Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Blog Posts From October 2019
Blog: Keeping the Creeps Off Your Computer: Tips to Avoid Scareware & Scare Scams
Date: October 29, 2019
Title: Keeping the Creeps Off Your Computer: Tips to Avoid Scareware & Scare Scams
Summary: Halloween is a great time to masquerade as your favorite supernatural or otherworldly character, generating harmless screams and candy. Not so harmless is the fear that scammers create by pretending to know something about you or your cyber system in order to scare you into sending them money. ...
Blog: Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act Signed Into Law
Date: October 25, 2019
Title: Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act Signed Into Law
Summary: As we near the January 1, 2020 effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California legislature has passed seven amendments to the expansive privacy statute: AB 25, 874, 1130, 1146, 1202, 1355, and 1564. Notably, the amendments alleviate some business concerns by expanding a business’ ability to verify consumer requests under the CCPA. ...