Senators say US America needs its own GDPR

An investigation into the Equifax data breach has condemned the company’s poor security standards and urged politicians in the States to look to the GDPR’s example to minimise chances of a similar breach taking place in future. The 67-page report, which was put together by the US Senate, proposes that organisational mismanagement of personally identifiable […]

OneTrust to host “Managing global privacy laws” webinar

The past 12 months has demonstrated unprecedented change on the data privacy landscape at national and international levels. Much of this adjustment has been spearheaded by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has pushed data handlers and data controllers to align with new standards designed to afford citizens better protection in the digital […]

Nokia data breach prompts regulator probe in Finland

Nokia may be in breach of data laws after a software “glitch” inadvertently directed user data to China without consumer knowledge, reports reveal. According to Reuters, an investigation was announced on Thursday into whether the data handling of Nokia smartphones, which are developed by Finnish firm, HMD Global, has violated official rules. HMD Global maintains […]