DLA Piper’s latest data breach survey suggests the penalties handed out under the General Data Protection Regulation thus far are not as harsh as they could have been—though that could change in 2020.
More firms have been stymied by the General Data Protection Regulation.
The Norwegian Consumer Council, a consumer rights champion, has uncovered a serious no-no in the world of GDPR: popular apps sharing user data, such as religious beliefs and sexual preferences, to advertising and marketing firms in order to drive their own revenue.
The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office has levied its first fine under the GDPR against a London-based pharmacy. Record-setting penalties announced by the ICO in July against British Airways and Marriott are still not finalized.
Big Tech can breathe a sigh of a relief that the mechanisms it uses to transfer data outside of the European Union to “third countries” provide sufficient privacy protection, according to a key advisor to the EU’s top court.
A German federal privacy watchdog has fined 1 & 1 Telecom €9.55 million (U.S. $10.6 million) for violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, but the company says it won’t accept the penalty.
With a new wave of privacy laws empowering consumers to police their own data, companies are facing increased risk in areas they might not have considered.
Officials from a pair of EU data privacy sanctioning bodies stressed importance of data protection officers and good-faith efforts to comply with GDPR.
It’s been 18 months since the General Data Protection Regulation went into effect, and still no violations have come out of Ireland. Is the Emerald Isle dragging its feet? CW Editor in Chief Dave Lefort attempts to answer that question.
Don’t expect a plug-and-play technology solution to this complex new problem.
Microsoft has updated the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts amid a European Data Protection Supervisor investigation that revealed “serious concerns” in its preliminary findings.
In a blog post this week, Microsoft announced its intention to extend the core rights of the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act to its customers across the United States.
Fear and frustration were prevalent among Fitbit owners after its pending acquisition by Google was announced. Given the tech giant’s recent privacy lapses, it’s tough to blame them.
The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners offered varying perspectives on the latest in data privacy and technology from the likes of regulators, experts, and campaigners.
At a recent data privacy event, Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer discussed the evolution of data protection rules and how new technology needs to better align with privacy regulation.
Most organizations failed to meet the May 2018 deadline to comply with the launch of the EU’s tough new privacy rules, and the majority of them still find compliance a challenge, according to a recent survey.
The Dutch Data Protection Agency has referred Microsoft to its home EU regulator in Ireland regarding new privacy concerns with its Windows 10 operating system.
European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli has passed away, his office announced in a statement Wednesday. He was 62.
While most healthcare organizations have pretty much nailed down their data privacy requirements for HIPAA and HITECH, new privacy mandates under the GDPR and CCPA could throw a wrench into the system.