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FREE 1-on-1 with our GDPR Expert 0

GDPR Associates will provide a limited set of FREE OF CHARGE conference calls with one of our GDPR Experts. This will provide you the opportunity to have a dialogue on your specific GDPR related issues and queries and to ask

Pushfor: The rapid spread of the Wannacry Virus 0

If the NHS admitted a patient suspected with a highly contagious virus then the patient is immediately fitted with a mask and put into quarantine.  The patient is not wheeled around from ward to ward to infect as many other

Events: GDPR On Tour – The Clinic 0

GEMALTO: GDPR On Tour. The Clinic. Our GDPR clinic is touring the country, providing practical advice that will get you prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Meet Gemalto across the UK and our experts in Identity, Encryption and

BIG MISTAKE: 1 in 4 UK businesses have CANCELLED preparations for GDPR 11

Study finds a quarter of UK businesses are no longer preparing for GDPR as they mistakenly believe they won’t have to comply because of Brexit ‘For so many businesses to be cancelling preparations is a big concern because this regulation

Britain’s Home Secretary Enters the Encryption Debate 0

An analysis of British Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s call, in response to last week’s terrorist attack in London, for law enforcement and intelligence services to gain access to encrypted communications services, such as WhatsApp, leads the latest edition of the

Apple denies hackers holding millions of iPhones, iCloud accounts ransom 8

Apple reassures customers that none of its systems have been breached, dismissing hackers’ claims that millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts are at risk of being wiped. Apple says none of its systems have been breached and denies that hackers

Russian Spies, Two Others, Indicted in Yahoo Hack 2

Two of the four individuals indicted for hacking Yahoo in 2014, exposing 500 million user accounts, work for a Russian intelligence service unit that the FBI collaborates with on international cybercrime investigations. The Justice Department announced March 15 the indictments

Garante issues highest EU sanction on record 0

At the top of the latest news on data protection there is a wide-ranging sanctioning initiative of the Italian data protection authority. The Garante, Italy’s data protection authority, has issued the five highest sanctions in its history, in fact, the

Experts Pick: Cyber threats are evolving and so must your defences 0

Digital transformation is not a new subject. Technology driven evolution of business to develop more efficient ways of interacting with customers and produce products is fuelling business change. As o… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log in

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GDPR has led to $126 million in fines over data privacy 0

As well as 160,000 reported data breaches and counting. It’s been a year and nearly eight months since the EU’s data privacy law, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), came into force and 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines

How the GDPR has given rise to subject access requests (SARs) – and what this means for businesses, large and small 0

The GDPR has given SARs “sharper” teeth – and the implications for businesses are considerable. Many organisations have experienced a rise in costs for IT and legal services on the path to complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection

A Marketer’s Guide to the CCPA 0

Inspired by the GDPR, the CCPA requires organizations to manage the personal data of California residents in a new way and grant them rights to their personal information. Is your firm prepared? Data privacy laws such as the GDPR continue

Global GDPR Services Market Industry Analysis and Forecast (2018-2026) 0

Global GDPR Services Market was valued at US$ 665.8Mn in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 3459.3Mn by 2026, at a CAGR of 22.87% during a forecast period. Major driving factors behind the growth of GDPR services market include

UK data watchdog kicks £280m British Airways and Marriott GDPR fines into legal long grass 0

Info Commish has £2m annual legal budget to face off with multinationals The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has kicked £280m in data breach fines against British Airways and US hotel chain Marriott into the long grass. As spotted by City

GDPR fines: €114m so far, but far more expected 0

uropean data regulators have now issued fines totalling €114m (£97m) under GDPR, but there are far more to come, according to a report published today. GDPR, which is in force across the 28 Member States of the European Union, as

GDPR Fines: Legal Consistency “Years Away” as Penalties Hit €114 Million 0

“We are years away from having legal certainty” European data protection regulators have dished out over €114 million in GDPR fines since the regulation came into force in May 2018, DLA Paper figures showed today, with the law firm saying

Guess What? Even the GDPR Is Getting Circumvented 0

It is as we had always expected, internet users don’t really care about their data privacy and as a result even the best thought out plans to keep them secure fail A new study suggests that the well-thought out cookie

Popular dating apps could be in breach of GDPR 0

Tinder, OkCupid, and Grindr are in hot water over their approach to user content. Working on the basis of matching or filtering users based on personal information, dating platforms require a chunk of uniquely personal information from members. In return,

Only 11.8% of website ‘cookie banners’ are complying with GDPR 0

Designs that remove opt-out button from first page increase consent by 22 to 23% The GDPR was introduced in May 2018 and with it came consent management platforms (CMPs) designed to aid websites in conforming to the new regulation while

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