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Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today released the CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance, which provides cloud service providers (CSPs), cloud customers, and potential customers with much-needed guidance in order to comply with the new obligations stemming from the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of this release, the CSA has also launched the CSA GDPR Resource Center, a new, community-driven website with tools and resources to help educate cloud service providers and enterprises on the new European data protection regulation.

Source: Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

Buttarelli on setting the stage for an EU Digital Regulator

The nature of the digital economy is as such that it will force the creation of multi-competent supervisory authorities sooner rather than later. What if the European Data Protection Board would become in the next 10 to 15 years an EU Digital Regulator, looking at matters concerning data protection, consumer protection and competition law, having “personal data” as common thread? This is the vision Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor, laid out last week in a conversation we had at the IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels.

Source: A Conversation with Giovanni Buttarelli about The Future of Data Protection: setting the stage for an EU Digital Regulator

When the world’s DPAs get together: Resolutions of the ICDPPC

Data protection authorities around the globe participate in a forum known as the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. To be accepted into the Conference, members must be the highest data protection or privacy enforcement body in their nation, with an appropriate range of legal powers as well as autonomy and independence. Conference members convene annually, participate in working groups and committees, and ultimately develop public resolutions and reports.

Source: When the world’s DPAs get together: Resolutions of the ICDPPC

How does your privacy program measure up?

As the calendar year comes to a close, many of us in the privacy field find ourselves tending to year-end tasks, planning for the start of a fresh first quarter, and reflecting on the last 12 months of work. Year-end program statistics are gathered, budgets for the next year loom on the horizon, and measuring and demonstrating the efficacy of your compliance program to internal and external stakeholders becomes top of mind. In short, this is an excellent time to consider privacy program metrics.

Source: How does your privacy program measure up? New Year’s resolutions

Your data monetization tool box

In the first two installments of this series, we described some of the unique characteristics of personal data that problematize efforts to monetize this value-laden asset and then outlined some key steps companies could take to address these challenges. In the third and final installment of this series, we will briefly explore how a new wave of technologies can help companies prepare their data assets.

Source: Your data monetization tool box

Working Party Releases Opinion on Joint Review of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

As we previously reported, this October, the EU Commission released its report and accompanying working document on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. On November 28, 2017, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party adopted an opinion on the review.

Source: Working Party Releases Opinion on Joint Review of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield : : Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

How the Contextual Integrity Framework Helps Explain Children’s Understanding of Privacy and Security Online

This post discusses a new paper that will be presented at the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing ( CSCW ). I wrote this paper with co-authors Shalmali Naik, Utkarsha Devkar, Marshini Chetty, Tammy Clegg, and Jessica Vitak.

Source: How the Contextual Integrity Framework Helps Explain Children’s Understanding of Privacy and Security Online

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