Hot issues in Privacy & Security

Posted by fgilbert on May 23rd, 2011

Top ten list of issues presented by Francoise Gilbert as part of her Conference Chair address, at the PLI Privacy & Security Conference in San Francisco, May 23-24, 2011.

# 10 –
In the US, numerous privacy and security bills in the pipeline
Greater compliance burden expected

# 9 –
Abroad, new data protection laws enacted

# 8 –
Security breach continues to be top concern in the US and
More security breach notice laws are developing abroad
Cost of breach expected to increase everywhere

# 7 –
EU data protection 2.0
Back to the drawing board with new rules

# 6 –
Tracking and profiling entering the red zone

# 5 –
Tempest in the EU cookie jar

# 4 –
Everything mobile
Geolocation major source of privacy issues

# 3 –
Cloud computing saves money
But brings new legal headaches

# 2 –
Privacy by design, Right to be forgotten, Smart grid
New legal constraints or technical opportunities?

# 1 –
Privacy and security fiascos becoming very expensive
Million-dollar damages in privacy or security suits and enforcement actions

A copy of the presentation is available here.

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