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SOLA Infographic: What is GDPR? 1

GDPR comes into force on 25th May 2018. From the post room to the board room, the regulation will have an impact on every vital part of your organisation; your

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Guide to Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 0

About the Guide to Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations This guide is for organisations that wish to send electronic marketing messages (by phone, fax, email or text), use cookies, or provide electronic communication services to the public. It explains how

Euro MPs back end-to-end encryption for all citizens 0

A European Parliament committee is proposing that end-to-end encryption be enforced on all forms of digital communications to protect citizens. The draft legislation seeks to protect sensitive personal data from hacking and government surveillance. EU citizens are entitled to personal

Uber and Lyft ordered to share data with San Francisco 0

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have been ordered to hand over details about their San Francisco operations. The city attorney wants access to four years’ worth of data about driver practices and the areas they serve. Dennis Herrera said he

Five Pitfalls of Cybersecurity Insurance 0

Given the increasing threat of cyber-attacks and the corresponding costs, businesses are increasingly considering cybersecurity insurance. But insurance is only as effective as the scope of the covera… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log in to view

GDPR Thought of the Day: The longest journey starts with a single step 0

So most people now have done, or are doing their GDPR assessment, yet they already know where they are weak. Subject Access Rights are a new mega process that no one has. There is no silver bullet – though there

DOWNLOAD: Cyber Security & Privacy Week 0

Summary During the week of November 14th, the CISO and Data Privacy teams are hosting a series of activities to promote security awareness across Pearson. Activity includes: Milo Training 3 trai… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log

DOWNLOAD: Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data protection 0

Summary The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has updated their 2014 paper on big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data protection. This coincides with increased use of big d… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log in to

Facebook was found to have broken data privacy laws in three European countries, and is being investigated in two more 0

Facebook is breaking data privacy laws in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands and faces investigations in Spain and the German city of Hamburg, privacy regulators from those respective areas announced today. French authorities also announced they were slapping Facebook with

Dutch data protection authority: Facebook violates privacy law 14

Facebook Group violates Dutch data protection law. That is the conclusion of the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens; hereinafter: DPA) after its investigation into the processing of personal data of 9.6 million Facebook users in the Netherlands. The company

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