Posts Tagged ‘data privacy’

Microsoft wants a US privacy law that puts the burden on tech companies

On the first anniversary of #GDPR, Microsoft calls for a similar privacy law in the US that puts the burden on the companies that collect and use sensitive data. Europe’s privacy law went into effect nearly a year ago. It’s time for the US to catch up, the tech giant says. Source: Microsoft wants a […]

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The biggest ever data dump just hit a colossal 2.2 billion accounts

Data Security Thought Collection #1 was big? Collection #2-5 just dwarfed it Source: The biggest ever data dump just hit a colossal 2.2 billion accounts

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Data flow mapping under the EU GDPR

As part of an EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance project, organisations will need to map their data and information flows in order to assess their privacy risks. This is also an essential first step for completing a data protection impact assessment (DPIA), which is mandatory for certain types of processing. The key elements of […]

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