data privacy

NIST is out with new methods for agencies to handle data privacy concerns

In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has new guidance for federal agencies that need to reduce privacy risks…

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White House wants agencies to increase, improve collection of LGBTQ data

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnorman)IRS building

IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Privacy, technology groups urge Biden to revive surveillance oversight board

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National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNaomi Lefkovitz, National Institute of Standards and Technology

New draft NIST guidance outlines risk management for data privacy

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CalMattersLaurel Rosenhall, CalMatters

Your online data, big tech and California’s strict new law

California begins country’s strictest data privacy law Jan. 1. Host John Thomas Flynn talks what started it, who’s affected and will citizens see a “data…

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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo a worker gets ready to pass out instructions in how fill out the 2020 census during a town hall meeting in Lithonia, Ga. The U.S. Census Bureau says a test for the 2020 census shows having a question about citizenship didn’t have much of an impact on response rates for the general population, though responses by Hispanics were down slightly. The test results were released Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Researchers warn Census Bureau about accuracy concerns with method

A new technique to protect the privacy of participants in the 2020 Census could foster distrust between the Census Bureau and researchers if it results…

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FILE - This Nov. 23, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate behind mangrove trees in Palm Beach, Fla. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a device containing computer malware lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to the club over the weekend during his Florida visit, federal prosecutors allege in court documents. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Newly revealed emails show how VA officials felt about ‘Mar-a-Lago crowd’s’ involvement in agency affairs

In today’s Federal Newscast, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained hundreds of emails showing VA officials questioned the Mar-A-Lago crowd’s influence on electronic health record modernization.

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