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Swedish DPA criticizes proposed data retention reform

The Swedish data protection authority (‘Datainspektionen’) published, on 31 January 2018, its opinion on the Ministry of Justice’s report on proposals to reform the Swedish data retention provisions in order to bring them into line with EU law.

Source: Sweden: Datainspektionen publishes “devastatingly critical” opinion on proposed data retention reform

Unfairness By Algorithm: Distilling the Harms of Automated Decision-Making

Analysis of personal data can be used to improve services, advance research, and combat discrimination. However, such analysis can also create valid concerns about differential treatment of individuals or harmful impacts on vulnerable communities.

Source: Unfairness By Algorithm: Distilling the Harms of Automated Decision-Making

FTC issues a Privacy & Data Security Update (2017)

US Federal Trade Commission has published their report “Privacy & Data Security Update (2017): An Overview of the Commission’s Enforcement, Policy Initiatives, and Consumer Outreach and Business Guidance in the Areas of Privacy and Data Security: January 2017 – December 2017”.

Source: Privacy & Data Security Update (2017): An Overview of the Commission’s Enforcement, Policy Initiatives, and Consumer Outreach and Business Guidance in the Areas of Privacy and Data Security: January 2017 – December 2017 | Federal Trade Commission

ENISA issues a report on emerging technologies and security challenges

ENISA has produced the first version of a report that provides an overview of key emerging technologies and their associated security challenges, and aims to identify future security issues associated with these technologies.

Source: ENISA looks into the Crystal Ball: a report on emerging technologies and security challenges — ENISA

Transatlantic Cybersecurity Report

The European Union (EU) and the United States are the leading hubs of global information and communications networks that strengthen the deep economic, political, and social ties between these two unions and link each of them with the rest of the world. These networks face cyber threats that are global in origin, indifferent to national borders, and common to both sides of the Atlantic.

Source: Transatlantic Cybersecurity Report | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

FTC Issues Annual Data Privacy Report for 2017

On Jan. 18, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published its Annual Privacy and Data Security Update. The update is helpful to businesses in that it recaps the efforts and areas of involvement the FTC has targeted in the past year as well as guides data protection strategies for 2018.

Source: Looking Back: The Federal Trade Commission Issues Annual Data Privacy Report for 2017

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