On April 21, the Prime Minister of Australia announced the Australian Cyber Security Strategy for the next four years.
Clyde & Co
The protection of data, whether it be personal information or trade secrets, and the vulnerability of that data to misuse for commercial gain are issues that Governments all around the world grapple with.
On March 22, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China published drafts of the Business Services Specification for Mobile Commodity E-commerce and Business Services Specification for Cross-border Commodity E-commerce.
On December 27, 2015, China's legislature adopted a new anti-terrorism law with several data privacy and cybersecurity provisions.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
New anti-terrorism legislation became effective on 1 January 2016, underlining China's focus on information and network security and potentially having a significant impact on technology companies...
On April 25, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a media statement revealing that an insurance agent was convicted of two offenses under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
On April 15, PCPD announced that it had joined the Global Privacy Enforcement Network to conduct a privacy sweep from April 11, examining data privacy issues relating to Internet of Things devices.
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Privacy Commissioner has issued a revised Code of Practice on Human Resource Management (the "Code") and a revised Privacy Guidelines for Monitoring and Personal Data Privacy...
PCPD Investigates Data Leakage Incident
PCPD Investigates Security Vulnerability Of Town Website
On January 26, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") reported that it received a record number of complaints in 2015.
Section 43A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 addresses the penalties for non-compliance by a recipient of Protected Data under the I.T. Rules.
Singh & Associates
There is an increase in technology and e-commerce related problems with the advent in technology in the recent past.
With the increase in usage of technology in businesses, the ease of doing business has undoubtedly gone up, but this also presents certain concerns including the protection of personal information and data.
‘Cloud Computing' refers to internet based computing that allows access to a pool or network of computing resources that are owned and maintained by a third party via the internet.
On March 8, the Cabinet submitted a bill to the Diet to amend the law protecting personal information held by administrative institutions.
Japanese Government Issues Cybersecurity Guidelines
Japan Amends Personal Information Protection Act And Reorganizes Specific Personal Information Protection Commission
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
At the end of February, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan enacted Decree No. 117, providing that the types of personal data to be stored in the state's electronic database are: ..
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Data users may make an application for the renewal of the certificate of registration no later than 90 days before the date of expiry of the certificate of registration.