The top-5 most-read stories for the week of July 27, 2020

(Jul 31, 2020) We know, there's lots of privacy news and guidance to keep up with every day. So, to help, we offer our top-five most-read stories for the week. Read More

Technology, media and telecommunications services after 'Schrems II'

(Jul 27, 2020) Most companies consider cross-border data transfer restrictions under EU data protection laws a difficult compliance requirement, particularly since July 16,... Read More

Data breach affects University of York staff, students

(Jul 23, 2020) The University of York said a cyberattack experienced by a third-party cloud computing provider caused a data breach that exposed the personal information of... Read More

Open data infrastructure Gaia-X launches

(Jun 25, 2020) The open data infrastructure Gaia-X launched this month, Data Economy reports. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said it meets the need “for a secure an... Read More

Verizon releases 2020 'Data Breach Investigation Report'

(May 20, 2020) Verizon released its "Data Breach Investigation Report for 2020," ZDNet reports. The telecommunications company analyzed 157,525 incidents and found 3,950 we... Read More

Microsoft partners with Poland on $1B cloud project

(May 7, 2020) Microsoft signed on for a $1 billion cloud project in Poland that includes opening up a data center to facilitate cloud services for businesses and governmen... Read More

How to comply with data localization laws during COVID-19

(May 6, 2020) As health care organizations look to conduct important clinical trials in regions such as the Asia-Pacific for a wide variety of ailments, including COVID-19... Read More

Sens. seek information on government's inability to process FOIA requests

(May 5, 2020) U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, sent a letter to the Department of Justice's O... Read More

Research: Websites leaking user emails to third parties

(May 1, 2020) Millions of user emails are being leaked from popular websites, including Quibi, the Washington Post and JetBlue, to third-party advertising and analytics co... Read More

Guidance for privacy pros conducting a cloud migration PIA

(Apr 1, 2020) As more and more companies put their data in the cloud, Dataguise Senior Vice President of Enterprise Privacy Solutions Sagi Leizerov, CIPP/US, writes one of... Read More