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Data Privacy Detective - how data is regulated, managed, protected, collected, mined, stolen, defended and transcended.

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Data privacy is the footprint of our existence. I…


43 - What You Need To Know About Maine’s New Privacy Law
Aug 27 • 9 min
Sometimes it seems the United States is more a loose federation than a national government. States have a major role in law-making. Data privacy is no exception. A recent law adopted by the State of Maine differs greatly from the California act that will…
42 - Encryption: When Data Privacy Best Practices Are Not
Aug 14 • 11 min
Encryption is often thought of as the basic and best cybersecurity approach to protecting data in transit or in flight. As guest Ken Morris, CEO and founder of KnectIQ, argues, it’s not. Encrypting data is an essential practice, but it’s really not the…
41 - Hong Kong and Data Privacy
Aug 4 • 12 min
One country, two systems – that’s the 50-year agreement that led to Hong Kong’s becoming part of China in 1997. This remains an evolution in progress. Hong Kong retains many of its systems independent of the PRC and yet is part of China. What does this…
40 - Avoiding Cyber-Disasters: The Human Element
Jul 8 • 12 min
No business or individual wants to be the victim of a disaster. Cyber-attacks can cause exactly that. Individuals are the first line of defense for personal privacy and cybersecurity. For businesses, it’s essential to train everyone associated with data…
39 - GDPR One-Year In: The UK Experience
Jun 27 • 15 min
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) turned one year old on May 25, 2019. What’s been the experience? Kim Walker, Co-Chair of the Privacy Team of Shakespeare Martineau, a premier UK law firm, provides insight into how this comprehensive law…
38 - India and Data Privacy, Get Ready!
Jun 19 • 13 min
India is about to enact a comprehensive data privacy law that will force global and Indian businesses to revise their approach. Stephen Mathias, Co-Chair of the Tech Team at Kochhar & Co., one of India’s premier law firms, explains how India will shift…
37 - Catching Serial Killers, Employee Biometrics, Tracking and Personal Data Privacy
Jun 7 • 12 min
What do serial killers, employees who don’t want their fingerprints shared and a U.S. Senator have in common? Data privacy. In this podcast, Victoria Beckman, Co-Chair of Frost Brown Todd’s Privacy and Data Security Team, discusses this and other news. If…
36 - Five Hot U.S. Data Privacy Developments
May 23 • 10 min
The Data Privacy Detective turns the spotlight on five American data privacy developments in a conversation with Melissa Kern, Co-Chair of Frost Brown Todd’s Privacy and Data Security Team. 1. California’s data privacy law, CCPA, comes into force in 2020.…
35 - Hot Topics In Data Privacy - From The US Front
May 12 • 12 min
The May 2-3, 2019 International Association of Privacy Professionals Conference featured leading U.S. officials and participants in the data privacy field. Mike Nitardy, a certified Privacy Professional (U.S.) and data privacy attorney at Frost Brown Todd…
34 - When Employees Cooperate With Law Enforcement And Expose Personal Data
Apr 29 • 10 min
Picture frontline employees – like those at a motel’s front desk. In come ICE agents with gold badges asking to see guest logs, aiming to identify and track down undocumented aliens. What’s the desk attendant to do? Most likely, cooperate without thinking…
33 - Streaming Data Flows: Key Findings From An Important 2019 Data Privacy Maturity Study
Apr 18 • 19 min
Businesses have far more personal data than they think they have, and information expands by the hour. This is a key finding from an April 2019 Data Privacy Maturity Study from Integris Software – www.integris.io. Data flows change daily, and yet many…
32 - Discovering Personal Data: How The Unknown Becomes Known
Mar 13 • 16 min
Businesses hold vast amounts of digital and hard copy data. Much is personal data regulated by differing country and state laws and rules. The first step towards personal data privacy compliance is to know what personal data are held by a company. But…
31 - Data Incidents And Breaches: What Mid-Sized Companies Do When One Hits
Mar 2 • 15 min
Data incidents arise regularly for businesses. The perpetrators range from sophisticated scoundrels seeking a quick ransom payment, to foreign governments conducting industrial espionage, to thieves seeking inside information, to distant hackers seeking…
30 - Good news for 2019 from Europe for US firms handling European personal data
Jan 2 • 12 min
The European Commission issued its second review of how the EU PrivacyShield is working in late December 2018. Over 4,000 U.S. firms have signed up so far for this method of dealing with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the European Union…
29 - China’s Social Behavior Measurement: The future or end of privacy?
