Will The United States Adopt A National Privacy Law?
Privacy is so essential, yet it seems that there’s a lack of enforcement. Look at the huge data breach of Equifax in 2017. More than 148 million people’s personal information was exposed in that breach. Social Security numbers, dates of birth, driver’s license information, credit card numbers, and phone numbers were part of this breach. A […]
ERI’s John Shegerian Warns Corporations to Protect Data as GDPR Fines Begin to Hit Global Organizations
Citing recent reports of Google receiving a $57 million fine in France for violating data protection and privacy rules under the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has warned that Google’s fine is […]
France Slaps Google With €50M GDPR Fine
French regulators hit Google with a €50 million (about $57 million) fine for violating European data protection and privacy rules. France’s data privacy watchdog CNIL accused the search giant for lack of transparency, providing inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding personalization of ads. The organization listed several alleged violations. Mainly, that the essential […]
Are Companies Overconfident About Their Data Protection?
It seems as if a new hacking or data leak scandal makes headlines on the nightly news every week. Every business should be concerned about their data and actively working to ensure it is protected at all times. However, a new report revealed that many businesses are overconfident about their data protection, which could mean […]