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Europe: Article 29 Working Party Consults on Guidelines on Transparency and Consent under the GDPR
13th Dec 2017 | Written by:
On December 12, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) published two guideline papers on consent and transparency under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)....
New Technology Means New Threats For Payments
8th Dec 2017 | Written by:
Hacking attacks on the fund transfer sector are both increasing in volume and evolving in complexity, according to a new report from the European Payments Council.
Europe: Article 29 Working Party Discusses and Adopts Matters Following Plenary Meeting
5th Dec 2017 | Written by:
On November 28 and 29, 2017 the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) discussed significant matters regarding the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy Shield at...
Security Experts Downplay PSD2 Data Protection Fears
4th Dec 2017 | Written by:
Cybersecurity experts have downplayed potential clashes between two incoming pieces of EU legislation, dismissing fears that data security will suffer due to apparently conflicting demands.
techUK and UK Finance Issue Report on Options for the Future UK-EU Data-Sharing Relationship
30th Nov 2017 | Written by:
On November 30, 2017 techUK, UK Finance and Dentons UKMEA LLP published a report which has been prepared on options for the future UK-EU data-sharing relationship, which provides an overview of how...
Spain: Data Protection Authority Publishes Guidelines For Local Administrations
29th Nov 2017 | Written by:
On November 27, 2017, the Spanish data protection authority (AEPD) released a document, aiming to clarify the new obligations that the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...
Europe: ENISA Issues Recommendations on European Data Protection Certification
28th Nov 2017 | Written by:
On November 27, 2017, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published Recommendations on European Data Protection Certification....
Regulatory Fragmentation ‘Hampering EU Cyber Efforts’
27th Nov 2017 | Written by:
An advisor to the Austrian government has bemoaned the lack of regulatory harmonisation on cybersecurity within the EU, as the financial sector fends off attacks on an unprecedented scale.
UK Data Regulator To Gain Greater Cybersecurity Role
17th Nov 2017 | Written by:
The Information Commissioner’s Office expects to have an expanded role following new European legislation, with its remit expanding into cybersecurity from pure data protection concerns.
European Parliament Adopts Action Plan on Retail Financial Services
15th Nov 2017 | Written by:
On November 14, 2017, the European Parliament adopted the provisional action plan (2017/2066(INI)) to be implemented in relation to retail financial services, with the aim of ensuring consumer...
EU: Insight: EU Cybersecurity Regulation and Focus on Security Obligations under the NISD and PSD2
14th Nov 2017 | Written by:
This practical guide provides an understanding of the current EU-level strategies, laws and organisations for cybersecurity, as well as insight into future developments. This guide also includes an...
U.S. Mulls Data Protection Future Post-Equifax
9th Nov 2017 | Written by:
Industry leaders convened on Capitol Hill last week to discuss the future of cybersecurity in the U.S. and reflect on lessons learned from the Equifax data breach earlier this year, with some...
Switzerland Looks To Match EU With New Data Rules
2nd Nov 2017 | Written by:
New legislation intended to keep Switzerland in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be more forgiving than the EU text but could still mean big changes for the country’s...
Firms Told To Overcome PSD2 Data Protection Confusion
1st Nov 2017 | Written by:
Overlapping provisions in incoming EU data protection rules and the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) are manageable for the financial sector, experts believe, despite complications around...
Firms Brace For GDPR’s Transatlantic Contagion
25th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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U.S. firms have been warned of the impact European data and privacy protection reforms will likely have across the Atlantic.
Europe: Working Party Consults on Profiling and Data Breach Notification under GDPR
19th Oct 2017 | Written by:
On October 16, 2017 the Article 29 Working Party published guidelines on automated individual decision-making and profiling for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679 and guidelines on personal data...
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