Data Privacy

Protecting Student Data Privacy in the Digital Age

Protecting Student Data Privacy in the Digital Age

Experts recommend policies to enhance student data privacy in education technology platforms.

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

HIPAA consistently falls behind health and wellness technology, jeopardizing individuals’ data privacy.

HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations

HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations

The HIPAA privacy rule exemplifies HIPAA’s strengths and weaknesses.

Location Data Are Revealing Health Information

Location Data Are Revealing Health Information

HIPAA does not go far enough to protect health-related information inferred from location data collected by cellphones.

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

Recent changes to patient right of access policies could open the door to increased privacy challenges.

The Limited Reach of the HIPAA Security Rule

The Limited Reach of the HIPAA Security Rule

A comprehensive legal mandate for health data holders could better protect electronic health information.

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of HIPAA’s passage, leading scholars explore the law’s impact on privacy and health care.

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

The Data Protection Act of 2021 would strengthen public safeguards over big data.

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

The EU does not merely set standards in data privacy regulation, it exports ideas.

A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System Is Still Premature

A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System Is Still Premature

Questions of equity, access, and privacy demand answers before a vaccine passport will work.

How Should the United States Protect Data?

How Should the United States Protect Data?

Scholars suggest ways for the U.S. Congress to implement a federal data privacy policy.

Biometric Data and Midnight Regulations

Biometric Data and Midnight Regulations

The Biden Administration should assess the long-term effect of a Trump era biometric data collection policy.