Viva a revolução? Brazil’s new data protection regime

As the LGPD finally came into effect last month, PrivSec Report explores the new law and the impact it could have on the Brazilian data protection ecosystem and culture. The new Brazilian data protection law, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais, or “LGPD”, has received much recent attention on the global privacy stage. Passed in […]

Ensuring security in the journey towards digital healthcare

There are more digital touchpoints in the healthcare systems we experience today than ever before. Telemedicine, virtual care, medical devices enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and patient communication portals are helping to improve clinical outcomes and provide new models of care in a rapidly changing healthcare landscape. This transition towards digitally enabled healthcare […]

Facing up to the cyber security challenge: a Q&A with Oxfam’s James Eaton-Lee

James Eaton-Lee, head of information security and data protection officer at Oxfam, discusses the cyber threats and challenges facing third sector organisations tackling poverty, equality and democratic disempowerment. PrivSec: What are the main cyber security challenges facing the sector at present? Are there discrete challenges that mean that you have to work differently to other […]

James Eaton-Lee, Head of Information Security / Data Protection Officer, Oxfam

Ahead of this week’s Data Protection World Forum webinar, Building Security’s Influence in the C Suite, PrivSec catches up with Oxfam’s James Eaton-Lee. Eaton-Lee worked in various IT and consultancy roles, before moving into security consultancy, across security testing and assurance. After a spell as Information Security Manager at Travelodge, he came to Oxfam, where […]

Growing focus on data protection across Africa, though implementation issues remain

PrivSec catches up with Teki Akutteh Falconer, founder of the Ghana-based Africa Digital Rights Hub, ahead of PrivSec Global 2020 In recent years, Africa has seen a growth in the introduction and implementation of individual country laws protecting the data of citizens, as well as increased interest in developing a unified approach to data protection […]

Security: more than just “tech”

Ahead of this week’s Data Protection World Forum webinar, Building Security’s Influence in the C Suite, independent cyber security consultant Dr Emma Osborn highlights the importance of owning cyber risk at board level. Unlike the practitioners with their years of knowledge unpicking problems from the inside of large multinationals, I typically work with much smaller […]