Equifax Announces Cybersecurity Incident Involving Consumer Information

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Equifax Inc. today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017.  The company has found no evidence […]

FCC Adopts New Data Privacy Rules to Give People More Choice

by Angela Guess A new press release out of the organization reports, “The Federal Communications Commission today adopted rules that require broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to protect the privacy of their customers. The rules ensure broadband customers have meaningful choice, greater transparency and strong security protections for their personal information collected by ISPs. The […]

European Commission Launches EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the European Commission reports, “Today the European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. This new framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data […]

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