Throughout the past couple of decades, I have identified a dozen reasons why data privacy protection brings many business values, and should not be brushed aside or minimized in importance.
Too many organizations either provide for no security and privacy training and awareness or take a completely inadequate or ineffective (bad) approach. Effective regular training and ongoing awareness can provide tremendous return on significantly better security and privacy practices.
This article is based on a presentation made during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation aims to implement uniform data protection rules within the EU, boost the Digital Single Market and increase cooperation across its member states. The current rules have been sharpened to provide more enforcement teeth with penalties up to 4% of annual global turnover or EUR 20 million for firms in breach with the GDPR. In this article Héloïse Bock, a Partner at Arendt & Medernach, a law firm located in Luxembourg, examines the core principles and applicability of the GDPR, and discusses what companies in Asia must do to avoid missteps.
The days of federal privacy laws coming to Silicon Valley may happen sooner than you think. In a much-publicized keynote speech given at the 40th ICDPPC in Brussels, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his full-throated support for laws that would be at least as stringent as the EU GDPR.
A new bill on consumer privacy proposed in Maryland gives residents the right to opt out of certain types of personal data transfers to third parties.
A new legislation, Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act, has been introduced on 8 January 2020. How will it apply to the Nebraska residents and affects the businesses?
While the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal has created its share of problems for Facebook, it’s clear that the scale and scope of the scandal extends to every corner of Silicon Valley. After all, most tech giants are collecting staggering amounts of user data and comprehensive new privacy regulations seem imminent.
Many companies may now be afraid of data monetization because of concerns over potential privacy violations. There is also a growing concern over being legally compliant but still making customers unhappy or uncomfortable. Is differential privacy the answer?