Category: Compliance

Australia data encryption laws explained

Australian police can now order tech firms to access the encrypted messages of suspects

Where are we with GDPR?

Keeping up with compliance in a post-GDPR world.

Privacy International files GDPR complaints

Privacy International has filed complaints against seven companies including Experian, Equifax and Oracle for alleged contravention of the GDPR.

New anti-corruption framework in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The USMCA’s anti-corruption efforts reached between the United States, Canada and Mexico represent a promising path forward to combat corruption both in the public and private sector.

International Standards make things work!

ISO has published 22380 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare. ISO International Standards impact everyone, everywhere.

What loss of trust costs companies in dollars and cents

More than half of the public companies world-wide analyzed in a new study suffered material reputational damage, causing them to miss out on as much as $180 billion in revenue, a report by Accenture PLC indicates.

Reference framework for the Internet of Things

How ISO 30141 will help ensure Internet of Things systems are seamless, safer and far more resilient.

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Getting the packaging right: international guide just updated

An international guide has just been revised to help organizations ensure their packaging meets growing consumer needs.

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

How France created the metric system

It is one of the most important developments in human history, affecting everything from engineering to international trade to political systems.

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