Big GDPR Fines in UK and Ireland: What's the Holdup?

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and Ireland each issued only one final GDPR fine to date Both Countries Have Each Issued Only a Single, Finalized Fine Under EU's Privacy Law The EU's General Data Protection Regulation was meant to finally bring in line organizations that didn't treat Europeans' personal data with respect.

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Google Will Appeal Latest GDPR Fine

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Sweden's Privacy Watchdog Hits Company With $8 Million Penalty Google will appeal the latest GDPR fine levied against the company. The Swedish Data Protection Authority fined the company nearly $8 million for failure to remove search results related to "right-to-be-forgotten" requests

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GDPR: Data Breach Notification 101

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Brian Honan of BH Consulting on When to Notify - or Not Since the EU's new GDPR privacy law came into effect in May 2018, one challenge for organizations that suffer a breach is knowing whether or not they must report it to authorities, says Brian Honan, president and CEO of BH Consulting in Dublin

Is GDPR Compliance Tougher Than HIPAA Compliance?

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Analysts: GDPR Case in Portugal Offers Lessons for U.S. Healthcare Entities An EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement action against a hospital in Portugal demonstrates complying with GDPR may be even tougher than complying with HIPAA.

Under GDPR, UK Data Breach Reports Quadruple

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After Privacy Law Went Into Full Effect, Data Security Complaints Doubled One year after Europe's tough new GDPR privacy law went into full effect last May, authorities in Britain have seen the number of annual data breach notifications more than quadruple.

French Court Upholds $57 Million Google GDPR Fine

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The fine is the biggest yet for a GDPR privacy policy violation

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GDPR and COVID-19: Privacy Regulator Promises 'Flexibility'

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While Breach Notification Rules Still Apply, Expect Lower Fines As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Britain's privacy watchdog has signaled that although privacy rights and transparency - as enshrined under GDPR - remain paramount, it will take a more "flexible" regulatory approach.

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Using Strategic Data Governance to Manage GDPR/CCPA Complexity

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for alleged violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While not the first , it is the largest penalty levied since the GDPR went into effect in May 2018. Five Steps to GDPR/CCPA Compliance.

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Analysis: The Significance of GDPR Fines

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the significance of fines against British Airways and Marriott for violations of the EU's GDPR. Also featured are discussions of California's privacy law as a model for other states and the next generation of deception technologies

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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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GDPR for small business: the ultimate guide

IT Governance

What is the GDPR? First, the UK has implemented the UK DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 , which adopts the GDPR into national law. Second, if you process EU residents’ personal data, the GDPR still applies. Does the GDPR apply to small businesses? GDPR compliance checklist.

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GDPR: Europe Counts 65,000 Data Breach Notifications So Far

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Privacy regulators have also imposed at least $63 million in GDPR fines

GDPR Compliance Site Leaks Git Data, Passwords

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Researchers discovered a.git folder exposing passwords and more for a website that gives advice to organizations about complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules. Privacy Web Security.git directory data exposure data leak Data Privacy GDPR gdpr.eu

GDPR: $126 Million in Fines and Counting

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Why Isn't GDPR Being Enforced?

Schneier on Security

Politico has a long article making the case that the lead GDPR regulator, Ireland, has too cozy a relationship with Silicon Valley tech companies to effectively regulate their privacy practices. cybersecurity gdpr ireland loopholes nationalsecuritypolicy

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Cisco Studies Global Impact of GDPR

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Cisco is out with findings from its 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, which shows the impact of GDPR compliance as well as how customers are asking more questions about how their data is secured. Cisco Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy analyzes the survey

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GDPR: Still Plenty of Lessons to Learn

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Auditing your GDPR practices

IT Governance

Follow our advice to make sure your organisation is GDPR-compliant and avoids disciplinary action. After a relatively quiet few months, the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is back in the news. EU GDPR GDPR

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Free Game: This Is GDPR Jeopardy!

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The post Free Game: This Is GDPR Jeopardy! Blog FAQ Foundational GDPR Resources Privacy Awareness Resources Thought Leadership games GDPR privacy awareness resourcesappeared first on MediaPRO.

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Data Breach Reports in Europe Under GDPR Exceed 59,000

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Netherlands, Germany and UK Have Logged the Most Data Breach Reports Since the EU's GDPR went into full effect, European data protection authorities have received over 59,000 data breach reports, with the Netherlands, Germany and the U.K.

Marriott Mega-Breach: Will GDPR Apply?

