Security / Investigation

Until the mid-2010s, there were almost no comprehensive laws protecting digital privacy for anyone except children, and even those laws were few and far between.
This lack of government oversight gave industries almost no motivation to create best practices governing what types of data could be collected or how it could be used. While there were a few outliers, businesses

Ahhh, October. Changing leaves, dropping temperatures, pumpkin spice everything. What’s not to love?
One of the best things about the only month to start with an O? Our favorite holiday, one that unites people around the country, is in October.
That’s right, folks. October is home to Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Wait, did you think we were talking about Halloween

This year, the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) chose “Do your part. #BeCyberSmart” as the theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, with weekly themes that include:

  • Week 1: Be Cyber Smart
  • Week 2: Fight the Phish
  • Week 3: Explore. Experience. Share.
  • Week 4: Cybersecurity First

We’re going to give you two tips for each

On Aug. 20, 2021, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress enacted China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)(Translation available here). Taking effect on November 1, 2021, the PIPL will serve as China’s first comprehensive privacy law.
The PIPL clarifies and consolidates obligations on processing of personal information at a national law level. Together with the Cybersecurity Law and

The Four Corners of the Centennial State’s new privacy law
Colorado is home to the highest incorporated city in the US (Leadville), the highest paved road in North America (the road to Mt. Evans), and the highest car tunnel in the world (the Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel).
It’s also the home to the country’s third comprehensive consumer privacy law.

Whether you work alone or for a big firm, as a certified public accountant, you know privacy is important. But with new privacy laws being passed every year, it’s about to be more important than ever.
While laws protecting consumers’ sensitive personal data online are less than a decade old, governments have been passing laws protecting financial information for decades—because

From picking the color scheme to writing SEO copy to integrating your payment platforms, building a website or app is a huge project. After you’ve tested all your links, worked out the UX bugs, and built an interactive chat function, the last thing you want to do is think about a privacy policy.
Putting a privacy policy on your website