November global regulatory roundup

FTC files complaint against Global Tel Link for neglecting cybersecurity and delaying breach notification  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has filed a complaint against prison communications provider Global Tel Link for ineffective cybersecurity measures and failing to notify consumers after a data breach.   Global Tel Link, which provide telephonic and [...]

By |2023-12-01T12:32:35+00:0029th November, 2023|DPO, Governments, News|

Singapore’s PDPC fines two companies for alleged privacy security violations

On 10 November, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published details of financial penalties it had imposed on two companies, Tokyo Century Leasing and Ascentis, both of which were fined for their alleged failure to apply reasonable security arrangements to safeguard personal data.  Tokyo Century Leasing was fined SGD 82,000 (approx. GBP 48,540) after [...]

By |2023-12-01T12:35:37+00:0027th November, 2023|DPO, Fine, News|

RBI sets sew IT Governance Standards for banks and NBFCs to enhance data protection

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced comprehensive master directions for information technology governance, risk management, and assurance practices in banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). The Information Technology Governance, Risk, Controls and Assurance Practice Directions ("Directions"), effective from April 1, 2024, will enforce procedures around data migration, remote access to companies' application [...]

By |2023-12-01T12:37:08+00:0026th November, 2023|DPO, Financial, News|

Navigating data protection laws worldwide during the busy shopping season

The expansion of the internet and the rapid rise of digitisation means retailers have access to customers in more markets than ever. But operating in multiple countries and collecting large volumes of data means understanding data protection laws worldwide is essential. Online retailers must ensure they can comply with new and evolving regulations as [...]

By |2023-12-01T12:38:52+00:0025th November, 2023|DPO, News, Retail|
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