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US State Data Privacy Legislation Map

US Data Privacy Laws Explained

What’s going on with data privacy legislation in the US?

Answer: There’s a lot going on. Besides the whispers of federal data privacy legislation in the future, there’s a lot in the works for a majority of states in the US. If you know about California and CCPA, think along those lines - but for every state, each with their own intricacies and penalties.

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Health Pass: Confidently Reopen

As the World begins to ease COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, travel, and the entertainment industries, businesses are looking forward to how to do this confidently and safely. The largest immunization movement in history is providing one level of confidence, however it will be a long and slow process until global population has herd immunity. There are various ways to prove vaccination or negative tests to prove a person is healthy, yet there are limited ways to properly demonstrate and memorialize health status efficiently and securely. Unfortunately, as a society we are still reliant upon oversized vaccination cards and repetitive manual processes which unnecessarily expose sensitive personal information and are prone to fraud and counterfeiting.

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Real-World Credential Fraud: Netflix releases Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

If you haven’t watched Netflix’s new special (I highly recommend you do), here is a brief summary. 

The documentary re-enacts transcripts of conversations recorded by FBI wire taps from their investigation nicknamed Operation Varsity Blues. The FBI investigated a widespread college admissions scam conducted between Rick Singer and high paying parents to get their children into prestigious U.S. colleges and universities. 

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