Global Data Breach Guide

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The World Law Group Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications, 2016 provides the essential information every organization needs to know when facing a data breach in one or more countries. Produced by the WLG's Privacy & Data Protection Group, this guide provides summaries of relevant law, data breach reporting requirements, contact information for relevant data protection authorities and more, currently for 60 countries worldwide.

Plus, on this website you will find reports on new data breach developments, in-depth articles and analyses from the World Law Group's member firms around the world, as well as alerts about and links to top events globally for professionals involved in privacy and data protection. Bookmark www.globaldatabreachguide.com now and visit often to keep up to date with this fast-changing and ever-evolving field.


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Legal Update
Date Posted: April 2, 2020

BSI sees increased threat level for companies - How companies can protect themselves during the crisis

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 1, 2020

The use of automated decision-making systems based on artificial intelligence (“AI”) has revolutionized many businesses. AI is now frequent in everything from self-driving cars to the development of new drugs and vaccines.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 1, 2020

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority has notified The Norwegian Public Roads Administration of NOK 4 million in administrative fine. The case concerns the failure to delete personal data collected in toll roads.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 1, 2020

Companies and people react very differently to the Corona-situation. Some companies face drastic loss in turn-over, others flourish. Digital co-operation have rocketed.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 1, 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. Throughout history, crises have motivated for innovation. They have challenged mankind to rethink our approach and how to solve problems we are faced with.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 1, 2020

Opinions of the European supervisory authorities: Data protection and COVID-19

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 31, 2020

Cyber and hacking criminals do not care and are already taking advantage of the current situation. Organisations and their employees, as well as individuals, all need to be extra vigilant and exercise caution.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 30, 2020

The unprecedented events surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 have also created concerns regarding the security of computer systems. The heightened fears surrounding the pandemic, along with the surge of individuals working from home, have created significant security challenges.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 30, 2020

Privacy and Cybersecurity Work from Home Considerations in the Context of Coronavirus

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 22, 2020

In the midst of widespread societal efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, companies across industry sectors are moving employees from office environments to work from home setups to promote social distancing.