In this video, Daniel Solove and Tracy Mitrano (former IT Policy at Cornell and now Democratic candidate for US Senate in New York’s 23rd district) discuss Covid, privacy, education, work-from-home, and other privacy, security, and technology issues.
Posts about FERPA by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
FERPA Whiteboard and FERPA Interactive Whiteboard
Recently, I created two new FERPA training resources. FERPA Whiteboard I created a 1-page visual summary of FERPA, which I call the FERPA Whiteboard. The idea was to summarize HIPAA in a concise and visually-engaging way. You can download a PDF handout version here. We’ve been licensing it to many organizations for training and awareness purposes. […]
New Resource Page: An Overview of Education Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove I recently created a new resource page for the TeachPrivacy site: An Overview of Education Privacy.
Lawsuits for HIPAA Violations and Beyond: A Journey Down the Rabbit Hole
by Daniel J. Solove At first blush, it seems impossible for a person to sue for a HIPAA violation. HIPAA lacks a private cause of action. So do many other privacy and data security laws, such as FERPA, the FTC Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, among others. That means that these laws don’t provide people with […]
Who Are the Privacy and Security Cops on the Beat?
by Daniel J. Solove Are privacy and security laws being enforced effectively? This post is post #3 of a series called Enforcing Privacy and Security Laws.
Why Being Well-Regulated Is Good for Business
by Daniel J. Solove After Apple announced that it wouldn’t provide law enforcement with an easy back door to access data on people’s devices, we heard loud whining coming from the FBI and various security proponents that this would be bad for security.
Follow Professor Solove on Social Media
If you are interested in privacy and data security issues, there are many great ways Professor Solove can help you stay informed: Professor Solove’s LinkedIn Influencer blog You can follow Professor Solove on his blog at LinkedIn, where he is an “LinkedIn Influencer.” He blogs about various privacy and data security issues. His blog has […]
The Most Effective Factor in Education
by Daniel J. Solove I’ve been a teacher for the past 15 years, and I’ve taught in several mediums including live classes and computer-based e-learning. I have come to the conclusion that the most effective factor in education and training is fostering emotional investment. Simply put, students must care about learning the material. The more […]
Big Data and Our Children’s Future: On Reforming FERPA
by Daniel J. Solove Last week, the White House released its report, Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values. My reaction to it is mixed. The report mentions some concerns about privacy with Big Data and suggests some reforms, but everything is stated so mildly, in a way designed to please everyone. The report is painted […]
Why Did inBloom Die? A Hard Lesson About Education Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove For any organization who doesn’t take privacy seriously, the demise of inBoom should be a loud wake up call. Funded by $100 million from the Gates Foundation, inBloom was a non-profit organization aiming to store student data so that school officials and teachers could use it to learn about their students […]