Irish DPC is launching an investigation on potential GDPR violation of Google’s Ad Exchange online ad system which is active on 8.4 million websites worldwide.
While one of the primary goals of the GDPR is to harmonize data protection laws across the EU, there are over 50 provisions, which allow GDPR derogations by Member States.
Financial market regulators from outside the EU are now seeking GDPR exemptions for the purpose of "public interest", for example cracking down on securities fraud, including the SEC in the U.S. as well as regulators in Japan and Hong Kong.
The technology sector is facing new regulations and increased calls for further regulation, in particular with respect to data privacy and security. Emerging tech companies that plan to succeed should pay attention and be prepared for more questions about privacy and security from investors, strategic partners, consumers and, possibly, regulators.
Will your website will be in some way impacted by expanded privacy legislation like the GDPR? Do you need to change how you do business online? Much of what’s required is simply good data hygiene.
Big data in politics has become big news in the United Kingdom as the Guardian newspaper reports that the vote for the UK to leave the European Union saw two international companies manipulating public opinion through the use of big data mining techniques.
Do we need to protect the privacy of the deceased? Let’s look at the two kingpins of privacy regulation mentioned earlier – HIPAA and GDPR. We then take a brief view at a few of the literally hundreds of other personal information protection laws with regard to if and how they relate to the protection of the deceased.
Many regulators prefer voluntary GDPR compliance, but are prepared to back that up with tough action when required. This is why your reporting must be ‘regulator ready’.
GDPR requires a comprehensive approach to information security, compliance, governance and risk. Even though security tools are just one piece of the GDPR compliance puzzle, they are an important aspect of protecting consumer data privacy. What are the eight must-have security tools for maintaining GDPR compliance?