Data breach cost in Middle East higher than global average

(Aug 5, 2020) An IBM Security report found the average cost of $6.52 million per data breach in the Middle East is higher than the $3.86 million global average, TechRadar ... Read More

Australia reviews TikTok over data privacy concerns

(Jul 21, 2020) Australia is reviewing TikTok’s potential risks to users around data privacy issues and foreign interference, Reuters reports. If there is a need for further... Read More

Roundup: Australia, Belgium, EU, Italy, US and more

(Jul 20, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the IAPP provided full coverage and analysis of the Court of Justice of the European Union's "Schrems II" ruling. ... Read More

Global News Roundup: July 13–20, 2020

(Jul 19, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the IAPP provided full coverage and analysis of the Court of Justice of the European Union's "Schrems II" ruling. ... Read More

European Commission adopts decision to facilitate contact-tracing app interoperability

(Jul 16, 2020) The European Commission adopted an Implementing Decision to help facilitate the interoperability of contact-tracing apps. The decision supports the design of... Read More

Israel introduces new contact-tracing bill

(Jun 30, 2020) Throughout the COVID-19 global outbreak, Israel has taken a unique approach for fighting the pandemic. While other countries have developed and implemented n... Read More

Israel unveils new contact-tracing bill

(Jun 30, 2020) While other countries have developed and implemented new technologies for contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel preferred using a covert techn... Read More

Global News Roundup: June 22–29, 2020

(Jun 29, 2020) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, learn how the California Privacy Rights Act qualified for the November ballot, as well as its chan... Read More

FNC approves draft consumer protection law

(Jun 25, 2020) United Arab Emirates Federal National Council Speaker Saqr Ghobash approved a draft federal law on consumer protection. The proposal includes protecting cons... Read More

The latest COVID-19 contact-tracing updates from EU, US and more

(Jun 17, 2020) Countries around the world continue to grapple with COVID-19 contact-tracing apps and their privacy applications. Here are the latest developments regarding ... Read More