Access to Photos on School iPads?

Access to Photos on School iPads? 3 considerations for user and content access in school-issued devices. By Bill Miles | April 16, 2019 Earlier this week, the New Haven Register (CT) reported that a parent from one of the Hamden Public Schools raised privacy concerns when she learned that her child had access to [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:23:25+00:00April 16th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

The Deal with ‘De-anonymizing’

The Deal with 'De-anonymizing' By Drew Millikin | March 27, 2019 There was a fascinating segment on NPR’s Weekend Edition recently about ‘de-anonymization’, or, exposing individual’s identities out in public using Google. Professor Kate Klonick at St. John’s University Law School challenged her students to use Google to identify strangers based solely on what [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:05:07+00:00March 27th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law

Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law: A Look Into The Future of What Student Data Privacy Laws Will Look Like In Your State. By Bill Miles | March 12, 2019 In 2014, Louisiana passed the nation’s strictest Student Data Privacy Law (L.A.R.S 17:3914 (Act 837 of 2014)). In passing this, Louisiana lawmakers were responding to [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:35:44+00:00March 12th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools?

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools? By Bill Miles | March 8, 2019 Mark Zuckerberg’s recent blog post regarding Facebook’s commitment to move away from an open social platform to smaller, private networks has opened up a lot of questions for schools. One of the big ones...is whether schools should [...]

By |2019-03-11T14:59:56+00:00March 11th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean?

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean? By Drew Millikin | March 7, 2019 According to a new report from the Washington Post, Facebook has stated that it will now begin shift its focus. What started as a global social network where users can communicate to large audiences is now gearing up to become a collective [...]

By |2019-03-07T15:00:33+00:00March 7th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection Law Apply To Your Educational Institution?

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection law apply to your educational institution (even if you are not in California)? By Bill Miles | February 15, 2019 More news on the state law privacy landscape from last year. On June 28, 2018, the California legislature passed and the governor signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) [...]

By |2019-03-06T16:45:19+00:00February 15th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|1 Comment

Your 2019 Student Data Checklist

Your 2019 Student Data Checklist By Bill Miles | February 1, 2019 Almost every week, there seems to be a new story about a data breach. Or, seems like there’s a new law that has just been enacted that places additional requirements on schools (here is a comprehensive list). If you are responsible for [...]

By |2019-02-01T10:56:15+00:00February 1st, 2019|Privacy and Security, Vidigami Best Practices|0 Comments

Facebook and School Data: The Conundrum

Facebook and School Data: The Conundrum After exposing the personal and private photos of as many as 6.8 million users to third party apps back in December, Facebook has had a rough stretch wrapping up 2018. [Source: Facebook reveals bug exposed 6.8 million users' photos - CNN]. According to CNN, “The company said it [...]

By |2019-01-21T10:02:00+00:00January 21st, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Will GDPR change your insurance policy?

Will GDPR change your insurance policy? Over the last few of months, you’ve probably received 100s of emails from companies informing you about their privacy policy changes (including Vidigami). This has largely been a response to evolving state laws in the US and major changes in the European Union (EU) with their General Data Protection [...]

By |2018-06-01T10:22:13+00:00June 1st, 2018|Privacy and Security|0 Comments

Vidigami Privacy Update

Vidigami Privacy Update The topic of data privacy is receiving a heightened level of attention the past couple of months with the implications of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on May 25, 2018.   Vidigami was established based on the very foundation that personal information and content [...]

By |2018-05-25T11:44:45+00:00May 24th, 2018|Privacy and Security|0 Comments