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Roundup: Cayman Islands, Thailand, US and more

The Cayman Islands discusses the Data Protection Law that will go into effect January 2019. India's Parliamentary Standing Committee opens a period of public comment on data security and privacy. Thailand rushes to enact the country's first data protection legislation. In the U.S., Federal Trade Com...
Jourová plans push for data access agreement with US
EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said she will advocate for a new data access agreement when she meets with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reports. Jourová is seeking an agreement to allow U.S. and EU law enforcement agencies to demand user data from tech companies. Following ...
New tool to aid in 'right to be forgotten'
Retrospect has announced an enhanced tool, Retrospect 15.1, designed to help firms comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation's “right to be forgotten” provision, MediaPost reports. The tool utilizes a rule-based filtering mechanism to remove specific data from backups, allowing firms to ...
Web con: 'Consent and the GDPR'
In preparation for the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation, many organizations have implemented consent management tools to help ensure compliance. Join the IAPP for this live web conference May 31 to hear from fellow privacy professionals on how to tackle this issue, gain a better unders...
Webinar: Using APIA for GDPR compliance
With the EU General Data Protection Regulation set to go into effect next week, AvePoint is presenting a webinar May 31 to help users who have downloaded its APIA app to "learn best practices for leveraging it and other solutions" to help with GDPR compliance. Users of Office 365, SharePoint or "an ...