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With GDPR in full effect since May, organizations with data security practices face the potential of massive fines Legal Experts Suspect So, But Investigation Could Take a Year or More Will Marriott be the first organization that lost control of Europeans' personal data to feel the full force of the EU's General Protection Regulation?

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Exploiting GDPR to Get Private Information

Schneier on Security

A researcher abused the GDPR to get information on his fiancee: It is one of the first tests of its kind to exploit the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , which came into force in May 2018. cybersecurity gdpr privacy

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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.

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Marriott Faces $125 Million GDPR Fine Over Mega-Breach

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Breach Persisted 4 Years - and Through Acquisition - Before Being Discovered Britain's privacy watchdog says it plans to fine hotel giant Marriott $125 million under GDPR for security failures tied to a 2014 breach of the guest reservation database for Starwood, which Marriott acquired in 2016.

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Facial Recognition Use Triggers GDPR Fine

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Sweden Issues Penalty After School Tests the Technology Sweden's Data Protection Authority has issued its first fine for violations of the European Union's General Data Protection regulation after a school launched a facial recognition pilot program to track students' attendance without proper consent.

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15 GDPR Probes in Ireland Target Facebook, Twitter, Others

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Ten of the 15 major investigations that the Data Protection Commission launched since the EU's tough new privacy law, GDPR, went into full effect in May 2018 are focused on Facebook

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GDPR: 8,000 Data Breach Reports Filed So Far in UK

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Privacy Watchdog Counts 41 Daily Breach Reports Since GDPR Enforcement Began The U.K.'s

The GDPR for the Little Guy (or Gal)

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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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GDPR Compliance: Should CISO Serve as DPO?

Data Breach Today

Sorting Out the Role of the Data Protection Officer As organizations settle into the third year of enforcement of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, some are struggling to define and understand the role of a data protection officer as required under the regulation - including whether the CISO should take on the extra role of DPO.

GDPR Data Security Checklist in the Age of COVID-19 and the Remote Workforce

Security Affairs

During COVID-19 outbreak data processors have to be extra vigilant to maintain their compliance with data protection authorities like GDPR. Now the data processors have to be extra vigilant to maintain their compliance with data protection authorities like GDPR.

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The Reasons Behind Google's GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of why Google was one of the first companies to be hit with a major GDPR fine, plus a global update on GDPR compliance trends and an in-depth report on shifts in malware

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Cyber resilience and the GDPR

IT Governance

Cyber resilience is referred to broadly throughout the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) , meaning its framework will help you achieve compliance, protect your customers and prevent disciplinary action. What the GDPR says. Cyber Resilience GDPR

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Contemplating the GDPR’s Right to Be Forgotten

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Article 17 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) specifies that an individual — or, in GDPR-parlance, a “data subject” — has the right to have personal data erased in certain circumstances.

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Bestselling GDPR solutions

IT Governance

For many, 2018 will go down as the year of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The GDPR is not any less relevant in 2019. That means any slack your organisation was given in the first few months of the GDPR will be tightened. EU GDPR GDPR

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Facebook Submits GDPR Breach Notification to Irish Watchdog

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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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IRELAND: First GDPR fine issued in Ireland

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

Tusla, Ireland’s child and family agency, has become the first organisation fined under the GDPR in Ireland. This fine is the first issued by the DPC in the GDPR era and others are likely to follow shortly. Eilis McDonald & John Magee.

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7 steps to highly effective GDPR compliance

IT Governance

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) hasn’t exactly crept up unnoticed over the past year or so, but it’s still caught many organisations by surprise. If you’re overwhelmed about GDPR compliance or find most implementation advice too technical and complex, don’t worry.

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GDPR: Is Australia Ready?

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With Europe's GDPR enforcement set to take effect on May 25, Australian organizations vary in readiness. Steve Ingram of PwC says it's not too late for companies to prepare for GDPR, but it will be too late to ask regulators for forgiveness if something goes wrong

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ITALY: First GDPR fine issued!

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The first GDPR fine was issued in Italy by the Garante for the lack of implementation of privacy security measures following a data breach on the so-called Rousseau platform operating the websites of the Movimento 5 Stelle party. The first GDPR fine issued in Italy. Uncategorized GDPR Italy Privacy

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UK's Brexit Transition Period: Keep Complying With GDPR

Data Breach Today

Privacy Rules Remain in Effect Pending Eventual Outcome of UK-EU Negotiations As former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May famously declared: "Brexit means Brexit." But what Britain's exit from the EU means for the nation's data privacy rules and future EU-U.K.

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