Posts by Jeff Edwards

Jeff Edwards is a tech writer and analyst with six years of experience covering compliance, information security, and IT. Jeff previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.

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June 10, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

How do the CCPA and the CPRA define Personal Information?

The passing of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) ushered in a new era of data privacy regulation over for-profit businesses. As other states...
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May 12, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Connecticut's Privacy Law: What You Need to Know for Compliance

On May 10, 2022, Connecticut Governor Net Lamont signed Senate Bill 6, also know as An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy, into law, making the Nutmeg State the fifth U.S. state to pass...
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April 26, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

What is the EU Digital Services Act (DSA)?

The European Union (EU) is overhauling its core platform regulation with the Digital Services Act (DSA), which aims to create a safer online environment to protect users' rights while providing a...
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April 22, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

The Guide to CCPA Data Subject Access Requests

Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) are a critical component of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Under the law, organizations must respond to these requests promptly by taking the...
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April 14, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Virginia Amends CDPA: What You Need to Know

The Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act (CDPA), which will go into effect on January 1, 2023, has been amended. On April 11th, 2022, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law three bills...
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March 16, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Utah Passes Consumer Privacy Act: What You Need to Know

On March 3, 2022, the Utah Senate voted unanimously to pass the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), pushing the bill to the desk of Utah Governor Spencer Cox, and putting Utah a signature away from...