University Data Protection Office

February 18, 2019
No. 19-03 18 February 2019 NEWS | Data breach allowed students to view other students’ admission files, sensitive personal data 14 February 2019 UNITED STATES – What were supposed to be inaccessible student records suddenly...
February 18, 2019
Background checks have become a normal part of the typical hiring process. Employers run them to confirm the validity of the information provided by applicants, and to avoid hiring people who may pose a threat to the workplace or may become a liability to the company. During background checks...
February 14, 2019
Reasonable expectation of privacy is a key concept in privacy law that determines what places and/or activities a person gets to enjoy a legal right to privacy. In 1967, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case of Katz v. United States expounded this concept by laying down the two-fold requirement...
February 12, 2019
At the opening ceremony of last year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, an extraordinary (albeit pre-recorded) light show mesmerized the crowd and also set a Guinness World Record. What was it that set it apart from the ordinary? It was carried out by drones, all 1,218 of them. The...