Category: GDPR

Data protection and privacy have always been important. Now, they are becoming urgent! You will find below helpful articles and publications about the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into force May 25th 2018.

Remember, even if you do not work in Europe, when you manage the personal data of European data subjects, you have to play by the rules too!

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.

Here we go again… 80,000 Facebook user accounts compromised

Malicious browser extensions could be behind a compromise of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts which were put up for sale on the dark web, according to reports.

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.

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

Is your organisation GDPR compliant? Join the Certified Data Protection Officer training in Lisbon

Register today for the Certified Data Protection Officer training event in Lisbon, Portugal on 10-14 December

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.

Data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice!

A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.

FIFA player uses GDPR to find out everything EA has on him, realises he’s spent over $10,000 in two years

A FIFA player used GDPR to find out everything publisher EA had on him - and realised he'd spent an incredible $10,000 on the game in just two years.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2018 – 72,611,721 records leaked

It’s a long list this month, but with the GDPR implementation, I imagine future lists will be even longer thanks to the introduction of mandatory data breach notifications. Maybe I’ll book June off.

BBC GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?

Tougher data privacy rules come into effect on Friday, impacting any organisation handling personal information linked to EU residents.

Is Gordon Ramsay a good Data Protection Officer?

In this age of clouds and digitalization, Gordon Ramsay proves that good old physical security controls are still very relevant (and way too often overlooked)!

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