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Lisa Weinert

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Update: EU Parliament’s LIBE Committee Votes in Favor of New General Data Protection Regulation

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security
Today, only 2 days after consensus was reached on the final text of the new EU Data Protection Regulation, the first step has been taken to officially adopt the law and enter a new era of data protection.  This morning, the Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) formally adopted the text for… Continue Reading

Key EU Privacy & Cybersecurity Highlights, November 30 – December 6, 2015

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Government Agencies, Privacy, Public Sectors
EU Data Protection Law Reform: Most of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) text agreed in principle; Schrems’ second hit – Austrian citizen files three new complaints with EU Data Protection authorities to suspend data transfers outside the EU by Facebook; EU Privacy Regulators to Evaluate VTech Breach. EU Data Protection Law Reform: Most of… Continue Reading

Key EU Privacy & Cybersecurity Highlights, November 23 – November 29, 2015

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach
EU Ministers of Home Affairs push for Passenger Records Directive; EU Member States Data Protection Authorities: News Regarding Safe Harbor (continuous update). EU Ministers of Home Affairs push for Passenger Records Directive In the aftermath of the November 13 attacks in Paris, European Union Ministers of Home Affairs push for the release of a Passenger… Continue Reading

Key EU Privacy & Cybersecurity Highlights, November 16 – November 22, 2015

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Government Agencies, Privacy, Public Sectors
Record Fine: Belgium’s Court orders Facebook to stop Data Protection law violation under forfeiture of a penalty of € 250,000 per day; Big Data: Opinion of The European Data Protection Supervisor; Safe Harbor Topic 1: Hamburg DPA actively preparing enforcement actions; Data Protection vs. Terrorism: Belgium to push for Passenger Records Law following Paris attacks;… Continue Reading