Category: Data Protection

The 3 Principal Changes to the New Zealand Privacy Law

New Zealand recently passed a new privacy bill to update its original Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 2020 will go into effect in December with three major changes to better protect and promote the privacy of its people. While it’s kept many of the same principles in an effort to keep a lid on all data, this law includes … Continued

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5 Tips to Improve Organizational Data Protection for Remote Employees

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of people working from home. Not only does it bring up questions of productivity, but it also raises concerns over data confidentiality. No matter where you fall on the side of the debate though, the past two months’ worth of confinement has forced us all to rethink the … Continued

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Contact Tracing: Why Does Everyone Want an App?

Contact tracing is a proven way to control the spread of Covid-19 and the idea of using a smartphone-based contact tracing app is gaining traction. As politicians face pressure from citizens who are demanding solutions, an app that can keep track of who’s infected with COVID-19 is being presented as a way for everything to … Continued

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Will the Proposed Dutch Coronavirus Apps Mess with Data Privacy?

Solving for the coronavirus problem has been erratic at best, sending companies, governments, and individuals alike into different kinds of tailspins. As we learn these difficult lessons, it’s important to keep a clear head about what’s worked and what’s inadvertently made things worse than before. The Dutch government has held a press conference in which they … Continued

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Compliance in Time of Crisis: Getting Data Protection Right

From companies to consumers, the arrival of coronavirus has rattled everyone. But while it’s affecting us all in different ways, there are some general trends that aren’t difficult to spot. One of them is that everyone is clamoring for information about how they can protect themselves and more people than ever are working from home. And even … Continued

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