Nov 27, 2018 • 5 min
China should never be viewed through a foreign lens. And yet, what other lens do we have from the USA or most of the world but to do just that? Bloomberg News reported two statistics on November 21, 2018 that will shock most non-Chinese citizens – “By the…
28 - Russian Data Privacy And Protection: Basics For Global Business
Nov 18, 2018 • 16 min
Russia governs personal data of its residents based on a generally applicable law. As a federal country, Russia has rules below the federal law, but they conform to standards set by statute throughout the nation. Though not as comprehensive as Europe’s…
27 - Digital Authoritarianism An Increasingly Dark Side Of The Internet
Nov 3, 2018 • 12 min
The internet was once viewed as an instrument of freedom. It freed communications across borders, aided the ability of people to rally against repressive governments, dramatically lowered entry barriers to sellers of goods and services across borders. But…
26 - How Safe Is The Personal Data You Provide To State Governments?
Aug 12, 2018 • 10 min
Because U.S. states employ over 16 million people and hold the data of almost all American residents, state governments are major targets for data villains seeking to obtain data about us. How safe is our personal information in the hands of state…
25 - Europe’s GDPR - Representatives And Data Protection Officers
Jul 28, 2018 • 12 min
The EU’s GDPR requires businesses outside the EU to appoint a “representative” in a member state and a Data Protection Officer in the EU to consult on and monitor data privacy matters. In this episode, Alessandro Di Mattia joins us to explore the…
24 - Internet Review Sites And Free Expression
Jul 22, 2018 • 13 min
The California Supreme Court faced a challenge that may have been the first stone cast in a global debate about free expression on the internet. The case centered on a San Francisco law firm that got a one-star YELP review from an unhappy former client.…
23 - California’s New Data Privacy Law
Jul 3, 2018 • 19 min
“California enacts the strictest online privacy law in the country!” trumpeted CNN/Tech. A statute passed unanimously in the legislature and immediately signed by Governor Brown, AB 375, had the support of large tech firms and privacy advocates. It moves…
22 - GDPR And Non - EU Businesses
Jun 15, 2018 • 10 min
Businesses not located in the European Union have tried to understand whether the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), applies to them. And if it does, or if it might, one of the puzzles has been whether a non-EU business needs to appoint a natural…
21 - GDPR Is Here
May 30, 2018 • 18 min
How did U.S. businesses deal with the launch of GDPR? And what’s its immediate impact on how U.S. businesses address personal information they have? The Data Privacy Detective turns the magnifying glass to this question, focusing on small and mid-sized…
20 - China’s New Data Privacy Standards
May 13, 2018 • 16 min
GDPR, the European Union’s effort to protect personal data, has dominated the efforts of businesses to deal with personal data across borders. Less noticed is China’s evolving system of controlling, regulating and protecting the personal information of…
19 - The EU / U.S. and Swiss Privacy Shield
Apr 24, 2018 • 20 min
In this podcast episode, the Data Privacy Detective discusses the background to the EU / U.S. and Swiss Privacy Shield and how it relates to the new requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)that will take effect on May 25, 2018. If…
18 - How Businesses Outside The EU Can Comply With The GDPR
Apr 18, 2018 • 15 min
In this podcast, the Data Privacy Detective turns a magnifying glass to how businesses located outside the EU can gather and use personal data that originates in the EU without violating the GDPR. Businesses inside the EU are actively working to bring…
17 - Consent: The Meaning Of It Under GDPR
Apr 17, 2018 • 15 min
The Data Privacy Detective explored in prior podcasts the broad scope of personal data, the differences between controllers and processors and other matters, including how processing can be lawful. That includes several specific, limited instances when…
16 - Lawful Processing Of Personal Data Under The GDPR
Apr 9, 2018 • 11 min
The EU’s GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – becomes law on May 25, 2018. This podcast explores what processing of personal data as defined by the GDPR is considered lawful. “Processing” is defined very broadly by Article 4.2 to encompass a…
15 - Personal Data And The GDPR: What’s Covered And What’s Not
Apr 8, 2018 • 12 min
The GDPR defines personal data very broadly. But it is not an all-encompassing effort to protect all personal data from every conceivable use or misuse. “Personal data” is defined by Article 4.1 as “any information relating to an identified or…
14 - Controllers And Processors – The Differences And Why It Matters For GDPR
Apr 1, 2018 • 10 min
Businesses collect, use and store personal data. It’s unavoidable. An email address, phone number, birthdate, postal address – these are all personal data that allow someone to identify or contact an individual. Other information is far more sensitive,…
13 - Does The GDPR Apply To A Business Outside The EU? How And When?
