2020 News in Review

Week Ending December 28  ICO Warns SolarWinds Victims to Report Breaches  The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning to organizations compromised by the SolarWinds breach. The breach, which was carried out by Russian hackers, affected more than 18000 organizations worldwide. ICO requires UK data controllers subject to NIS regulations to report…
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ADCG Launches Data Privacy Law Comparison Tool

In 2018, the European Union launched its landmark data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What followed can only be described as a wave of data privacy laws that swept the globe. Legislators from California to Brazil, to New Zealand have passed some form of data privacy law with the potential to impact…
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Japan APPI

Japan’s New Data Privacy Amendments: Key Takeaways

Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) has been effective since 2005. But Japan recently approved amendments that are expected to bring APPI in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in terms of granting rights to consumers, increasing penalties for noncompliance and limiting transfers of personal data. While these amendments…
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