Israeli cyber firm negotiating with Jordanian government on surveillance tech

(Apr 22, 2021) Axios reports Israeli cyber intelligence firm NSO has been negotiating with the Jordanian government since late 2020 on a deal to sell surveillance technolog... Read More

'Black Shadow' hackers reemerge with second Israeli breach

(Mar 15, 2021) Haaretz reports cybercriminals launched a ransomware attack against Israeli financing firm KLS Capital that potentially involved thousands of files, includin... Read More

Global News Roundup: Feb. 23–March 1, 2021

(Mar 1, 2021) In this week's global legislative roundup, IAPP Legal Research Fellow Cathy Cosgrove looked at the scope of the potential California Privacy Rights Act regul... Read More

Global News Roundup: Feb. 8–16, 2021

(Feb 16, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, the Council of the European Union made progress on a new ePrivacy Regulation. There are new develo... Read More

UAE to trial facial recognition, Greece implements for border management

(Feb 16, 2021) Facial recognition technology has been approved in the United Arab Emirates and will be trialed for identification purposes, replacing traditional met... Read More

Israel’s regulatory journey in privacy

(Feb 3, 2021) The Israeli privacy landscape is going through a transition, writes Or-Hof Technology & IP Law’s Dan Or-Hof, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP. Or-Hof explores ... Read More

Regulatory activism — The unique Israeli journey

(Feb 3, 2021) Amid uncertainty around modernizing the timeworn Protection of Privacy Law, the Israeli privacy regulator has emerged as a dominant driving force. In a serie... Read More

Big data and the pursuit of herd immunity: Israel’s COVID-19 data-sharing agreement

(Jan 29, 2021) Israel is in the midst of a nationwide effort to achieve herd immunity to COVID-19 through an extensive vaccination campaign. In less than a month, Israel ha... Read More

Inside Israel’s COVID-19 data-sharing agreement

(Jan 29, 2021) Israel is in the midst of a nationwide effort to achieve herd immunity to COVID-19 through an extensive vaccination campaign. These efforts rely on an agreem... Read More

Privacy Protection Authority finds political parties, tech company violated privacy law

(Jan 29, 2021) Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority ruled Elector Software and the Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu parties violated the Privacy Protection Law during an electio... Read More