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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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European Union: Eastern And Northern Europe: The Law On Hidden Video Surveillance Of Workers 0

This article, originally published on the Society for Human Resource Management’s website on 6 March 2020, reviews the legal position on hidden video surveillance of employees in Eastern and Northern Europe. From  SHRM.org The European Court of Human Rights decided

Privacy issues arise as governments track virus 0

Digital rights defenders are now raising the alarm over government-led emergency efforts to use personal data to curtail the spread of Covid-19. “We need to make sure it doesn’t lead to surveillance after the outbreak,” Estelle Massé, a senior policy

United States: Privacy Considerations For Employers And Health Care Providers When Communicating About Coronavirus-Infected Individuals 0

This alert focuses on the ongoing and developing privacy issues that have arisen for employers and healthcare providers communicating about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, we will discuss the steps that employers and healthcare companies need to consider when

EPAM seeks to predict the future of connected cars and their impact on the auto industry 0

With the vast majority of drivers unaware of the amounts of data being harvested from their cars and how it will all be used, it is left to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to take care of the

European Data Protection Board Chair Issues COVID-19 Statement 0

On Monday, the Chair of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a statement on the processing of personal data in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. In that statement, the Chair acknowledged that although the EU General Data Protection

Understanding Data Encryption Requirements for GDPR, CCPA, LGPD & HIPAA 0

Take a proactive approach towards your organization’s security and compliance by gaining a greater understanding of current industry regulations for the GDPR, CCPA, LGPD, and HIPAA regarding encryption In this age, organizations are dealing with an extraordinary volume of data

Virgin Media’s data incident worse than it looks? 0

With the prevalence of data incidents these days, it’s no longer much of a shock when a company is hit, the latest being Virgin Media in the UK. Perhaps what’s head-turning in this case is the fact that seemingly conflicting

Federal Privacy Legislation Update: Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020 0

On March 13, 2020, Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kansas), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, introduced the “Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020” (the “CDPSA”). The CDPSA joins several other proposed pieces of federal legislation in

Is This Google Chrome Problem A New Reason To Switch To Firefox? 0

Google’s Chrome browser still dominates the market, with over 2 billion users. But Chrome has come under increasing scrutiny over recent months, with some even ditching it altogether in favor of privacy-focused alternatives such as Firefox. Today, if you are

Criteo Under Investigation By French Data Protection Authority 0

Retargeting giant Criteo is being investigated by the French data protection authority following a complaint by an international privacy group about the collection and exploitation of consumers’ data by adtechs. Which-50 has confirmed the investigation with both the French authority

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