Introduction to the US privacy environment (BoK I) Course

Let's dive into the first domain on the CIPP/US exam and introduce US law as it relates to privacy.

4 hours, 3 minutes

Course description

The US privacy environment sets the stage and is an important domain. We will look at the foundations of US law, including government, laws and regulations and how they come to be and are enforced. We will dig into information management from this perspective, how it relates to data, privacy programs, incident response, training, international considerations and more.


Conclusion to course (and Domain) on the US privacy environment

Video - 00:10:00

You made it through Course 2! Let's sum up the high points.
Information management from a US perspective 7: International transfers, GDPR, APEC, multinational conflicts (BoK IC, K-M)

Video - 00:24:00

International transfers of data and laws such as Europe's GDPR (the groundbreaking privacy law), OECD, APEC and related issues.
Information management from a US perspective 6: Vendor management (BoK IC, J)

Video - 00:17:00

Addressing vendors and third parties who access or process data covered by privacy laws.
Information management from a US perspective 5: Privacy notices/policies (BoK IC, I)

Video - 00:18:00

Privacy policies and privacy notices, an essential part of a privacy program and compliance.
Information management from a US perspective 4: Online privacy (BoK IC, H)

Video - 00:24:00

Online privacy and the many technical and legal issues, and intersections with information security.
Information management from a US perspective 3: Training, accountability, data retention (BoK IC, E-G)

Video - 00:19:00

Workforce training, organization privacy accountability and data retention (FACTA).
Information management from a US perspective 2: Incident response (BoK IC, D)

Video - 00:23:00

Incident response programs and privacy implications.
Information management from a US perspective 1: Data sharing, privacy programs, user preferences (BoK IC A-C)

Video - 00:24:00

Data sharing, inventory, classification and developing privacy programs and managing user preferences.
Enforcement of US privacy and security laws 2: Federal and state enforcement, cross-border, self-regulation (BoK IB, E-H)

Video - 00:17:00

How federal and state authorities enforce laws, cross-border enforcement and self-regulation.
Enforcement of US privacy and security laws 1: Criminal and civil liability (BoK IB, A-D)

Video - 00:12:00

A discussion of how people or organizations can be held legally liable, and under what conditions.
Structure of US law 2: Regulators, state AGs, understanding (BoK IA, D-E)

Video - 00:21:00

Let's talk about who enforces privacy-related rules and discuss how to understand those rules.
Structure of US law 1: Branches, sources, definitions (BoK IA, A-C)

Video - 00:18:00

We cover the branches of government, sources of law and legal rules and some definitions.
Introduction to course/domain (BoK Domain I)

Video - 00:13:00

Introducing the US privacy environment, the first and foundational domain out of the five in the CIPP/US Body of Knowledge.
Course 2 review questions

Assessment - 6 questions

Meet the author

John Bandler

John Bandler is a lawyer, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author in the areas of cybersecurity, cybercrime, privacy, investigations, and more. He is the founder of Bandler Law Firm PLLC and Bandler Group LLC, legal and consulting practices that help organizations and individuals with cybersecurity, the prevention and investigation of cybercrime, privacy, legal compliance, and more.

John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. He is the author of Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, a comprehensive guide to understanding and improving information security. His second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills for the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored many articles on a range of topics, teaches students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law level, and provides training for professionals.

Before entering private practice, John served in government for more than twenty years as a prosecutor, police officer, and military officer. John was hired as an assistant district attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office by the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau, where he investigated and prosecuted the full range of offenses including traditional crime, cybercrime, the global trafficking of stolen data, and virtual currency money laundering. Before that, he served for eight years as a state trooper in the New York State Police, assigned to a busy patrol station providing full services to the local community. He also served in the Army Reserves.

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