Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 18 Feb 2021
A roundup of tips and regulator advice on how to prevent and manage a ransomware attack, including regularly backing-up data and leveraging cyber insurance.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom | 21 Jan 2021
Gordon Wade, data protection officer and legal counsel at Hostelworld, shares his advice on how to secure cross-border data transfers between the UK and EEA after Brexit. Wade discusses data inventories, encryption, standard contractual clauses and other crucial tools to ensuring data continues to flow freely between the jurisdictions from 1 January 2021 onwards.Hostelworld is an e-commerce......
PRO Compliance | USA | 19 Jan 2021
A US appeals court has reversed a $4.35 million data breach penalty imposed on a Texas hospital, after finding the Department of Health & Human Services had misinterpreted rules it applies to US federal healthcare data law – and had admitted it could not defend the fine.
PRO Compliance | United Kingdom | 14 Jan 2021
The UK financial regulator has warned businesses that it is focusing on potential misconduct committed via encrypted messaging apps.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Turkey, United Kingdom | 12 Jan 2021
Turkey’s antitrust watchdog has banned Facebook from using WhatsApp user data to boost its other services as the agency probes whether the company’s recently-announced new data merging policy infringes competition law.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom | 17 Dec 2020
Gordon Wade, data protection officer (DPO) and legal counsel at Hostelworld, discusses the key items on a DPO's Brexit preparation 'to do' list. Wade gives advice on how to secure cross-border data transfers, adjust compliance programmes and review data inventories to help ensure data continues to flow between the UK and EU after 31 December 2020.Hostelworld is an e-commerce......
PRO Compliance | Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong, Singapore | 7 Dec 2020
“It’s more essential these days to have someone who’s a cooperator and who is in the inner circle of the conduct,” US Attorney Craig Carpenito said, speaking at Global Investigation Review (GIR) Interactive Asia on 7 December.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 16 Nov 2020
A look at new EU guidance on data transfers, how to lawfully use facial recognition technology, and tips on third-party cybersecurity.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 12 Nov 2020
The European Data Protection Board has released highly-anticipated guidance on data transfer precautions – which appears to rule out the use of many cloud services.
PRO Compliance | USA | 10 Nov 2020
The US Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with Zoom over the company’s cybersecurity flaws, but the commission’s two Democratic members have slammed what they see as a soft enforcement action.