ICO had a busy 2018 with the ten largest fines totaling about £5,000,000 and also the first ICO fines levied at the maximum amount for Facebook and Equifax.
Regulatory reporting for GDPR compliance requires effectively operationalising the use of appropriate technical and organisational measures to allow for reporting at the enterprise and project level.
The US Senate is now evaluating ad exchanges as a potential threat to national security. The concern stems from digital ad auctions conducted in foreign countries.
Some ad tech vendors appear to be engaging in a form GDPR consent string fraud by knowingly tampering with the consent information found in a publisher’s consent string, in order to give them the ability to deliver personalized ads.
IoT regulations without real penalties will let manufacturers and service providers continue their focus on ease of use at the expense of security and privacy best practices.
25th May 2018 marked the implementation of the GDPR. However, many organizations outside Europe are not aware that a Nominated European Representative is required under certain conditions in GDPR Article 27.
Not only do companies need to take data protection seriously under GDPR, schools and other educational establishments also had to make major changes to stay in line with the new regulations.
The investigation is scrutinizing major cloud services that are widely used by EU agencies, such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure, to determine if they are GDPR-compliant.
The Irish DPC has taken some heat for perceived softness in issuing GDPR fines to Big Tech. A $267 million fine issued to WhatsApp is the first substantial amount that the Irish regulator has assessed, but it comes amidst accusations and criticism.
Like Superman draws his power from the sun, the cloud imbues organisations with remarkable power and flexibility. But how should organisations wield such power effectively to protect their users and data, especially in light of data protection regulations? Matthias Yeo, APAC CTO of Blue Coat, shares the top 3 tenets of adopting a cloud strategy so you can be the hero, not the villain.