From huge GDPR fines to alleged privacy trends for 2019, our roundup blog covers the top 5 stories about data privacy you may have missed this year so far.
Data privacy is probably one of the fastest-growing conversations the business world has ever seen. However, with so much noise being made, who should we be listening to?
CNIL, the French data protection agency, handed Google the largest ever GDPR penalty (€50m) for its lack of transparency in how it collected and used personal data for personalised advertising. What does this landmark fine mean?
For Data Protection Day, we’re launching an updated version of the table, acknowledging some of the recent changes in legislation and addressing some input from the wider industry.
Every year since 2006, the privacy industry has celebrated Data Protection Day, or as it became known outside Europe, Data Privacy Day…
Data Privacy News: What’s in a name? What the Uber fines teach us about local data privacy enforcement
The Uber data breach of 2016 is creating quite the ripple effect. Most obviously, the hack’s revelation, and the media furore that accompanied it, caused numerous boards and management teams to ask the dreaded question of their data security teams, “Could this happen to us?” And many answers will have been sheepishly and concerningly in the affirmative.
Privacy Shield is an EU-instigated unilateral agreement that obliges the US to protect the personal data of US citizens that came into force on 1 Aug 2016.
Data privacy in the UK has hardly been a quiet topic in recent months, but there have been two news stories from the last few weeks of particular note.
Back in August, Brazil approved its General Data Protection Law (or the LGPD, standing for the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais in Portugese). It will come into effect in early 2020, echoing the approximate timeframe of the GDPR’s implementation period.
The launch of the Data Privacy Periodic Table earlier this month was a roaring success. We’ve received some excellent feedback, and some people are even printing it off for their office walls!