PRIVACY + SECURITY BLOG

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New Privacy Training Programs: US, EU, and Global Privacy Law

by Daniel J. Solove We have launched several new privacy training programs, including a series with brief introductions to privacy law.  We have completed a privacy training program about US Privacy Law with a video and interactive material / quiz questions.  And we just completed a training program about EU Privacy Law.  This program has […]

New Financial Privacy Training Programs

by Daniel J. Solove We have begun producing a new program series about financial privacy.  The first two programs are completed. The first part is an overview video that discusses the importance of financial privacy and the various laws and regulations that regulate.  These laws and regulations are discussed very broadly.  The video concludes with […]

Final HIPAA-HITECH Regulation

posted by Daniel J. Solove The final HIPAA-HITECH regulation is finally out!  Clocking in at 563 pages long, the regulation, which is entitled “Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules” will be published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013.  You can download the PDF of the pre-publication version here.

New Privacy by Design Training Video

I recently created this 2-minute comical cartoon vignette to teach about the importance of privacy and apps.  Far too often, apps are not designed with privacy in mind, and people install apps without considering the privacy implications. [Video no longer available online – please contact us if you’d like to see it] More About Apps and […]

Google’s Street View and Privacy

Google Street View

Google has added a new feature in selected cities to Google Maps. This new feature allows users to view street level shots of each block. For a long time, Google Maps has provided satellite images from above, but Street View allows people to view an area as if standing on the sidewalk. From the NY Times: