While Australia’s privacy law has made a good start in encouraging better security hygiene, it may not go far enough to get all Australian and partner businesses in line.
With eight months until the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the countdown is well and truly on but businesses are not ready, writes Mike Cherry.
Two in five company directors in the UK do not know whether new EU data protection laws will apply to their business, a new survey has found.
The review of artificial intelligence argues a new AI council should be created but it wouldn’t be in charge of regulating systems.
Given the extraordinary boom of the digital economy, Europeans’ data protection should be a priority, according to Director General for Justice and Consumers Tiina Astola.
On October 19, 2017, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs narrowly voted to approve an amended version of the e-Privacy Regulation. The committee vote is an important step in the process within the European Parliament.
There’s no question the GDPR has anyone who’s paying attention “on their feet.” Talk to any privacy consultant or vendor and they’ll tell you: Business is good these days. But there’s one group in particular that’s got both a lot at stake and a lot of unknowns to contend with ahead of May 2018, and that’s the ad tech industry. That was clear at yesterday’s session, “What Third-Party Compliance Will Look Like for Ad Tech” at the IAPP’s PSR conference in San Diego, California. The disruption the new privacy regimes in Europe will cause is largely triggered by the ad tech space’s heavy reliance on third-party data sharing.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation imposes stricter obligations on data controllers and processors to ensure the security of personal data. One of the new mechanisms introduced to reach this objective is data breach notification, a concept familiar to U.S.-based privacy professionals, but still relatively new to the EU.
This third annual study of data governance in organizations, surveying modern privacy operations about the present and future of the privacy profession, reflects significant changes in privacy programs globally in response to the GDPR. An astonishing 95 percent of survey respondents, more than 75 percent of whom are located outside of the European Union, say the GDPR applies to their organization.
The Article 29 Working Party has published this week its “last revised” guidelines on data protection impact assessments and determining whether processing is “likely to result in a high risk” for the purposes of the GDPR.