The Problem with International Use of Personal Data By Alan Kessler, CEO Let’s suppose the United States is in the process of chasing down a tax-dodging expatriate and wants access to financial records from a Finnish company the expat has done business with. The U.S. would simply ask the company to fork over the data and all would be copacetic, right?Wrong. With more than 99 countries […] Read more >>
Last Thursday and in partnership with FieldFisher, Vormetric released a press release and White Paper outlining the latest legal obligations for encryption of personal data in the Europe, United States, Asia and Australia. As cyber threats, security breaches and data loss become more and more commonplace, lawmakers and regulators are under pressure to put strong data security […] Read more >>
Last week, we jointly published a white paper with our friends at Vormetric on the legal obligations to encrypt data that exist in various key global economies, including the European Union, United States and Asia-Pac region. Our report was well-timed: very shortly before it went live, the UK’s data protection authority (the Information Commissioner’s Office or ” ICO“) published its […] Read more >>
The existing EU data protection regime is built around the Data Protection Directive 1995 (the 1995 Directive) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002 (ePrivacy Directive). With a new EU Data Protection law said to be on-track for next year, organizations need to start thinking now about how they will manage and conform to the expected […] Read more >>
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