HELLO! FROM THE PRIVACY & INFORMATION SECURITY DEPARTMENT
Welcome everyone! Reminder! Coming soon on July 8, 2019, we will be rolling out new privacy and GDPR training awareness courses. In this edition, we focus on websites to help track educational privacy laws by state and we look at social media privacy laws by state. Please remember our website at http://webster.edu/privacy-security.
REMINDER! NEW TRAINING COURSES COMING JULY 8, 2019!
Beginning on July 8, 2019, course invitations will be sent out to all faculty and staff employees to complete the Privacy Awareness Training course and the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coursework.
This searchable database tracks education legislation passed by state legislatures from the 2008 session to present. Bill information for the current year is updated each Tuesday. Click here!
STATE SOCIAL MEDIA PRIVACY LAWS
We use social media on and off the job and at school. Individual privacy rights are a big concern especially as employers use this information to get or keep a job. Twenty-six states have enacted laws that apply to employers; 16 apply to educational institutions. Click here!
TECHIE DISCUSSIONS: MAJOR VULNERABILITY IN OUTLOOK FOR ANDROID USERS
Microsoft has addressed a serious security vulnerability that was found in its Outlook for Android app. Please keep up your patching on your mobile devices.