Privacy and data security involves personally identifiable information or sensitive information that is collected and stored, digitally or otherwise. Laws protect the dissemination of data and the legal and political issues surrounding it. Data privacy issues can involve anything from healthcare records to criminal proceedings to genetic material and more. The field uses software, hardware and people to address information security. Laws focus on privacy, data protection, information security, internet and computer law, e-commerce, consumer protection, cybercrimes, etc.
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