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Lax cloud compliance raises concerns about data breach legislation readiness

Digital security firm Gemalto last month released its “2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study” report, commissioning the Ponemon Institute to perform the research, surveying more than 3200 IT and IT security practitioners worldwide.

Source: iTWire – Lax cloud compliance raises concerns about data breach legislation readiness

Ireland’s DPA releases GDPR guidelines and checklist

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner has released a guidelines and checklist template to assist organisations in ensuring compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In particular documents provide guidance and assistance in creating data processing activities register, establishing lawful basis for processing data, data retention periods, ensuring data subject rights, data accuracy, transparency requirements, data security, data breaches and international data transfers.

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Box intros new services to help customers prepare for GDPR requirements

Box is rolling out new services that aim to help its customers comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements that go into effect in May.

The cloud storage company is first launching an electronic self-service addendum that lists all of the approved legal mechanisms for data processing required by the GDPR. Once signed, Box customers can then provide the Data Processing Addendum (DPA) to third-party auditors to verify that their use of Box meets GDPR’s compliance requirements.

Source: Box intros new services to help customers prepare for GDPR requirements | ZDNet

How to build and maintain a data governance system

While data mapping and inventory, and establishing a lawful basis for processing, are logically the first two steps on the road to GDPR compliance, these activities require coordination among many people throughout the organization to be performed by at least one person who is both knowledgeable about the GDPR and capable of project management. Whether that person’s title is DPO or not will depend on additional analysis of the relevant GDPR provisions.

Source: Top 10 Operational Responses to the GDPR – Part 3: Build and maintain a data governance system

Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town

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Source: Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town | Technology News | US News

GDPR: How to build and maintain a data governance system

While data mapping and inventory, and establishing a lawful basis for processing, are logically the first two steps on the road to GDPR compliance, these activities require coordination among many people throughout the organization to be performed by at least one person who is both knowledgeable about the GDPR and capable of project management. Whether that person’€™s title is DPO or not will depend on additional analysis of the relevant GDPR provisions.

Source: Top 10 Operational Responses to the GDPR – Part 3: Build and maintain a data governance system

TheStreet and Seal Software to use AI for GDPR

Global financial news and services company, TheStreet, co-founded by TV stocks pundit, Jim Cramer, has broadened its relationship with legal AI pioneer, Seal Software, to leverage its capabilities for a broader range of contract analysis uses, as well as to help with GDPR compliance issues.

Source: TheStreet Expands Use of Seal Software, Also Uses For GDPR – Artificial Lawyer

Data privacy chiefs wary of lagging EU states

EU data protection chiefs are worried member states won’t be ready when a new wide-sweeping general data protection regulation goes live on 25 May. National laws still need to be passed to ensure data authorities can enforce the regulation EU-wide.

Source: Data privacy chiefs wary of lagging EU states

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