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10 Data Protection Regulations You Need to Know About

August 14, 2019 Compliance
by: August 14, 2019

Concerns about privacy and protecting personal information are in the spotlight for organisations all over the world. New, more comprehensive data privacy laws have been enacted or proposed in the past few years and it has

LGPD vs. GDPR: The Biggest Differences

August 2, 2019 Compliance
by: August 2, 2019

Brazil passed its comprehensive general data protection law, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) on 14 August 2018. Tailored on its European cousin, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new legislation…

The US States Taking the CCPA Road

July 12, 2019 Compliance
by: July 12, 2019

Data protection legislation has become a global trend. Following the adoption of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), countries across the world from Australia and Japan to Brazil and Canada have adopted…

Airline hit by record GDPR fine for data breach

by: July 10, 2019

The UK’s data privacy authority intends to issue a record-breaking GDPR fine against one of the largest airlines in the world after a cyber incident where customers’ personal and financial details were compromised.…

What We Know so Far about China’s Data Security Administrative Measures

July 1, 2019 Compliance
by: July 1, 2019

China has joined countries around the world in pushing for stricter data protection legislation in the wake of the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Cyberspace Administration of…

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill: What We Know so Far

June 21, 2019 Compliance
by: June 21, 2019

On 27 July 2018, the Srikrishna Committee published a draft bill for a new, comprehensive data protection law, the Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 (PDPB) in response to a mandate the Indian government received from the…

All You Need to Know about Spain’s New Trade Secrets Act

June 19, 2019 Compliance
by: June 19, 2019

Earlier this year, the Spanish Senate approved a new Trade Secrets Act (TSA) which came into force on 13 March 2019. The act was a delayed transposition into Spanish law of the EU Directive 2016/943 on Trade Secrets which aims…

How Data Loss Prevention can help with APPI compliance

June 6, 2019 Compliance
by: June 6, 2019

Earlier this year, Japan became the first country to earn an adequacy decision from the European Commission after the enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means that the Commission has…

All You Need to Know about Singapore’s PDPA

June 3, 2019 Compliance
by: June 3, 2019

Singapore adopted its Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) way back in 2012 before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made its appearance on the legal stage. It came into full force on 2 July 2014 and governs…

GDPR: Year One

May 27, 2019 Compliance
by: May 27, 2019

On Saturday, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) crossed the one year mark, celebrating its first anniversary since it came into force on 25 May 2018. Today therefore we’ll be looking at its impact both in the…