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EU Data Protection Day oder Worldwide Data Privacy Day ...

Am 28.1.2019 ist wieder Data Protection Day (https://www.coe.int/en/web/data-protection/data-protection-day) ... nunmehr seit einigen Jahren zusammen mit dem Data Privacy Day. Nun gut, Data Protection ist eine wichtige Funktion auch für Data Privacy, obwohl Data Protection noch ganz andere...


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25.5.2018 -- DSGVO-Tag & Towel Day

25. Mai 2018 und die Welt dreht sich weiter. Heute tritt die DSGVO, die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung, international als GDPR, General Data Protection Rules, bekannt, in Kraft. Dabei gelten die Regeln im Prinzip schon seit zwei Jahren. Verfolgt man Presseberichte und Werbung hatte man zeitweilig...


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Breaking Down Big Data: Challenges of Meeting De-identification Standards

Simply removing direct and indirect personal identifiers isn’t enough to achieve de-identification of a dataset. Data controllers must also analyze the context in which the data is presented, as well as the risk of re-identification. Not only that, but technical methods for performing de...

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China Further Expands Reach of Data Localization Law to Multinationals

Countries are continuing to escalate restrictions on storage location and transfers of data, with China being the most recent to follow suit. China broadened its cybersecurity initiatives significantly in 2016 with the release of the Cybersecurity Law (Law). Scheduled to come into effect June 1,...

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France’s Digital Republic Act Strengthens Privacy Safeguards

France’s new Digital Republic Act [1] significantly strengthens protections that control how French businesses use and retain personally identifying data. The law expands the scope and authority of the 1978 French Data Protection Act and brings the country to the foreground of modernizing the...

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Data Breach Living Wills: Information Theft Response and Recovery Plans

Why Prepare? The average total organizational cost of a data breach in the United States in 2015 was $6.8 million. [1] In 2016 alone, over 3,000 publicly disclosed data breaches have occurred so far, representing more than 2.2 billion compromised records. [2] In addition to the upfront...

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Upcoming Changes in International Data Retention Legislation

For companies that operate in international jurisdictions, it is vital to stay up-to-date on legislative actions that affect data retention policies and compliance. This allows companies to make internal adjustments as necessary and to avoid costly sanctions and other harmful penalties for non...

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What are the implications of the provisions of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on U.S. Businesses?

In December 2015, the European Parliament passed the long-awaited changes to the EU Data Protection Directive, which has governed EU privacy rights since it was ratified in 1995. While the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will not become binding until 2018, its...

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Data Can Be Records, Too

I often find myself convincing technologists that data can be records, too. What is a Record? Put very simply, records are information assets that you keep. Some you want to keep (because you see business value in them). Some you have to keep (because some authority wills it). ...


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The 2015 Enterprise Flight Path – Will Microsoft Ignite or Combust in the Cloud?

Hey You ... With the Cloud in Your Eyes A little over a month from now the partisan faithful will gather under a sprawling Microsoft tent in Chicago and high-five to the pulsing thump of post enterprise Microsoft -- a mighty convergence of comforting office apps served over slick interfaces...