For many organisations, the headline news from the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has been the substantially more significant sanctions that will be imposed for data breaches being up to a maximum of either a fine of €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is greater.
Research paper prepared by the Technology Analysis Division of OPC about Privacy Enhancing Technologies.
Apple’s privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers, such as pinning a three-dimensional mask to their face for a selfie or letting a video game character mirror the player’s real-world facial expressions.
Twitter has agreed to store the personal data of Russian nationals on servers located within Russia in order to comply with a data security law, a state agency has claimed.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Dow Jones, and a data analytics firm working for the Republican National Committee are three entities with seemingly little in common. Yet all three store data in the cloud and all three recently suffered data breaches.
A serial leak of the agency’s cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a looming reality set to take effect on May 25, 2018 – and the digital advertising industry is just starting to get woke.
But misconceptions about the regulation are pervasive. And despite the substantial amount of work that companies need to do in order to prepare for and comply with GDPR, many are still dragging their feet.
The European Commission hopes to set an international standard with its upcoming proposal to give police easier access to data from tech companies, and has already asked the United States to cooperate.
By now everyone should be familiar with the phenomenon of massive data breaches. It’s no longer news when you can read about private data leaks and breaches in daily press on a regular basis. It’s a trend that one must accept. It just happens.
Some users received alerts on Tuesday that they had violated Google’s terms of service, and were subsequently stopped from accessing or sharing their documents.