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Report: 90% of Visitors to EU domains grant GDPR Consent

A recent report published by consent management platform Quantcast Choice has revealed that, for European Union (EU) domains an average consent rate over 90 percent is being experienced. Around 81 percent of all users said yes to everything. The remaining 8 percent said yes to some things.

Source: Quantcast Report: 90% of Visitors to EU domains grant GDPR Consent – Compliance Junction

2.6bn records have been exposed in data breaches so far this year

While the volume of data breaches has actually decreased from last year, exposed records remain stubbornly high. The report shows that 2,308 publicly announced data breaches occurred, with 2.6bn records exposed along the way.

Source: 2.6bn records have been exposed in data breaches so far this year

Highest reported breaches ever according to ICO annual report

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently released its annual report for 2017 – 2018. One of the most obvious impacts of GDPR revieled by the report is the number of breaches reported to the ICO. In 2016-17 2,565 breaches were reported, and 3,311 breaches reported in 2017-18. The annual report covers the period to 31 March 2018 (i.e. before GDPR came into effect) which makes the jump striking.

Source: Highest reported breaches ever according to ICO annual report

Privacy technology market penetration growing rapidly

TrusyArc and The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), conveyed a research that examined how privacy technology is bought and deployed to address privacy and data protection challenges. The findings show that privacy management technology usage is on the rise across all regions and that privacy teams have significant influence on purchasing decisions for eight of the ten technology categories surveyed.

Source: Survey reveals privacy technology market penetration growing rapidly, on pace to exceed 50% adoption for eight of ten most common categories

Cost of compliance 2018

Thomson Reuters has carried out its annual survey on the cost of compliance and the challenges financial services firms expect to face in the year ahead. The survey generated responses from more than 800 senior compliance practitioners worldwide, representing global financial institutions, banks, insurers, broker-dealers and asset managers. As with all previous years, the report builds on annual surveys of similar respondents and, where relevant, highlights year-on-year and regional trends.

Read article: COST OF COMPLIANCE 2018: Challenges compliance officers expect in 2018, closing thoughts | Reuters

Majority of companies fear 3rd-party vendors make them vulnerable to GDPR legal risks

Only 32 percent of companies say they are fully GDPR-compliant, according to the Demandbase/Demand Metric report. The report does show that marketers are aware of the importance of data security, with nearly 75 percent saying they will invest in technology to improve their approach to data privacy. But they may need training first, with 57 percent saying their top GDPR challenge is understanding the law, and only 37 percent saying they are facing technological barriers.

Source: Report: Majority of companies fear 3rd-party vendors make them vulnerable to GDPR legal risks – MarTech Today

Consumers are not acting on privacy concerns when using mobile applications

Consumers are becoming concerned about their privacy when using mobile applications, finds a survey carried out in the US, but they are not acting on the concerns. The survey, from Kaspersky Lab, found that 61% of people are uncomfortable with sharing their location information with websites and applications.

Source: Consumers are not acting on privacy concerns when using mobile applications

Consent management platforms are purchased less often than other privacy tools

With the massive new requirements for user consent in the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and the new California privacy law, you’d think the recently emerged consent management platforms would have landed in every sizable company’s toolbox. However, according to TrustArc and the IAPP, that may be because consent management has too many ‘cooks in the kitchen.’

Source: New report: Consent management platforms are purchased less often than other privacy tools – MarTech Today

3D Printing, Cybersecurity, and Audio Fingerprinting

Some researchers have lately been pondering what might happen ifsomeone break into your 3D printer. Of course, you could bring a printer down to deny service, or cause things to malfunction — maybe even in ways that could be dangerous if the printer didn’t have sufficient safety features. But these researchers are more crafty. They are studying how you know what you’ve printed hasn’t been subtly sabotaged. They also think they have an answer.

Source: 3D Printing, Cybersecurity, and Audio Fingerprinting | Hackaday

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