Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission shifts more accountability to business

First published by Shawn Lim–24 May 2019 07:56am, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has introduced three new initiatives which aim to promote innovation through trust by holding businesses accountable for the way they collect consumers’ personal data. Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the European Union’s data protection initiative GDPR, the PDPC, which…

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Data Protection and Privacy Officer Priorities 2019

Published by CPO Magazine. In response to the changing data privacy landscape created by the enactment of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year, CPO Magazine has released a comprehensive report outlining the challenges and priorities of data protection and privacy officers around the world in 2019. The report is based on a…

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Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

Article authored by Robert Merrick and Suzanne Ryan As personal information has become a monetizable asset, risk, compliance and data experts have increasingly been forced to address the regulatory and operational ramifications of the rapid, mass availability of personal customer and employee data circulated both inside and outside of organizations. Particularly in Canada and the…

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Is your organization taking a holistic approach to data protection?

Mark Jow shares some points that organizations should consider when analysing whether data protection processes and strategies are sufficient to meet the differing requirements of disaster recovery and data security. In today’s digital economy, simply capturing and storing data is no longer enough. In order to succeed, organizations need to re-think how they analyse and…


Pregnancy and parenting club Bounty has been fined £400,000 for shady data sharing practices

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined commercial pregnancy and parenting club Bounty some £400,000 for illegally sharing personal details of more than 14 million people. The organisation, which dishes out advice to expectant and inexperienced parents, has faced criticism over the tactics it uses to sign up new members and was the subject of a…