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COVID-19 Raises Many Privacy Questions

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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately brought about an explosion of cyber scams, with bad actors preying on fear, uncertainty and doubt. But it’s also raising some big challenges regarding data privacy because of both the escalated cyber threat and the direct effects of the outbreak itself. The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) recently held…

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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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Opinion: Impact Expected From Commerce Department’s Rules on Largest Chinese Video Surveillance and AI Providers

Contributing author Steve Surfaro notes potential effects upon chip makers, investments in artificial intelligence. On Oct. 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations to add 28 Chinese governmental and commercial organizations to its Entity List determined to be “acting contrary to the foreign policy interests of…

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Security Organizations’ Dual Responsibility Under GDPR

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GDPR affects security technologies like video surveillance systems. Here’s what you need to know to improve your GDPR compliance. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented on May 25, much of the information has been focused on how organizations can – and must – approach their data practices to not only become compliant…

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Update on Video Surveillance Procurement Provisions in 2019 Defense Bill (Sec. 889)

This update follows a July 2018 communication to SIA members on a provision under consideration as part of the annual defense bill (National Defense Authorization Act, “NDAA”) that would restrict federal procurement of products and services involving video surveillance, telecommunications and radio communications equipment produced by certain Chinese firms.

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