What’s New in the Cyber Realm – A Spotlight on the EU Cyber Resilience Act

It may come as a surprise that the one of the biggest-selling smart light bulbs worldwide has critical vulnerabilities that allow it to be turned off, made to flicker, and even be taken over remotely by someone outside your house. Another little-known fact is that the water network in San Fransisco was hacked last [...]

By |2022-10-28T14:56:54+01:0028th October, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

ICO Issues Notice of Intent to TikTok

The UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner Office (‘ICO’) recently issued notice of intent to TikTok Inc and TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited (‘TikTok’) for alleged breaches of children's data. TikTok is alleged to have: Processed the data of children under the age of 13 without appropriate parental consent; Failed to provide proper [...]

By |2022-10-28T17:05:12+01:0028th October, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

Britain is Considering Replacing GDPR with its Own Privacy Laws

On October 3, 2022, the former Minister of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (‘DCMS’) Michelle Donelan announced at the British Conservative Party’s yearly conference in Birmingham that Britain will replace the UK GDPR. The UK’s data protection community was plunged into uncertainty with this announcement that suggested UK plc would be starting [...]

By |2022-10-31T09:48:25+00:0028th October, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Data Protection

Environmental, Social, and Governance (‘ESG’) criteria play a key role for businesses from different perspectives, such as investing and reputation. Stakeholders including consumers, investors and governments are increasingly informing their decisions based on businesses ESG credentials. Within this framework Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (‘DE&I’) initiatives are critical aspects of the social component of the [...]

By |2022-10-28T17:04:24+01:0028th October, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|
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