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Happy Birthday GDPR!

Believe it or not, the baby turns 3 today! And like with every three-year-old, there is a lot to watch out for. Granted, when GDPR was born it was after a 2-year gestation (transition) period. What followed were many sleepless nights with the new baby when it was born on ...

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Data Localisation – The Magic Bullet?

In the wake of the Schrems II decision[1], and even more in the light of Friday’s Facebook ruling[2], the question on everyone’s mind is how to truly protect personal data from the prying eyes of national security agencies around the world. Despite detailed guidelines[3] issued in November 2020, in the ...

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POPIA – July 1st Deadline Approaches For New South African Data Protection Act

Data protection acts are regularly coming into force around the world and on July 1st 2021 it is the turn of South Africa, as the POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will be enforced from that date.  I caught up with David Luyt, Privacy Counsel at Michalsons in Cape Town ...

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Schrems II – A few Things to Keep in Mind!

A couple of days ago, I have been asked whether, notably thanks to the GDPR[1] and the CCPA[2], we were seeing as professionals, a standardization in negotiations governing privacy terms. Alas, we have possibly never been so much away of such harmonization. 128 out of 194 countries have put in ...

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McAfee Welcomes its ISO 27701 Certificate!

This post was also written by Darragh McMahon At McAfee, we adhere to a set of core values and principles – We Put the Customer at The Core, We Achieve Excellence with Speed and Agility, We Play to Win or We Don’t Play, We Practice Inclusive Candor and Transparency. And ...

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The Schrems II Decision: The Day After

This blog is for information purposes only and it does not constitute legal advice or advice on how to achieve operational privacy and security or compliance with laws or regulations. The European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) yesterday invalidated the Privacy Shield, an agreement between the European data regulators and the ...

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The GDPR, Year II

With children, reaching the age of two is usually the change from a beautiful newborn to a moving creature that has reached the terrible twos. It may be that the same is happening to the General Data Protection Regulation as it approaches the mark of its second year of enforcement: ...

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How to Secure Your Data Everywhere? It’s Easy With Unified Cloud Edge

The need to protect sensitive data has two main drivers, privacy legislation and protection of intellectual property against external breaches and insider threat. 58% of the countries worldwide now have legislation in place; these will become more onerous over time.  Breaches and insider theft of data is a frequently reported ...

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Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a view from the EU Rear Window, Part II

In Part I of this blog, we discussed the debate around AI: what it is, whether it exists, and to what extent it plays a role in our daily lives. In Part II, we turn our focus to the future, and how AI must be developed deliberately and thoughtfully to ...

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Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a view from the EU Rear Window, Part I

Much has been said about the power of AI and how tomorrow’s CISO won’t be able to provide efficient cybersecurity without it. The hype surrounding AI is based on both the quickening pace of natural language capability development and the current deficiency of capable and competent cybersecurity professionals. A quick ...

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