GDPR

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter team up for data transfer project

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter unveiled plans on Friday (July 20) to make it easier for users to take their personal …

Personal Data

Maybe Royal Mail has misunderstood GDPR | Financial Times

Your report “ Royal Mail pays price for EU privacy reforms” (July 18) says that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) stipulates that …

Royal Mail

AL Direct, July 20, 2018

For daily ALA and library news, check the <i>American Libraries</i> website or subscribe to our RSS feed.<p>ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo writes: “I truly …

Libraries

Don't Confuse GDPR Compliance with Security

Overlooking the differences between compliance and security could be perilous, yet for many businesses the distinction may seem obscure under the new regime of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted May 25, 2018.<p>Certainly, the two disciplines are complementary. If …

Regulation

Ad Industry Warns Of Privacy 'Overregulation'

The ad industry is aiming to enlist the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration to fight against …

Privacy

Social media giants must be excluded from online safety watchdog role

Advisory role for firms such as Facebook would amount to self-regulation<p>4 minutes ago<p>Facebook is huge, with more than 2.2 billion monthly actively …

Social Media

British Airways asks customers to post personal data on Twitter ‘to comply with GDPR’

British Airways asked customers to publicly tweet their full names, passport details, last four digits of their credit cards and their billing address so it could investigate complaints.<p>Bizarrely, the airline insisted the details were needed to “comply with GDPR". This is the EU's new General Data …

British Airways

Google’s Mortal Enemy Does It a $95 Billion Favor

As far as Alphabet Inc.’s Google is concerned, the EU taketh away but it giveth too.<p>The first part of that was made clear this week when Brussels antitrust cops whacked the search giant with a 4.3 billion-euro ($5 billion) fine over its bundling of apps on the Android mobile operating system — a …

Opinion

Privacy failings by WhatsApp, Signal and others highlight the need to take back our privacy

Over the past year, conversations around personal data and privacy have been at the forefront of scandals, breaches, and bugs. Loss of trust and …

Privacy

Are You Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?

California, home of many of the biggest names in technology, passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) on June 28, 2018. The CCPA will go into effect on January 1, 2020, and is expected to affect businesses throughout not only this country but the entire world. The CCPA will impact …

Privacy

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are joining forces to make your data super portable

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is the most ambitious crossover event in history…but Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook might beg to differ.<p>Facebook, …

Portable

5 Social Media Trends CMOs Need To Keep Their Eyes On

CMOs need to possess a wide range of skill sets in order to be effective. Okay, that ends the ridiculously-obvious portion of our show.<p>The fact is it’s no longer enough to be a Madison Avenue creative thinker who doesn’t know the ins and outs of social media, or understand the power of …

Public Relations

British Airways won't let you check in while ad-blocking, insists that passengers post personal info to Twitter "for GDPR compliance"

British Airways was outed by security researcher Mustafa Al-Bassam for telling passengers they couldn't help with delays and other problems unless …

British Airways

British Airways GDPR fail exposes customer data as its worst week continues

<b>BRITISH AIRWAYS</b> has had a mare of a week. After a computer outage and a control tower fire at Heathrow, it's now has been discovered that the flag …

British Airways

DNA Testing Unlocks Secrets But Leaves Footprints

DNA tests are to 2018 what the iPhone was to 2007: a game-changing technology poised to reshape how we see ourselves and live our lives. So-called …

Molecular Biology

GDPR Priorities: Public Companies Must Urgently Handle Data Breaches

In a recent article we discussed the cybersecurity challenges for publicly traded companies with Nardello & Co. One of the issues of concern raised was the potential for insider trading to occur in the context of a cyber breach. In March, a former top executive of Equifax was charged with insider …

Online Privacy

Dutch Supervisory Authority Announces GDPR Investigation

Kristof Van QuathemJurisdiction: European UnionNetherlandsType of Law: Communications, Media & InternetCorporate & Business OrganizationsGlobal

Law

The small country making a big impact on blockchain adoption

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• The small country making a big impact on…<p>Legal Technology<p>Ari Kaplan<p>Ari Kaplan speaks with Ian Gauci, a founding partner with GTG …

Law

Lessons in Transparency from the Great Opt-In Race of 2018

In last-ditch efforts to preserve their European Union prospect databases, marketers sent a dizzying variety of “opt-in” emails in the days leading …

Customers

Four critical issues in the post-GDPR world for PR firms

Successful public relations and marketing activities depend on the ability to build and maintain meaningful and valuable relationships, digitally and …

Personal Data

My Health Record opt-out debate is getting silly but government is at fault

Neither government nor the medical lobbyists have noticed that they've lost the public's trust when it comes to safeguarding data. They need to …

Technology (Australia)

Delivering TV Campaigns at Global Scale

Despite global digital ad spend overtaking TV in 2017, it’s not all doom and gloom. TV is still a thriving advertising channel and is evolving to …

Video on Demand

GDPR can help make IT security a business priority

Cisco Switzerland Technology Blog > Security<p>Security<p>Carolina Marino Sargeant - Monday, 16 April 2018 07:30 CEST<p>It may just be in the human nature to think that the worst is never going to happen to us, whether it is in our personal or professional lives. How many people do we all know that …

Online Privacy

GDPR drives down UK insider threat

Security Editor<p>Follow:<p>Two months after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline, data shows that the insider threat in …

Cybersecurity

Cyber Week in Review: July 20, 2018

This week: Europe fines Google over Android, Facebook wants to rid itself of speech that incites violence, U.S. lawmakers support domain fronting, …

Google Search

The Digital Marketing Maelstrom Is Pushing the Discipline Forward

Many farers in the seas of marketing were taught to think of the customer as their north star. Marketers and marketing analysts know customer wants, …

Marketing

Data you can't see can't make bank. How do you scope it out?

Is data the new oil? Is data the most valuable asset a modern enterprise possesses? Is it the new currency? Most enterprises would answer, “Yes,” to …

Data Protection

The big data market: the skills organizations are hiring | Articles | Big Data

Businesses across every industry are facing unprecedented disruptions; with tech giants such as Netflix, Amazon and Uber transforming how services …

Big Data

Here’s what you can do if your social media post gets taken down

You can appeal when your social media content gets taken down, but you need to know where to look.<p>Some social media-content is easy to evaluate. Cute cat pictures? Great. Helpful how-to videos? Perfect. Unfortunately, parsing posts gets a lot more complicated when the content flowing through the …

Social Media

How to create a secure cyber environment

INDUSTRY INSIGHT<p>Companies across the U.S. have been scrambling for the past months to ensure their operations comply with the new data protection and …

Cybersecurity