Data Encryption: Delaware Passes Law That Requires Destruction Of PII.

Delaware has passed a law (which becomes effective on January 1, 2015) declaring that “commercial entities” must destroy any personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to consumers that is “no longer to be retained by the commercial entity.”  In other words, when disposing of PII, commercial entities must destroy customers’ information.  Of course, like most legislation, […] read more

Data Security: US Supreme Court Says Warrants Needed For Cellphone Search.

According to the US Supreme Court, US authorities require warrants in order to search the cellphones of people who are arrested [ ; ].  The decision is not solely for cellphones, though: rummaging through information found on smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, etc. should also be affected, with personal privacy being the winner. Also, I imagine […] read more