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: February 27, 2019

Digital Rights management ("DRM") refers to the methods used by content owners to protect their digital content.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 27, 2019

Cloud computing and offshoring of data is no longer a taboo among banks.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 27, 2019

The implementation of cybercrime legislation is a pressing issue given that South Africa has one of the highest numbers of cybercrime victims in the world.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 27, 2019

The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things has spawned a recent fear that the devices are listening to the conversa ons of their users.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

In these two complaints, the associations claimed that Google did not have a valid legal basis to process the personal data of the users of its services, in particular as regard ad personalization.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 12, 2019

During the investigation it carried out in 2017 with several phone and internet operators, the DGCCRF observed many breaches of the rules governing consumer information.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 6, 2019

It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 16, 2019

On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Baker signed “An Act relative to consumer protection from security breaches", which added new requirements and obligations for companies that experience a data breach.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 30, 2018

The blockchain constitutes a “method for recording continuously generated data, in the form of blocks that are linked to each other in chronological order of validation, each block and its sequence being protected against changes

Handbooks & Guides
Date Posted: August 1, 2016

Download the full Global Data Breach Guide published in August of 2016.