Following Schrems and Brexit, international data-sharing and the concept of adequacy has dominated much of the global news on data protection. But is adequacy itself a flawed concept? Marty Abrams explains why he thinks we need a better alternative
High-profile US app Clubhouse has pledged to review its data protection procedures after academics warned it contained security flaws that left users’ data at risk of being accessed by the Chinese authorities.
Data protection professionals are calling out for more investment for internal resources, software systems and staff training, but only a quarter expect their budget to increase in the next 12 months, according to the findings of the first UK Data Protection Index.
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, it will replace the Data Protection Directive (DPD) – becoming enforceable by May 25, 2018. The following is a detailed explanation of the differences between the DPD and the GDPR.