business. Both reports are available exclusively for SIA members; your firm’s SIA membership gives you access.…

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#DataDoneRight: Highlights From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Data Privacy Conference

On July 11 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted Data Done Right, a summit for all things related to data privacy. The conference featured discussions of the policy issues surrounding consumer data and the businesses that use it, the future of tech innovation and ways to protect individual privacy while promoting innovation…

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