Special Reports

In-depth research and reports covering the data protection, privacy, security and financial crime sectors.

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A Report on the Colorado Privacy Act

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A Report on the Colorado Privacy Act

2021-09-03T15:22:00+01:00By

The Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) was signed into law on 8 July 2021. The CPA is the third comprehensive state privacy law in the U.S., following the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CPDA).

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The GDPR: A Report on the First Three Years of Enforcement

2021-07-26T15:27:00+01:00By

This report will consider some of the high-profile and noteworthy decisions taken by DPAs and courts over the GDPR’s first three years of enforcement, and consider how some key provisions of the regulation have developed. The report will also look ahead to how the EU’s data protection landscape might evolve in the coming years.

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Charting the UK Data Protection Profession: June 2021 Report

2021-07-08T15:03:00+01:00By

Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre are delighted to bring you the fourth Index survey report from the ground-breaking UK Data Protection Index.

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The European Commission’s Proposed AI Regulation

2021-05-26T08:25:00+01:00By

In December 2018, the European Commission issued a warning to EU institutions: “the EU risks losing out on the opportunities offered by AI, facing a brain-drain and being a consumer of solutions developed elsewhere.”

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Privacy & Security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

2021-05-19T08:19:00+01:00By

The privacy and security laws of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have developed significantly over the past two decades, as governments increasingly recognise the importance of adequate data protection in attracting trade and investment.

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Charting the UK Data Protection Profession: March 2021 Report

2021-03-29T07:24:00+01:00By

Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre are delighted to bring you the third Index survey report from the ground-breaking UK Data Protection Index.

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Not enough needles and too much hay: the problem with Suspicious Activity Reports

2021-02-02T09:31:00+00:00By

The FinCEN Files shed a light on a creaking system under which millions of reports of suspicious activity are filed to over-stretched authorities every year. FinCrime Report examines how to make it easier for government agencies to find the useful “needles” in the “haystack” of SAR reports.

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Nine cybersecurity trends to watch out for in 2021

2020-12-17T17:36:00+00:00By

PrivSec Report identifies nine major themes we expect to be talking points in the new year in the world of cybersecurity

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The data protection and privacy trends to watch out for in 2021

2020-12-17T10:11:00+00:00By Catherine Wycherley

PrivSec Report looks forward to the new year and what it could mean for the privacy and data protection worlds.

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Charting the UK Data Protection Profession: December 2020 Report

2020-12-04T17:28:00+00:00By

Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre are delighted to bring you the second Index survey report from the ground-breaking UK Data Protection Index.