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New Zealand’s proposed privacy trust mark may provide organisations “competitive advantage”

On 5 July 2017, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand (‘OPCNZ’) launched a survey on the creation of a privacy trust mark system to be administered by the OPCNZ. The Survey is part of its vision to help consumers gain trust and confidence that their personal information will be safeguarded and make it easier for them to choose privacy-friendly goods and services. In this respect, the proposed Privacy Tick trust mark is intended to endorse products and services which are ‘designed with privacy in mind.’

Source: New Zealand: OPCNZ’s proposed privacy trust mark may provide organisations “competitive advantage” – DataGuidance

Baker McKenzie Launches GDPR National Legislation Survey

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will start to apply as of 25 May 2018, allows EU Member States to enact national data protection laws to supplement the GDPR thereby potentially impacting the intended EU-wide harmonization of data protection law through the GDPR.

Source: Baker McKenzie Launches GDPR National Legislation Survey

UN survey finds cybersecurity gaps everywhere except Singapore

Singapore has a near-perfect approach to cybersecurity, but many other rich countries have holes in their defenses and some poorer countries are showing them how it should be done, a U.N. survey showed on Wednesday.

Source: U.N. survey finds cybersecurity gaps everywhere except Singapore | Reuters

50% Would Share Smart Device Data For Discounts

When it comes to sharing data from smart devices, many consumers will give it up, for a price. That price can involve simple discounts on utilities or product improvements. Roughly 50% of U.S.broadband households are willing to share data from their smart devices for discounts on electricity, according to new research from Parks Associates.

Source: 50% Would Share Smart Device Data For Discounts 06/01/2017

Over Half of UK Small to Medium Sized Businesses Uncertain of Brexit Impact on GDPR

A year after the UK voted to leave the European Union, new research from Webroot, the market leader in endpoint security, network security, and threat intelligence, has revealed that UK small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) misunderstand the impact of Brexit on compliance to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Source: Over Half of UK Small to Medium Sized Businesses Uncertain of Brexit Impact on GDPR

Can gender balance impact organizational security?

According to new research, age, experience, gender, and attitudes influence risky behaviors and security culture.

CLTRe, a Norwegian security culture research company, today released its Security Culture Report 2017, which studied more than 10,000 employees across five verticals in two countries within the Nordics to determine how risk and security is understood and actioned.

Source: New report reveals how “human factors,” including gender balance, can impact organizational security | ZDNet

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