GDPR: Data Breach Notification 101

Data Breach Today

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?

Data Breach Today

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.

GDPR: Still Plenty of Lessons to Learn

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Cisco Studies Global Impact of GDPR

Data Breach Today

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 fines are coming and here’s why

IT Governance

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: organisations that fail to meet the requirements of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) face fines of up to €20 million (about £17.3 That’s somewhat understandable, given that no UK organisation has yet been disciplined under the GDPR.

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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.

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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List of free GDPR resources and templates

IT Governance

This blog was originally published before the GDPR took effect in May 2018. The EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requires all organisations that process EU residents’ personal data to abide by its strict terms. Conducting a data flow mapping exercise under the GDPR.

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15 GDPR Probes in Ireland Target Facebook, Twitter, Others

Data Breach Today

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: How the definition of personal data has changed

IT Governance

On 25 May 2018, the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) superseded the UK’s DPA (Data Protection Act) 1998. Let’s start with the circumstances under which the processing of personal data must meet the GDPR’s requirements. DPO as a service (GDPR).

Marriott Mega-Breach: Will GDPR Apply?

Data Breach Today

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

Data Breach Today

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

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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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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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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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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Take your GDPR project to the next level with our compliance packages

IT Governance

For many organisations, last year’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance deadline was a whirlwind of privacy policy updates, data protection training courses and hours spent online researching exactly what a ‘controller’ and ‘processor’ are. EU GDPR Documentation Toolkit.

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A guide to the GDPR’s EU representative requirements

IT Governance

You might have heard increased chatter recently about the need for an EU representative under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). This requirement wasn’t widely discussed in the UK when the GDPR took effect, because it didn’t apply.

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Life Under GDPR: Data Breach Cost Unknown

Data Breach Today

GDPR has been in effect since May 2018, but organizations are still waiting to see what impact it will have on the costs organizations might face from breach cleanup, investigations, sanctions and class action lawsuits, says Ian Thornton-Trump of the financial services firm AMTrust International

How the ICO measures GDPR compliance

IT Governance

Whenever someone mentions the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) , one of the first things they discuss is the potential for huge fines that it brings. This includes the GDPR, the Freedom of Information Act and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

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GDPR: Is Australia Ready?

Data Breach Today

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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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: Requirements for encryption

IT Governance

Six months since the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force, pseudonymisation and data encryption remain the only technology measures specifically mentioned in the famously technology-agnostic Regulation. BreachReady EU GDPR GDPR ISO 27001

Life Under GDPR: Sizing Up the Long-Term Costs

Data Breach Today

GDPR has been in effect since May 2018, but organizations are still waiting to see what impact it will have on the costs organizations might face from breach cleanup, investigations, sanctions and class action lawsuits, says Ian Thornton-Trump of the financial services firm AMTrust International

GDPR compliance and information security: reducing data breach risks

IT Governance

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) isn’t only about preventing data breaches (it’s equally focused on strengthening data subjects’ rights), but organisations have understandably honed in on the importance of effective data protection. What the GDPR says about reducing risk.

Google fined £44 million in landmark GDPR ruling

IT Governance

Google has been fined €50 million (about £44 million) by CNIL, France’s data protection regulator, for a breach of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). . The CNIL concluded that Google had violated the GDPR in two ways. Cyber Security EU GDPR

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What you need to know about the DPA 2018 and the GDPR

IT Governance

The data protection landscape was dramatically reshaped with the introduction of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) on 25 May 2018, but it wasn’t the only law that took effect that day. Similarities between the DPA 2018 and the EU GDPR.

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GDPR puts focus on the security of your EIM solutions

OpenText Information Management

In its report, The role of technology in your GDPR strategy, IDC identifies EIM technologies as central to achieving compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR sets out to deliver new levels of data privacy and protection.

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GDPR: EU Sees More Data Breach Reports, Privacy Complaints

Data Breach Today

Ireland, France, Germany and UK Report Increases Since Privacy Law Took Effect The number of data breach reports filed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation went into effect has hit nearly 3,500 in Ireland, over 4,600 in Germany, 6,000 in France and 8,000 in the U.K.

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

GDPR automated decision-making and profiling: what are the requirements?

IT Governance

In addition to data subjects’ rights to be informed, of access, to rectification, to erasure, to restrict processing, to data portability and to object, the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) sets out requirements relating to automated individual decision-making, including profiling.

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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.

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

Google’s Record GDPR Fine: Avoiding This Fate with Data Governance

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made its first real impact as Google’s record GDPR fine dominated news cycles. Experts predicted an uptick in GDPR enforcement in 2019, and Google’s recent record GDPR fine has brought that to fruition.

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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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France Hits Google with $57 Million GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

Record Privacy Fine Sends Strong Signal to Data-Processing Technology Companies France has hit Google with a 50 million euro ($57 million) fine for violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

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The impact of GDPR on cybersecurity managers

Information Management Resources

Among many unclear implication of GDPR, the vaguest might be how to ensure compliance with the security requirements, including data protection by design and by default. GDPR Compliance Compliance systems Data privacy

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How Cyber Insurance Is Changing in the GDPR Era

Data Breach Today

GDPR: more popular than Beyoncé or Kim Kardashian

IT Governance

But, surprising as it might seem, the GDPR was googled more often than Beyoncé or Kim Kardashian in May 2018, according to a new infographic from the European Commission. The law firm reports that there have been 91 fines issued under the GDPR and regulatory action is only just beginning. “It

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