On Monday, February 20, 2023, I will be speaking in an event at the University of Virginia School of Law to discuss Professor Danielle Citron’s new book, The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity and Love in the Digital Age, which makes the case for understanding intimate privacy as a civil and human right. This […]
Posts about Privacy + Security Books by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It
I recently gave a talk on Faculti about ideas in my recent book, BREACHED! WHY DATA SECURITY LAW FAILS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT (Oxford University Press 2022), about how major security breaches could be prevented through new approaches to data security law. The Faculti platform provides a library of 8,000 video and audio insights […]
Notable Privacy and Security Books 2022
Here are some notable books on privacy and security from 2022. This year, I celebrate the 15th anniversary from when I began these posts. To see a more comprehensive list of nonfiction works about privacy and security for all years, Professor Paul Schwartz and I maintain a resource page on Nonfiction Privacy + Security Books.
Data Vu: Why Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again
Woodrow Hartzog and I wrote a new article about data breaches called “Data Vu: Why Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again.” We discuss how data breaches involve the same old mistakes and how we must break the cycle. We begin: In the classic comedy Groundhog Day, protagonist Phil, played by Bill Murray, asks “What would […]
The Best Books About Privacy
I was invited by Shepherd to list my recommendations for the 5 best books about privacy. Shepherd is a site that posts lists of best books recommended by experts about various topics. It has excellent lists. I was delighted to have the chance to share my admiration for superb books by Woodrow Hartzog, Danielle Citron, […]
Key Quotes from BREACHED!
Professor Woodrow Hartzog and I selected some key quotes from our new book, BREACHED! WHY DATA SECURITY LAW FAILS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT (Oxford University Press 2022). Website for Breached! Breached! Amazon Page Download Chapter 1 for free The Law’s Obsessive and Unproductive Focus on Data Breaches “Too much of the current law of data security […]
An Overview of Privacy Law in 2022
Free download of Chapter 1 of PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS (6th ed. 2022) An Overview of Privacy Law The chapter covers the types of privacy law, provides a list of US federal privacy laws, and includes an historical timeline of major developments in privacy law.
We Still Haven’t Learned the Major Lesson of the 2013 Target Hack
I have an article with Professor Woodrow Hartzog in Slate created from an excerpt from our new book, Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve it We Still Haven’t Learned the Major Lesson of the 2013 Target Hack By Woodrow Hartzog & Daniel Solove Slate (April 13, 2022) You can read Chapter […]
New 2022 Edition of PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS
I am pleased to announce that Professor Paul Schwartz and I have just published a new 6th edition of our book, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS. Now in a new 6th edition for 2022, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS is a distilled guide to the essential elements of U.S. data privacy law. In an easily-digestible format, the book covers […]
Privacy Harms – Final Published Version
I’m delighted to announce that the final published version of my article, Privacy Harms, is now out in print! Privacy Harms, 101 B.U. L. Rev. 793 (2022) (with Danielle Keats Citron)