#Privacy: Spanish DPA fines airline €30,000 

The Spanish Data Protection Authority has fined Vueling €30,000 for failing to provide a cookie banner that complies with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The decision was based on the cookie banner being poorly constructed, displaying general information about what cookies are and which cookies are used, along with information that shows the […]

GDPR compliance & FCA action unpacked at PrivSec Accountability FS

Coming to London’s Barbican Centre on Tuesday 12th November, PrivSec Accountability FS will deep dive into the myriad of data challenges that the financial sector faces as cybersecurity practices and data privacy laws governing the UK tighten. The finance sector regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has recorded a ten-fold increase in cyber-crime incidents, however, […]

European Data Protection Summit Manchester to address post-Brexit data flows limbo

Coming to the Victorian Warehouse in Manchester on 13th and 14th of November 2019, European Data Protection Summit (EUDPS) brings strategic content over two days of networking, industry discussion and top-level insight into data protection, privacy and security. A critical juncture in the data flow debate Data transfer issues have risen to the top of […]

#Privacy: Avoid falling into the GDPR loophole

Were you aware that data privacy regulations like General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have inadvertently created a security vulnerability? GDPR and other “privacy by design” laws, established to empower individuals to claim back control over their data and protect their identities, have allowed loopholes to occur – cybercriminals can easily take advantage of these […]

#Privacy: CCPA could cost organisations up to $55B in initial compliance costs

A report has revealed that California’s new privacy law could cost companies a total of up to $55 billion in initial compliance costs.  According to an economic impact assessment prepared for the California Attorney General’s Office, it was discovered that companies with less than 20 employees could pay around $50,000 in compliance costs.  Companies with […]

#PrivSecDUB: Developing cyber-security assurance and the marathon of GDPR implementation

In the Cyber Security and Business Continuity theatre, PrivSec day two begins with opening remarks from Lynda O’Leary, Systems Engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. David Shaw, CISO at Central Bank of Ireland gets the ball rolling by outlining the practicalities of cyber-security assurance. “Security isn’t a destination, it’s a case of doing your best and […]

#PrivSecDUB: Day two at PrivSec Dublin pushes the global data privacy debate forwards

Welcome to the second instalment of PrivSec Dublin, the start of a fresh agenda packed with insight, guidance, advice and discussion imparted by a host of global experts in data privacy and cyber-security. Picking up on the myriad of threads started yesterday through keynotes and panel debates, Tuesday promises to deliver further explanation and idea-sharing […]