Critical Actions to Finalize Your GDPR Compliance Program

Starting May 25, 2018, enforcement begins for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its heightened principles and requirements regarding data privacy, data processing, and data security. The newly revised regulation applies to organizations doing business in the European Union or processing personal data originating in the EU – including data originating from […]

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Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at the end of May 2018, under a new proposal that seeks to bring the system in line with new European privacy laws. The result, some experts warn, will likely mean more spams and scams landing in your inbox.

Link: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/03/who-is-afraid-of-more-spams-and-scams/

New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

Companies around the globe are scrambling to comply with new European privacy regulations that take effect a little more than three months from now. But many security experts are worried that the changes being ushered in by the rush to adhere to the law may make it more difficult to track down cybercriminals and less likely that organizations will be willing to share data about new online threats.
On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. The law, enacted by the European Parliament, requires technology companies to get affirmative consent for any information they collect on people within the European Union. Organizations that violate the GDPR could face fines of up to four percent of global annual revenues.

Link: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/new-eu-privacy-law-may-weaken-security/