data privacy

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Privacy, technology groups urge Biden to revive surveillance oversight board

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board currently lacks the membership necessary to issue reports and start new projects.

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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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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

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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

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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2014, file photo, a Samsung Galaxy S5 is demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers’ permission before using or sharing much of their data. The Federal Communications Commission’s measure was scaled back from a previous proposal but was still criticized by the advertising, telecommunications and cable industries. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

What stricter US regulation of the internet might look like

To affect the most millions of people takes internet companies like Facebook. Yet the Government Accountability Office said the U.S. really doesn’t have…

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NIST launches data privacy initiative in midst of cyber metamorphosis

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is spearheading an initiative to help agencies and organizations fill in the holes when it comes to…

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Sara Hayden

Nick Marinos: Medicare, Medicaid may lack training for data protection

A GAO report found holes in CMS’ systems for protecting private health data between entities.

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