Displaying items by tag: GDPR

Data security and analytics company Varonis introduces new features to help companies close critical security and compliance gaps in Salesforce.

Published in Security

Search behemoth Google has put off until May changes to the privacy settings in Google Workspace, having earlier indicated that it would take effect on 30 March (29 March in the US), the American website Ars Technica reports.

Published in Strategy

Meta states in an SEC filing it is considering leaving Europe if it can no longer exchange data from European users with the United States, following the Schrems II decision. This story is evolving, and since publication a response from Meta has been received which confirms the company is concerned it will be unable to share data between the EU and US, but denies its concern is over targeted advertising.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 10:46

Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day

GUEST OPINION: Data Protection Day, impending in Europe, serves as a global reminder of one of the most important responsibilities for any organisation: keeping sensitive data secure.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION: Key senior technology management from Extreme Networks, a cloud-driven networking vendor, today issued their 11 key predictions for 2022 providing advice to enterprises on trends in the year ahead for Zero Trust, blockchain, Wi-Fi, AIOps, cloud and 5G adoption.

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Cohesity's new security and governance services aim to help protect agains ransomware threats.

Published in Data

GUEST OPINION by Derek Cowan, Director of System Engineering APAC at Cohesity:  With an unprecedented level of employees now home-working, and return to offices delayed until 2022 for many, corporate IT must navigate the digital roadblocks created by a highly dispersed team.

Published in Guest Opinion

Customers in the UK and Australia can deploy the MOVEit Transfer in Microsoft Azure either as-a-Service or in an Azure instance. The software is for customers who need data security compliance, lower latency, or for those who want to maintain data physically within their countries.

Published in Cloud

Guest Opinion: Six years ago, GDPR made its appearance on the international data protection scene. Since then, the global and local regulatory landscapes around data protection and cybersecurity have greatly expanded.

Published in Business IT

Global cloud provider OVHcloud and consulting firm Capgemini have agreed on a partnership to address the cloud transformation needs of both public and private organisations.

Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 11:50

US firm Datasite launches data hosting in Australia

Minneapolis-headquartered Datasite, a software-as-a-service provider for global mergers and acquisitions professionals, has launched data hosting in Australia to help local companies get deals done quickly and to help them comply with the Australian Privacy Principles.

Published in Data
Thursday, 17 December 2020 16:53

Make 2021 the Year of Data-Centric Security

GUEST OPINION by Tim Roughton, regional sales manager at Varonis: In 2020, many organisations struggled to secure their networks against the expanded threat surface created by the sudden transition to remote work. Businesses sped up plans to move to the cloud and relied on new collaboration approaches and adoption of tools to keep business moving. Companies focused on ensuring business continuity and remote access — all too often at the expense of security.

Published in Guest Opinion

The Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has said that the use of Office 365 and Windows 10 was illegal under local data protection laws.

Published in Security

The hotel group Marriott International has been told by the UK Information Commissioner's Office that it will be fined a little over £99 million (A$178 million) over a data breach that occurred in December last year.

Published in Security

British Airways faces a fine of £183.39 million (A$329.1 million) for infringements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation which occurred during a data breach in September 2018, the UK Information Commissioner's Office says.

Published in Security

A year on from becoming the guiding standard for data handling in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation is slowly gaining wider acceptance, with many countries outside the EU adopting similar regulations, according to Dr Gero Decker, co-founder and chief executive of business transformation solutions provider, Signavio.

Published in Technology Regulation

Leaked internal Facebook documents show that the company was targeting politicians in a number of countries, promising them investments and incentives in exchange for pushing against privacy laws on the social media giant's behalf.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 22 February 2019 09:55

Data breach law: one year and not much to show

One year since the Australian Government put in place a data breach notification law, the only visible change is that the workload of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has increased - it has to issue quarterly breach list, But nobody is any the wiser as to how the man in the street is affected by the various breaches that are reported periodically.

Published in Open Sauce

Google has been hit with a €50 million (US$56.8 million) fine by the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) for violations of the GDPR following complaints by the organisations None Of Your Business and La Quadrature du Net, the latter representing 10,000 people.

Published in Technology Regulation
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