Privacy

As online commerce and social networking continue to grow, CompTIA asserts that more attention must be focused on how consumer information is collected, used, analyzed, and shared. Striking the right balance between protecting one’s privacy and using information for innovation, marketing, and security purposes, among others, is of paramount importance.

The threat of increased regulation, especially in response to global developments in privacy policy, continues to loom large. Both the Administration and Capitol Hill have devoted a great deal of time and attention to consumer privacy in the last few years and it is expected that further consideration will occur.

Privacy Committees

State Federal

Press Releases

Sen. Booker, Rep. Hurd and Ron Culler Named 2017 CompTIA Tech Champions

Feb 15, 2017

CompTIA Finalizes Agenda for 2017 D.C. Fly-In and Tech Policy Summit

Feb 13, 2017

CompTIA Commends House Passage of Email Privacy Act

Feb 06, 2017

Blog Articles

  • What are the Top 25 Legislative Priorities for 2017 in Texas?

    by Sarah Matz | Dec 19, 2016
    Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released this month his top 25 legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Several of these priorities have a specific tech component and others will likely have a significant impact on the broader tenor of debate in the upcoming legislative session Texas. These priorities include:
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  • A New Congress, Administration and Tax Code?

    by Geoff Lane | Dec 07, 2016
    One of the great things about the American political system is the chance to hit the reset button. For better or worse, every two years a new Congress is sworn in. New members come to Washington with new ideas –some more sensible than others– but nevertheless, this biennial tradition brings with it renewed hope. That’s why we’re so excited for 2017 and the soon-to-be-sworn-in 115th Congress.
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  • Jason Boxt and Tim Storey to Lead Discussion on 2016 Election Results

    by Sarah Matz | Sep 09, 2016
    On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, voters in the United States will cast ballots in the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. The following week, CompTIA’s state government affairs (SGA) team will head to Nashville, Tennessee, for its 2016 National State Government Affairs Meeting. This year, we’re happy to announce Jason Boxt and Tim Storey are joining us and will lead a discussion on the 2016 election results.
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