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Christin McMeley

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“Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You…” FTC Data Brokers Report Calls for More Industry Transparency, Regulation in How Data Brokers Use Consumers’ Personal Information

Posted in Privacy and Data Security, Regulatory and Compliance
“You may not know them, but data brokers know you,” Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said when she announced the release of the Commission’s newest report on the data broker industry. And in the FTC’s opinion, Congress and the data brokerage industry need to take concerted action to bring transparency to the industry, prot… Read the rest

PCI DSS 3.0: Business as Usual?

Posted in Regulatory and Compliance
In the past, critics of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) have alleged that the DSS requirements either (1) provide little more than a minimal baseline for security with a “check-the-box” compliance approach; or (2) are written vaguely so that the Council can retroactively allege non-compliance and impose fees on merchan… Read the rest