Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 17 May 2021
Recent figures show consumers are losing trust in social media giants, the UK proposes an Online Safety Bill, and Biden orders increased information sharing to tackle cybercrime, and other key data protection updates.
Lexology PRO | USA | 13 May 2021
The cost of ransomware payments surged last year as businesses took an increasing amount of time to respond to such attacks, according to a recently released report.
Lexology PRO | USA | 12 May 2021
While the SolarWinds hack affected some 18,000 computer networks and compromised an untold amount of data, the US Department of Health and Human Services has said that it was largely unscathed by the cyberattack.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 11 May 2021
Hamburg’s data protection authority has temporarily banned Facebook from processing its subsidiary WhatsApp’s user data – but the social media giant has said the move won’t affect the controversial update that sparked the investigation.
Lexology PRO | European Union, USA | 10 May 2021
Microsoft will let its commercial and public sector customers store all of their data in the EU from 2023, in what appears to be the first concrete response of a major cloud provider to the Schrems II ruling.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 10 May 2021
How to properly handle a data breach, request an employee to divulge personal data, and other key data protection updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Spain | 7 May 2021
The Spanish data protection authority has fined an energy provider €1.5 million, marking the latest in a string of hefty penalties issued as the regulator ramps up its enforcement efforts.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Brazil, Canada, etc. | 7 May 2021
How to manage corporate social media activity, comply with ESG disclosure requirements, and comply with the new EU Whistleblowing Directive.
Lexology PRO | Austria, European Union | 6 May 2021
Austria’s data protection authority has heard submissions from Google and Max Schrems’s activist group over data transfers to the US – in enforcement that Schrems suggests could be worth billions.
Lexology PRO | USA | 5 May 2021
Verizon is selling Yahoo! and AOL for about $5 billion some five years after buying them for nearly the same price, in a deal seen by some as an admission that the telecoms giant’s data and digital advertising strategies were a failure.