GDPR: Building a Platform Over The Data Breach

Read Philip van der Wilt’s practical advice to businesses on getting prepared for GDPR regime in European Union on Diginomica : The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018 and is intended to unify data protection for individuals within the European Union. Read his full article here.

Legal Departments Face High Data Breach Risk, But Few Easy Solutions

While many employees in an organization handle data on a day-to-day basis, none are perhaps as exposed as those in the legal department. Attorneys, legal operations and supporting staff often work closely with other departments, and in so doing come into contact with very sensitive data. Read why legal departments face high data breach risk […]

New Mexico soon to have data breach statute

New Mexico is a gubernatorial signature away from becoming the nation’s 48th state to pass a data breach notification law, according to a post on the website of global law firm Morgan Lewis. Read more about the new data breach notification law about to be passed by New Mexico on SC Magazine.

Get ready for 2018’s changes to data protection laws

Read Stephen Foster explain how businesses can get ready for the new EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which kicks in from next year on Cipd Blog : Despite Brexit, the UK government has indicated that it will implement the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will apply from 25 May 2018. Read his full article […]

New Mexico and its New Data Breach Notification Law

Read Montserrat Miller explain the complete details of the New Mexico data breach notification law on JDSupra : We are almost to a point where all 50 states and the District of Columbia will have some form of data breach notification law on their books to protect residents’ personally identifying information (PII) in the event of […]

Organisations struggle over which data breaches to confess to under new laws

According to Telstra’s chief privacy officer, Jason Holandsjo, the Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim isn’t a reasonable person. But it wasn’t a cheap shot. The two were part of a panel trying to help telecommunications companies unpack the Commonwealth’s new law requiring many Australian organisations to notify the Information Commissioner and affected individuals when certain kinds […]

New Mexico Passes Data Breach Notification and Protection Bill

On March 16, 2017, the New Mexico state legislature passed a bill requiring that New Mexico residents be notified if their “personal identifying information” was affected by a breach of electronic data. Upon signature of the bill, New Mexico will join 47 other states requiring such notification, and the only states remaining without notification laws […]

Data Breach 101, Part I: Data Breach Notification Laws

In 2017, there are few words that make companies – and their counsel – shudder more than “data breach.” Recent high-profile breaches and the resulting litigation have shown that breaches can be embarrassing, harmful to a company’s brand, and extremely expensive to handle – both in terms of response costs and, potentially, damages paid to […]

​How Australia’s ‘Essential Eight’ sets the standard for sensitive data protection and breach notification

Read Christopher Strand explain how the Australia’s new data breach law sets the standard for sensitive data protection and notification on CSO Online : Globally, more and more jurisdictions are releasing mandates that will have a substantial impact on companies regarding breach notification and the protection of sensitive data. One of those cyber security mandates put into […]

Cybersecurity Collaboration Bill Aims to Help Companies

A bipartisan Senate bill would give states more resources to help companies combat the growing cybersecurity risk, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) said March 10 in a statement. Companies and organizations struggling to respond to the increased risk would gain important resources at the state and local levels from the Department of Homeland Security and partner institutions […]