Top news of the week: 13.08.2020.

Privacy, Law, Cookie, European Union, Europe, Cause of action

Data Privacy

On Aug 12, 2020
@Dejan_Kosutic shared
The EU is launching a market for personal data. Here’s what that means for privacy. | MIT Technology Review https://t.co/BhGbxPBG3U https://t.co/kC3CmVxVhP
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The EU is launching a market for personal data. Here’s what that means for privacy.

The EU is launching a market for personal data. Here’s what that means for privacy.

The European Union has long been a trendsetter in privacy regulation. Its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and stringent antitrust laws have inspired new legislation around the ...

On Aug 6, 2020
@BrianHonan shared
RT @IrishLegalNews: 📢 The full line-up for tomorrow's webinar, now nearly fully booked: • Simon McGarr on Schrems II • William McLoughlin BL on data protection litigation • Paul Tweed on regulation of the social media giants • Olga Cronin on the Irish government's record https://t.co/ApU4fHhAaX
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Organiser of Free webinar: Data protection in the post-pandemic world

Organiser of Free webinar: Data protection in the post-pandemic world

Irish Legal News is proud to present an expert discussion on the changing landscape of data protection in Ireland and abroad.

On Aug 12, 2020
@KennethGeers shared
RT @getVGS: Need to protect data collected via your iOS or Android app? VGS Collect Mobile SDKs make it simple, and implementation is quicker than you could imagine! Here’s how it’s done. https://t.co/6wpK9tKTIB #datasecurity #privacy
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Collect sensitive data on iOS and Android with VGS Collect SDKs

Collect sensitive data on iOS and Android with VGS Collect SDKs

The VGS Collect iOS and Android Software Development Kits (SDKs) are a powerful new data security tool, enabling you to safely collect sensitive data through a native iOS or Android UI ...

On Aug 7, 2020
@SecurityExpert shared
IT Security Expert Blog: Cyber Security Roundup for August 2020 https://t.co/EuMdxV4YCl
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Cyber Security Roundup for August 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for August 2020

A UK view on Cyber (IT Security) & Information Security. Covers everything Computer Security from the basics to the advanced

On Aug 6, 2020
@josephfcox shared
New: nearly a dozen lawmakers write to the California DMV asking how and why it makes $50 million a year selling drivers' personal data. This comes after we revealed the amount due to a document we obtained https://t.co/oi56wU5gi4
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Lawmakers Ask California DMV How It Makes $50 Million a Year Selling Drivers' Data

Lawmakers Ask California DMV How It Makes $50 Million a Year Selling Drivers' Data

Motherboard previously revealed the California DMV was making tens of millions of dollars a year by selling personal data.

On Aug 10, 2020
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @uuallan: This is an interesting lawsuit, with data leaks being so common ransomware attacks, will there be more CCPA violations and lawsuits? Now organizations have to worry about ransom, extortion and lawsuits via @msspalert https://t.co/YFWDoqgpbk
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Did Ransomware Attack Fallout Trigger California Data Privacy Law Violation?

Did Ransomware Attack Fallout Trigger California Data Privacy Law Violation?

A class action lawsuit claims Epiq Systems violated California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) after suffering a ransomware attack & related data breach.

On Aug 11, 2020
@BrianHonan shared
RT @LawSocIreland: [email protected]'s six-month grace period to bring websites and apps into compliance with Irish cookies rules expires on 5 October 2020. Robert Haniver (@lkshields) examines the implications: https://t.co/9VxVDvL1SY https://t.co/yODah7MyDj
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Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

A leading Irish Corporate and Commercial law firm with offices in Dublin, London and Galway.

On Aug 6, 2020
@BrianHonan shared
I really enjoyed taking part in this Video interview with @euroinfosec for @BnkInfoSecurity on the topic of "Pandemic Impact: How Will Data Breaches Evolve?" https://t.co/VaxQZhaG4u
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Pandemic Impact: How Will Data Breaches Evolve?

Pandemic Impact: How Will Data Breaches Evolve?

Will the pandemic lead to a spike in the number of reported data breaches? Not necessarily, says cybersecurity expert Brian Honan. But he says that the rush to