Tag Archives: data privacy

Information Classification – The Link between Security and Privacy

Most of the attention focused on information security today surrounds the public data breach. Almost daily we hear a new report about hundreds or thousands of records of personal information being improperly disclosed.  In fact, it is the loss of private data that drives most of the regulatory environment designed to enforce security.  GLBA, HIPAA [...]

EU Updates Data Protection Guidelines

The European Union recently released a set of draft recommendations for a major update to the current privacy framework that underpins Directive 95/46/EC. The changes would introduce a single set of rules on data protection, valid across the EU. The proposed changed give individuals more control over their personal information and would have a significant […]