Meta Fined €390M for GDPR Breach Arising from its Behavioural Ads

From Initial Complaints in May 2018 to Sanctioning in January 2023 Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp parent company, Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, has faced complaints regarding privacy since the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into effect in May 2018 and the matter has finally been addressed by authorities. The data privacy activist group NOYB filed [...]

By |2023-02-13T11:02:45+00:0010th January, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|

2023 latest eye-catching trends / predictions in the cyber industry

Cybersecurity continues to be challenged and receives indisputable attention with the evolving digital transformation.   According to the 2022 Ponemon Institute report on the state of cybersecurity, 54% of organisations have experienced a cyberattack in the last 12 months. While many surveys state the increasing incidence of Ransomware and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks [...]

By |2023-01-10T16:40:43+00:0010th January, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|

EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework draft adequacy decision

On the 13 December 2022 the European (EU) Commission released its draft adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF). This decision follows the signature of a US Executive Order by President Biden on the 7th October 2022 in which the US government made several commitments to implement new binding safeguards to address [...]

By |2023-01-10T16:12:07+00:0010th January, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|
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