Europe Catches GDPR Breach-Notification Fever

Data Breach Today

Privacy Law is Fast Revealing the True Extent of Data Breaches Across UK and EU Less than four months after GDPR went into enforcement, Europe has arguably entered the modern data breach era.

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Facebook Submits GDPR Breach Notification to Irish Watchdog

Data Breach Today

Report Into 50 Million Breached Accounts Is Incomplete, Privacy Watchdog Warns To comply with GDPR, Facebook has notified Ireland's data privacy watchdog about the massive breach it has suffered, resulting in 50 million accounts being exposed.

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The GDPR for the Little Guy (or Gal)

Weissman's World

What is the GDPR? The GDPR is the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, and as the EU’s new take on privacy protection, it took effect a month ago to much fanfare. The post The GDPR for the Little Guy (or Gal) appeared first on Holly Group. GDPR infogov

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Why is the GDPR still something I should be concerned about?

IT Governance

The EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) superseded all laws based on the EU’s Data Protection Directive, including the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998, on 25 May 2018. GDPR complexities . BreachReady : taking your first steps to GDPR complian ce .


The Effects of GDPR's 72-Hour Notification Rule

Schneier on Security

The EU's GDPR regulation requires companies to report a breach within 72 hours. disclosure facebook gdpr


Kickstart your GDPR program

OpenText Information Management

The role of Data Discovery in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance is the essential first step to building a successful GDPR program, but it’s one that many companies are struggling to take.


GDPR Compliance: Common Misconceptions

Data Breach Today

Attorney Elizabeth Harding clears up confusion about certain provisions of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, including the issue of when organizations need to obtain a European consumer's consent to process their data

GDPR: The Global Impact on Privacy

Data Breach Today

Richard Henderson of Infosec Global Sizes Up the EU Law's Influence So Far Richard Henderson of Infosec Global discusses the impact of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation and how the law is influencing privacy frameworks globally

Facebook's Zuckerberg: GDPR Won't Apply Worldwide

Data Breach Today

CEO Says Compliance Outside EU Should Be 'In Spirit' of GDPR Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social networking company is already complying with parts of Europe's GDPR privacy legislation, but it won't comply with all of its requirements worldwide.

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Poll Shows GDPR Compliance Lacking

Adam Levin

Only 34.5 % of the approximately 500 professionals responsible for compliance to the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) report maintaining practices that are in keeping with the regulation, a recent Deloitte poll. Data Security Privacy featured GDPR

GDPR compliance checklist for healthcare

IT Governance

In February 2018, NHS Digital released guidance for healthcare providers (HCPs) to help them comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). View the checklist >> For HCPs that have not yet considered how they will comply with the GDPR – don’t panic.

Fresh GDPR Complaints Take Aim at Targeted Advertising

Data Breach Today

Browser Upstart Alleges Ad Firms Are Seeing Too Much Personal Data A web browser startup, Brave, has filed complaints in Europe alleging Google and other behavioral advertising companies are violating Europe's GDPR.

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The role of blockchain in helping organizations meet GDPR compliance

Information Management Resources

GDPR Blockchain Data management Data privacy Data securityMany have begun to consider whether the technology could be used to improve customer data management processes, as they relate to the upcoming EU mandate.

Procrastinators' Guide to GDPR Compliance

Data Breach Today

Organizations Are Not as Ready as They Might Believe If you're paying attention, you've probably already seen a handful of GDPR-related headlines just today, let alone in the last week or month. But there are two good reasons for the deluge of GDPR discussion right now: It's incredibly important and the time to act is now

Most organizations off to slow start at meeting GDPR requirements

Information Management Resources

While many organizations understand the importance of GDPR, a large number are still not taking their data seriously in terms of the technologies and processes they have in place, says Penny Jones. GDPR Compliance Compliance systems

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


You might also be interested in: The Re-Permissioning Dilemma Under GDPR. Data Privacy and Open Data: Secondary Uses under GDPR. Three Critical Steps for GDPR Compliance. GDPR and Cross Border Data Flows between the EU and the US: Current State of the Law.

Where to start with GDPR compliance

IT Governance

The first few steps of your EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance project can be the most confusing. What is the GDPR and does your organisation need to comply? GDPR compliance is not a choice, nor is it just a matter of ticking a few boxes.

Marketing and the GDPR

IT Governance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has big implications for marketing departments and how they can advertise products and services. But how does this, and other aspects of the GDPR, apply in the real world of marketing?

CCTV and the GDPR – an overview for small businesses

IT Governance

As of 25 May 2018, organisations that use CCTV to capture images of individuals are processing personal data as defined by the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and must comply with the Regulation’s requirements.


How ISO 27001 can help you achieve GDPR compliance

IT Governance

Anyone struggling with the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) should look no further than ISO 27001. Certifying to the Standard means you’re already halfway to GDPR compliance, plus you’ll experience the general benefits of ISO 27001 certification.


GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities

OpenText Information Management

There are now less than three months left until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. … The post GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

GDPR: Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits Come to Europe

Data Breach Today

Breached businesses in Europe: Brace for more class action lawsuits seeking material and non-material damages filed by victims following mandatory data breach notifications under GDPR, says attorney Jonathan Armstrong. He predicts more breach-related suits will succeed in Europe than in the United States

GDPR: UK Privacy Regulator Open to Self-Certification

Data Breach Today

Focus on Continuous Compliance and Breach Response, Experts Say One day, organizations may be able to self-certify their GDPR compliance, says an official at the U.K.'s

Stephen Collins on GDPR – cartoon

The Guardian Data Protection

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GDPR will be a harsh wake-up call for most U.S. companies

Information Management Resources

GDPR Compliance Compliance systems Data privacy Data securityRecent studies suggest only one-in-four organizations are well-prepared for the data management mandate, a statistic that could have costly consequences.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg Pledges Worldwide GDPR Compliance

Data Breach Today

Second Congressional Hearing Probes Privacy Issues At a U.S. House hearing Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would eventually comply worldwide with the European Union's tough privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation

Seven Data Security Challenges You Must Meet to Comply with GDPR

Thales Data Security

The enactment of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a significant milestone for virtually every international business. The following overview touches on some of the most critical elements that are required for GDPR compliance.

Tools to help identify gaps in your GDPR compliance

IT Governance

With data breaches on the rise , and organisations such as Dixons Carphone and Ticketmaster being high-profile cases, compliance with the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) should be a priority for all organisations. Assess your current stance against the GDPR.

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Ensuring that email data is compliant with GDPR regulations

Information Management Resources

GDPR Compliance Compliance systems Data privacy Data securityArchitecting a security, privacy and governance solution can be fast and simple. This checklist will ensure your archiving solutions are in top notch shape before the General Data Protection Regulation is here.

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GDPR Effect: Data Protection Complaints Spike

Data Breach Today

Individuals Report Organizations for Allegedly Failing to Secure Personal Data Three months after the EU's General Data Protection Regulation went into full effect, the U.K.'s

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The GDPR: A guide for small businesses

IT Governance

Businesses are starting to panic as they try to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) before the May 2018 deadline. Many even believe that the GDPR won’t apply to them because they have fewer than 250 employees.


Top 5 Unexpected Consequences of GDPR

IG Guru

June 7, 2018 | Written by: Richard Hogg The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is finally here, promising to put individuals back in control of their personal data and harmonize data protection and privacy laws across Europe.


How to write a GDPR data protection policy

IT Governance

An integral part of your EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) project is producing appropriate documentation to demonstrate your compliance. Below is an example of a customisable data protection policy template extracted from the market-leading EU GDPR Documentation Toolkit.


Essential guidance on achieving and prioritising GDPR compliance

IT Governance

As the 25 May 2018 deadline for EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance draws near, it is becoming clear that the vast majority of UK businesses will not be ready. Preparing for the GDPR – a compliance checklist.

GDPR and Brexit: what will happen?

IT Governance

By the time the 31 March 2019 Brexit deadline comes around, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have been effective for more than ten months. Broader than the GDPR. Become a GDPR expert. Certified EU GDPR Practitioner Training Course. EU GDPR GDPR


GDPR phishing scam targets Airbnb customers

IT Governance

Criminal hackers are taking advantage of the imminent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with a phishing campaign targeting Airbnb customers. Find out more about phishing with our free infographic >> EU GDPR Staff Awareness GDPR phishing

Securing Containers for GDPR Compliance

Thales Data Security

Around the world, enterprises are anxious about May 25, 2018, the day enforcement begins for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We at Thales have blogged about the GDPR , its global impact, reach, and penalties. GDPR Data Security Requirements.

GDPR: Managing the right to withdraw consent

IT Governance

Managing the right to withdraw consent is a key requirement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , and, if it hasn’t done so already, your organisation should be preparing by creating a withdrawal of consent procedure before 25 May 2018. What does the GDPR say about consent?


GDPR can't fix stupid

Information Management Resources

GDPR Data privacy Compliance Compliance systemsThe General Data Protection Regulation will not be a cure-all for the world’s data privacy problems simply because, like every law, it is subject to the bureaucracy out of which it was born.


CNIL Publishes Initial Assessment of GDPR Implementation

Hunton Privacy

On September 25, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) published the first results of its factual assessment of the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in France and in Europe. When making this assessment, the CNIL first recalled the current status of the French legal framework, and provided key figures on the implementation of the GDPR from the perspective of privacy experts, private individuals and EU supervisory authorities.


Data Governance Best Practices in the GDPR Era

Data Breach Today

Matt Lock of Varonis on the Need to Have a Baseline for Data Access Behavior GDPR requires organizations to "have a governance model in terms of access and control and accountability," says Matt Lock of Varonis, who describes essential steps

An essential GDPR guide for schools

IT Governance

The EU GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation ) places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data – including schools. The GDPR introduced several key changes for schools, and ensuring compliance is a complex task.


GDPR: An Opportunity for Better Threat Intelligence Sharing

Data Breach Today

Anti-Phishing Working Group Confident It Will Navigate GDPR Requirements Europe's General Data Protection Regulation is reshaping the way organizations handle data.