Privacy and Security TidBits

Tag: data security

The FTC’s Data Security Guidelines

  On the occasion of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) 50th data security settlement, it issued a statement, giving businesses guidelines for their data security practices. Under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA), the FTC must protect consumers from “deceptive and unfair” commercial practices in the economic sectors under its jurisdiction. One […]

Ediscovery, Cloud Computing and EU Data Protection: Cloud Nationalities Do Matter

Cloud Computing With Borders May Be On Horizon in Europe by Jennifer L. Schenker A proposal to build a national federation of interconnected computing clouds in France, funded in part by government in order to protect the country’s sovereignty, data privacy and local jobs, is gaining favor. Some fear that the idea, which is in part […]