Mar 28, 2018 • 10 min
How does a non-EU business know if it must comply with the GDPR? And what specific things are required if the answer is yes? This podcast explores these questions, detailing the specific activities that require a non-EU business to comply with this EU…
12 - The GDPR Is Coming
Mar 25, 2018 • 9 min
On May 25, 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation becomes law – not just within the EU but everywhere in the world in some respects. It is deliberately extraterritorial. The EU is serious about compliance with the GDPR. Fines can be…
11 - Tech Support Scams: How to avoid them and what to do if you fall for one
Aug 23, 2017 • 6 min
In this podcast, the Data Privacy Detective talks about tech support scams with Michael Severini, Director of Information Security for one of America’s large law firms, Frost Brown Todd LLC. A tech support scam can start with a phone call claiming to…
10 - Cybersecurity & IoT
Aug 8, 2017 • 6 min
The risk of the Internet of Things (IoT) is far more than a stolen credit card number or a banking loss. The risk could be mortal and pervasive if a critical device is hacked and a malicious command is issued through the IoT.
9 - Phishing - How To Avoid Being Hooked
Aug 2, 2017 • 4 min
Phishing is an effort by cybercriminals to use bait in the guise of a familiar email address to hook you into revealing your sensitive information. This podcast tells a real story of two college professors who were initial victims of a clever evolution of…
8 - FBI CyberAlert about massive attack – so what do we do?
Jul 27, 2017 • 3 min
On July 25, 2017, the FBI issued a TLP:AMBER alert on its Cyber Watch system about an elaborate cyber-criminal attack underway by sources believed to originate from Iran. The Alert lists about 200 domain names and IP addresses that individuals and…
7 - Big Data And Your Personal Privacy
Nov 28, 2016 • 5 min
Very private information about us can be extremely useful for medical research and other noble purposes – such as medical data that can be aggregated into a big database to help control and combat disease. But we’re reluctant to share our health and…
6 - Facial Recognition Technology And Our Privacy
Nov 14, 2016 • 8 min
The Data Privacy Detective talks about facial recognition technology, how it affects our privacy and what rights we have to fair use by the government. This episode will acquaint you with FIPPs and a law meant to ensure fair use by government on…
5 - Top Tips On Protecting Your Data
Nov 2, 2016 • 5 min
So what can you do yourself to protect your personal data and the confidential information of your company or employer? Julia Montgomery of Traveling Coaches shares top tips on how to protect confidential and personal data.
4 - Your Personal Checklist For CyberSecurity
Oct 16, 2016 • 6 min
John Hibbs, Chief Information Security Officer for J.P. Morgan Chase, gave a riveting talk in Chicago in the fall of 2016 about the devices that tempt us to spend our waking hours giving them attention. He began with a challenge I readily accepted - that…
3 - The Battleground Of Data And Disclosure
Oct 9, 2016 • 5 min
Personal data is vast and expanding exponentially. And the means of combing through vast quantities of digital data is becoming easier and quicker than ever, with human beings linked to each other on a global scale never before possible. At an October 1,…
2 - Google And European Data Privacy: a global blow for data privacy
Oct 9, 2016 • 7 min
A 2014 European Court of Justice decision against Google made Google the decision maker about whether to delink its search engine from sites that infringed the rights of European citizens – and raises the issue whether one government can set the rules of…
1 - Data Privacy Starts With You
Oct 5, 2016 • 4 min
Privacy is dead, get over it. This is what a blockchain entrepreneur told a conference at the European Court of Justice on September 30, 2016. And yet, we know this is not true. If privacy were dead, we would know all the details of Donald Trump’s tax…