Since 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been on everyone’s lips – and for good reason. It’s the gold standard for consumer protection. While privacy laws present challenges to enterprises big and small, we can’t escape the reality that consumer data is constantly mined and sold.
On June 4, 2021, the EU Commission released two new contract templates, both labeled Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). The first template is for standard contractual clauses between controllers and processors under Article 28 of the GDPR, and its adoption is optional. The second template is for module-based standard contractual clauses for personal data transfers to non-adequate countries, and its adoption is required. With GDPR compliance as our top priority, Platform.sh has adopted both.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Most of us remember the months and weeks leading up to the deadline. We did whatever needed to be done to achieve compliance. Now it seems like a distant memory. And the pressure is mostly off. But in other ways, it was just the beginning. As you continue creating your day-to-day compliance strategy, you might find that the tactics that got you to the finish line were more short-term solutions that won’t necessarily stand long-term.
Are you not a little curious? Even a little bit, right under your chin or your temple about how they deal with privacy policies in other countries? Aren’t you? Well, surprise! Today, in Pandora FMS blog, we are going to get it out of our system by discussing how they do it, how they deal with the protection of international data and privacy, in at least three countries outside the European Community.
On May 12, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order calling on federal agencies to improve their cybersecurity practices. Following the recent SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline attacks, it is clear that security incidents can severely impact the economy and civilians' day-to-day lives and that cybersecurity needs to be a high-priority issue. We encourage you to read the full executive order.
In the last six months, multiple major cyber attacks have severely impacted hundreds of organizations in both the public and private sectors, and disrupted the daily lives of tens of thousands of their employees and customers.
Ivanti Federal CTO, Bill Harrod, shares his take on the recent cybersecurity Executive Order issued by President Biden.
December 1 saw the introduction in New Zealand of the Privacy Act 2020 which not only brings increased protection for individuals but also has some new implications for businesses, including increased fines for non-compliance and the reporting of serious privacy breaches.