Tag: Data Protection

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Keeping an eye

Keeping an eye on sources and articles around the issue of data collection.

Law Firm Internet Security and Data Protection

Mossack Fonseca hack and the Panama Papers scandal should have been a wake up call for all law firms to take clients data security more seriously. Here is Why we Should All Care About Panamapapers even if we have no offshore investment.

POURQUOI LE RESPECT DE LA VIE PRIVEE EST UNE IMPERATIVE

Rétablir le paramètre par défaut, du souvenir à l’oubli.

Privacy at a glance

A New Year, a new decade, a new Privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act entered into force this January 2020. The EU General Data Protection Regulation made a big bang noise with its unprecedented treat of fines. The general public started to be more aware of the value of their personal data. As we…
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Interview with Cybertalks

Pre GDPR data privacy principles were ignored…and companies are still complacent as the ICO has been slow to fine organisations for failure to comply. Tara Taubman-Bassirian LLM, GDPR, Data Protection and IP consultant – Voted Privacy Hero of the Year, talks to Karla Reffold in a Cybertals interview about GDPR and the rights of Data Subjects.

Interview With the Privacy Professor Rebecca Herold

2018 privacy hero of the year, Tara Taubman-Bassirian, discusses the EU GDPR, the increasing need for protecting privacy in the increasingly technology-rich environment, and some activities for Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2019. What are the benefits of GDPR? Where can it be improved upon? What do companies struggle with most for GDPR compliance? What is a “hot potato” GDPR issue? How are binding corporate rules (BCRs) used for non-adequate countries? How has Brexit impacted GDPR compliance? Why does privacy matter? What are the current largest threats to privacy? What are some activities for Data Privacy Day? Hear Tara discuss these topics, and more, with Rebecca.

WOMEN IN CYBER! Brexit no Deal

Cybertalks publish WOMEN IN CYBER! Tara Taubman-Bassirian is interviewed about Brexit and the UK data Protection.

Interview with DataGrail

Interview Series: Tara Taubman Bassirian, Data Protection and IP Consultant at Data Rainbow

UK Watchdog Investigation of British Airways and Marriott Hotels Security Breaches

Following an incident reported to the ICO in September 2018, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, investigated and uncovered that the personal data of up to 500,000 BA customers had been unlawfully accessed. The BA’s website had been diverted to a dummy site where customer details were harvested by hackers. Some credit cards long number and security codes had been discolosed causing serious security breaches. On 8th of July 2019, the ICO published a Notice of Intent to fine British Airways 183 million £.

Facebook Saga

In the land of Facebook things are getting tough. UPDATE : There is an abundance of Facebook headlines in the news and the saga continues. 2019 is going to be the year of GAFAs, will Facebook survive? the combat of lobbies is tough. Via Mario Guglielmetti : ‘the Parliament(s) of 9 countries of the world,…
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Increasing Fines Expected from German DPAs

In Germany, nationwide, fines have been issued in 41 cases because of GDPR violations. Especially small companies are apparently unprepared for the new rules.

Navigating the new EU Data Protection Rules

The General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR” – “Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC. – was published 4 May 2016. Enforceable after a grace period of two year, from the 28th of May 2018.

Website transparency : Cookies and privacy notice

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not against data processing when done in respect with the data subject rights. The amount of electronically available data and curation and storage tools, justify a better protection. Privacy is a Fundamental Human Right, for dignity and freedom.

What to retain from the GDPR after BREXIT

Since the UK referendum vote for BREXIT much has been speculated about the situation of the UK with regard to compliance to the GDPR enforceable from 28 May 2018. Although they are uncertainties, the recent UK Information Commissioner speech has reinforced the opinion that UK businesses need to get ready to comply.