By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication EVERETT, Wash. – Washington state’s Chief Privacy Officer Alex Alben will discuss how the government is protecting people’s privacy in the data breach age 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at WSU Murrow College’s Everett campus.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The Internal Revenue Service is breaking several laws by mining large data sets and combing through social media posts in its search for people to audit, a Washington State University professor says.
The Department of Education has provided new guidelines to parents and educators regarding when information about troubled students can be disclosed under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. FERPA, a federal law governing student records, is often criticized for being too complicated. Stimulated by the Virgina Tech shooting spree this spring, the […]