Roundup: EU, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, US and more

(Sep 20, 2021) This week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup looks at highlights from the published California Consumer Privacy Act enforcement examples. The IAPP ... Read More

Global News Roundup: Sept. 14-20, 2021

(Sep 20, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, a look at highlights from the published California Consumer Privacy Act enforcement examples. The ... Read More

Saudi Arabia approves Personal Data Protection Law

(Sep 16, 2021) According to IndiaTV News, the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia approved the Personal Data Protection Law, which will take effect March 13, 2022. In a st... Read More

Hackers leak usernames, passwords of 500,000 Fortinet VPN users

(Sep 10, 2021) Gizmodo reports a hacker group allegedly collected and leaked approximately 500,000 usernames and passwords of cybersecurity firm Fortinet VPN users on a dar... Read More

Mapping comprehensive privacy laws across the globe

(Sep 8, 2021) Comprehensive data protection laws exist around the world. While each law is different, there are many common threads as far as rights, obligations and enfor... Read More

A snapshot of evolving privacy regulation in the Middle East

(Sep 8, 2021) As Middle Eastern countries ramp up their regulatory oversight and rigor over data protection, companies in the region are seeking guidance on how to evaluat... Read More

Israel DPA says collecting employee location is a privacy violation

(Sep 1, 2021) Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority issued an opinion on employers collecting and monitoring employee location data, saying it violates employee privacy. I... Read More

EU warns UK could lose adequacy by drifting away from GDPR

(Aug 27, 2021) The European Union could revoke the U.K.'s adequacy standing should it stray away from the EU General Data Protection Regulation as it attempts to rework its... Read More

Amid evolving privacy regulation in the Middle East, stalling on compliance is not an option

(Aug 24, 2021) In the Middle East and North Africa regions, the business world is just beginning to encounter the regulatory and operational pressures that European and U.S... Read More

Social media platforms secure Afghans' privacy

(Aug 20, 2021) The Jerusalem Post reports Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn moved to increase the privacy of accounts belonging to citizens of Afghanistan to combat potential ... Read More