Importance of AI, data in law enforcement suggests growing tension with privacy

Security experts believe machine learning and artificial intelligence are critical in combating crime, but the associated need for data access is likely to escalate concerns about privacy.

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New Data Protection Enforcement Provisions Take Effect in Russia

On July 1, 2017, a new law took effect in Russia allowing for administrative enforcement actions and higher fines for violations of Russia’s data protection law. The law, which was enacted in February 2017, imposes higher fines on businesses and corporate executives accused of data protection violations, such as unlawful processing of personal data, processing personal data without consent, and failure of data controllers to meet data protection requirements.

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Could Canada lose its adequacy standing?

The world has changed a lot since the European Commission gave Canada its “adequacy” standing in 2001, determining the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, commonly known as PIPEDA, properly protects personal data transferred from the EU to Canada.

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Let’s sort out this profiling and consent debate once and for all.

In a post last week , I said that “ There’s a perpetuated misconception that all profiling needs consent. It doesn’t, end of. ” Since this seems to have been an area of much confusion under the GDPR, I thought it worth taking the time to elaborate on this point.

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Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

This is the second article in a series on establishing program metrics and benchmarking your privacy incident-management program. By explanation: Radar, Inc., provides purpose-built decision-support software designed to guide users through a consistent, defensible process for incident management and risk assessment.

Source: Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

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