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Privacy and Cybersecurity

- As representatives from government and private security hammer out the details of the cybersecurity framework, privacy concerns are moving to the top of the agenda.

Morning Security Brief: Search for New Homeland Security Chief, Cybercrime Trends, and More

- New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is recommended for the top homeland security job, cybercrime as a business, and some protests turn violent after the verdict is announced in the Zimmerman trial.

The Privacy Advocates: Resisting the Spread of Surveillance

- This academic work frames the problem of excessive surveillance and describes threats to privacy.

Google Releases Transparency Report

- Google received more than 21,000 requests for information on more than 33,000 users in the last six months from governments around the world.

Idaho Non-Profit Agrees to Pay $50,000 for HIPAA Violation

- The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has a message to the healthcare industry: You will be held accountable for breaches of patient information.

Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

- A proposed rule would limit the ability of companies to track and collect children’s online information.

Workplace Privacy

- The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that employees have an expectation of privacy even when working on computer equipment owned by their employer.


- Changes to the way the Federal Trade Commission implements and enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act are under consideration by the agency.

Data Breach

- An appeals court ruled that healthcare customers who suffered identity theft may sue the company after laptops containing customer data were stolen. The company argued that the customers had no standing.

Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

- A proposed rule would limit the ability of companies to track and collect children’s online information.

Morning Security Brief: Stalking Apps, Man Indicted for Sharing a Link, Charlotte Wants to Expand Surveillance Network

- "Stalking” app legislation introduced. A man is indicted for sharing a link to stolen information. Police in North Carolina want access to private surveillance cameras. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Flu Prevention, Veteran Arrested With Fake IDs, Verizon DVR Patent, and More

- Hospitals making flu shot mandatory. Police found fake government IDs and weapons in veteran’s pickup in October. Verizon patent for people-watching DVR approved. And more.

New Yorkers Use Shredded Confidential Information as Confetti Again

- The Nassau County Police Department won’t say if it has any new information on how law enforcement sensitive documents that had previously been shredded ended up as confetti during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but it is saying it will review its policies.

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