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Germany launches national cyber defense center
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • July 7 2011

On June 16, 2011, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior officially opened a National Cyber Defense Center as part of the comprehensive cybersecurity strategy that was adopted by the German federal government on February 23, 2011


German government adopts security breach notification requirement in Telecommunications Act
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • March 2 2011

On March 2, 2011, the German Federal government adopted a draft law revising certain sector-specific data protection provisions in the German Telecommunications Act


German DPA states that companies' website privacy practices violate data protection law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • January 24 2011

On January 24, 2011, the data protection authority of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate issued a press release regarding significant breaches of data protection law by companies that maintain websites and create user profiles


German DPAs publish comprehensive FAQs on statutory data breach notification requirement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • May 31 2011

The German Data Protection Authorities of Berlin and North Rhine-Westphalia have issued a paper containing Frequently Asked Questions about the German statutory data breach notification requirement that went into effect on September 1, 2009


German Federal Office for Information Security issues final framework paper on information security for cloud computing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • May 16 2011

On May 10, 2011, the German Federal Office for Information Security, (the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationtechnik or "BSI") released the final framework paper on information security issues related to cloud computing


German federal DPA approves binding corporate rules of Deutsche Post DHL
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • February 3 2011

On February 3, 2011, the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information issued a press release announcing that it has approved the privacy policy formulated by Deutsche Post DHL


German government budgets 10 million EUR to set up data protection foundation - federal DPA issues concept paper
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • February 11 2011

On February 8, 2011, the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information issued a concept paper setting forth concrete suggestions for the creation of a Data Protection Foundation (the "Foundation"


German Ministry issues draft law regarding data protection on the internet
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • December 6 2010

On December 1, 2010, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior (the "BMI") issued a paper entitled "Data Protection on the Internet," which contains a draft law to protect against particularly serious violations of privacy rights online


German government moves on draft law regarding employee data protection
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • October 4 2010

On August 25, 2010, the German government approved a draft law concerning special rules for employee data protection, originally proposed by the Federal Ministry of the Interior


German Federal Office for Information Security issues document on data protection and RFID
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • July 20 2010

On July 7, 2010, the German Federal Office for Information Security, the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik ("BSI"), published a basic paper on data security and data protection for radio-frequency identification ("RFID") applications