GDPR compliance boosts business, study shows

Businesses that are embracing the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enjoy increased efficiency and are more attractive to investors, according to a new study by Cisco. The GDPR came into being in May 2018 with organisations across industries urged to meet compliance standards to boost security while mitigating a host of dangers including data […]

Data protection authorities in Sweden launch investigation into medical service providers

Sweden’s Data Protection Authority has divulged that it has opened investigations into medical service providers, Voice Integrate Nordic. The organisation is part of Vardguiden, the country’s phone-up medical information service. Recent news reports allege that a high number of recorded phone calls received by Voice Integrate Nordic were placed in the public domain online and […]

Australian data privacy laws “rushed”

Australia’s Consumer Data Right is being pushed through too rapidly, to the detriment of secure privacy protection, an Australian NGO has said. According to the Australian Privacy Foundation (APF), there exists a lack of adequate security measures surrounding the forthcoming Consumer Data Right (CDR). The Foundation feels the Australian government is missing out on a […]