EU Data Protection News, Articles and Updates

UK businesses confused over GDPR and Brexit

The Deputy Information Commissioner, Steve Wood says that UK businesses are caught in a confusing place, between looming EU regulation and Brexit

Organisations not confident about complying with EU regulation

Seven out of 10 IT decision makers say that data protection is a priority for their organisation, but only 26 percent say they are confident about complying with current EU legislation.

EU business leaders must act now before new security law takes effect

Jason Hart explains why EU businesses need to evaluate their security practices now before the new law takes effect.

European Parliament approves GDPR

After four years of work the much vaunted GDPR has been approved by the European Parliament, aiming to usher in a new age of data protection for European citizens and the companies that serve them.

90% of UK CIOs fear GDPR

A new survey by Egress Software has shown UK CIOs to be wary of incoming EU data protection laws

President Obama signs Judicial Redress Act into law

President Obama Wednesday signed the Judicial Redress Act into law, a key step to enacting Safe Harbour 2 by allowing EU citizens to use US courts to challenge abuse of their data.

New regulations means 'hefty' financial burden

Although yet to be ratified, the GDPR is another earth-shaking shift in EU data protection. SC decided to hear what the industry thought of that...

Breaking news: EU agrees 4% fines for breaching data protection regulations

The EU last night agreed new rules on data protection which mean organisations can be fined up to four percent of global turnover for breaching the new laws.

An inconvenient truth: New customer data regulations coming

Jeremy King discusses the EU Data Protection Directive and Directive on Payment Services (PSD) and the impact this will have on organisations and their data security policies.