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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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CEOs should be reporting data breaches

CEOs, not chief information officers (CIOs), should be making the call on whether to report a data breach when a company falls victim to a targeted cyberattack, a former privacy commissioner told a cyber loss management seminar organized by Crawford & Company (Canada).

Source: Former privacy commissioner offers tip on reporting data breaches

French DPA publishes guidelines on connected vehicles

The compliance package has been elaborated in consultation with stakeholders from the automobile sector, businesses in the insurance and telecoms sectors, as well as public authorities, in order to constitute a sectorial reference framework and to ensure that car users enjoy transparency and control in relation to their data.

Source: Connected vehicles: a compliance package for a responsible use of data

Cryptojacking attack hits ~4,000 websites, including UK’s data watchdog

At first glance a CoinHive crypto miner being served by a website whose URL contains the string ‘ICO’ might not seem so strange. But when you know that ICO in this case stands for the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office — aka the national data protection and privacy watchdog, whose URL (https://ico.org.uk) predates both Bitcoin and the current craze for token sales — well, the extent of the cryptojacking security snafu quickly becomes apparent.

Source: Cryptojacking attack hits ~4,000 websites, including UK’s data watchdog | TechCrunch

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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