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Highlights of the French cybersecurity strategy

Many countries currently discuss cybersecurity on multiple levels. France is not an exception. The new REVUE STRATÉGIQUE DE CYBERDÉFENSE ( Strategic Review of Cyberdefence ) is a complex, coherent and strategic document listing the many actions that France has already taken, as well as those ahead.

Source: Highlights of the French cybersecurity strategy

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

French Draft Data Protection Law One Step Closer to a Final Version

On 9 February 2018, the French National Assembly adopted at first reading the new draft data protection law implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and EU Data Protection Directive on Police and Criminal Justice Cooperation into French law.

Source: FRANCE: Draft Data Protection Law – One Step Closer to a Final Version

French GDPR Implementation Bill – for French DPA (“CNIL”) it could not come soon enough!

Member States are slowly but surely debating implementing legislation in order to transpose the GDPR into national law, in accordance with their own procedural requirements. France is no exception. As such, on 13th December 2017, Nicole Belloubet, the Minister of Justice presented the bill which sets out how France shall implement the provisions of the GDPR into existing French Data Protection Law to the French Council of Ministers.

Source: French GDPR Implementation Bill – for French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) it could not come soon enough! « Data Protection Blog

France: Accelerated GDPR bill reflects “limited scope”

21 December 2017 The Ministry of Justice published, on 13 December 2017, a draft law to amend Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties (‘the Act’) in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) as well as the Data Protection Directive with Respect to Law Enforcement.

Source: France: Accelerated GDPR bill reflects “limited scope”

New AWS Paris region makes it easier for customers to follow France’s data privacy rules

Amazon Web Services launched a new region in Paris today to serve customers in the European Union. This is AWS’ fourth region in the EU after Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Source: New AWS Paris region makes it easier for customers to follow France’s data privacy rules | TechCrunch

CNIL releases a free software for PIA

This user-friendly tool, available both in French and in English, unfolds the PIA methodology CNIL has been developing since 2015. Following this methodology will allow organisations to be compliant with the requirements defined in the WP29 Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment adopted in October 2017.

Source: CNIL releases a free software for PIA – a tool to help data controllers carry out data protection impact assessment

CNIL serves notice to cease serious breach of privacy of connected toys

The robot «I-QUE» and the doll «My Friend Cayla» are so called “connected toys”. They answer children’s questions on various subjects such as mathematical calculations or concerning the weather. The toys are equipped with a microphone and speaker and are associated to a mobile application downloadable on smartphones or tablets.

Source: Connected toys: CNIL publicly serves formal notice to cease serious breach of privacy because of a lack of security

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