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Handbooks & Guides 2016 Global Data Breach Guide
2016 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: May 1, 2022

The EDPB guidelines provide practical advice and recommendations for developers and users on assessing and avoiding social media interfaces that may be considered manipulative and thereby infringe GDPR-requirements.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 1, 2022

In June 2019, the EU adopted Directive 2019/1024 on open data and the re-use of information from the public sector.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 31, 2022

Schjødt presents an overview of recent data privacy developments.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 31, 2022

On May 20, 2019, the EU adopted Directive 2019/770 concerning contracts to supply digital content and services.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 30, 2022

Chat tools and apps offer convenient and informal ways to network, communicate, share ideas, and connect with colleagues, clients, and service providers. However, leaving employees to their own devices without sufficient consideration and regulation may pose more significant problems for employers than they may realize.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 24, 2022

John Sullivan of Greenberg Traurig explores how brand owners active on social media can guard against incoming attacks—and respond swiftly if an issue arises.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 23, 2022

The legal landscape for the technology sector is evolving, with heightened protection being offered to end-users and an increasing number of potential issues for organizations to grapple with.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 2, 2022

In light of the rapidly evolving situation in Ukraine, organizations – especially owners and operators of critical infrastructure assets – should be on alert for potential cyber-attacks, mainly through the use of malware and ransomware.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 28, 2022

The EDPB recently published a study on privacy in China, India, and Russia. The study results reveal challenges for those who wish to transfer personal data to these countries.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 27, 2022

Steps organizations can take to protect themselves from cyberattacks that have begun to spread beyond the Russian-Ukrainian battlefield. Learn to recognize risks, assess likely cyber threats and vulnerabilities, build resilience, and take preventive actions.