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Wannacry And Petya Attacks: Consequences, Trends And Tackling Ransomware Threats
Infecting one computer can be enough to spread the virus across global networks at lightning speed.
24 Jul 2017
EU-US Privacy Shield Operational From 1 August 2016: End Of Legal Uncertainty?
The European Commission issued an adequacy decision about the EU-US Privacy Shield framework (Privacy Shield) on 12 July 2016. The Privacy Shield agreement replaces the Safe Harbor framework invalidated in October 2015.
European Union
20 Jul 2016
New Dutch Cyber Security Bill Requires Vital Sector Operators To Disclose ICT Incidents
After three years of preparation and two public consultation rounds, the first ever cyber security bill was submitted to the Dutch parliament in January 2016.
22 Feb 2016
New Framework For Transatlantic Data Transfers Promised: EU-US Privacy Shield
Almost four months after the EU Court of Justice declared the European Commission's Safe Harbor decision invalid, Commissioner Jourová announced its successor on 2 February 2016.
12 Feb 2016
Safe Harbor Agreement Is Dead. What Now?
On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled on the case Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner.
European Union
26 Oct 2015
EU Regulators Express Their Take On Safe Harbor Ruling
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) issued on 16 October 2015 what it called a "robust, collective and common position" on the consequences of the recent decision of the European Court of Justice that declared Safe Harbor mechanism for transfers of personal data to the US invalid.
European Union
23 Oct 2015
ECJ Advocate General Suggests Striking Down Safe Harbor – Questions & Answers
The Safe Harbor arrangement for the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US will not hold long in its current form.
European Union
14 Oct 2015
Mandatory Data Breach Notification And Increased Sanctions Imminent
On 26 May 2015, the Dutch First Chamber passed a bill introducing new mandatory notification of security breaches of personal data for all data controllers in the Netherlands.
12 Jun 2015
Survey Of Cookie Laws In Europe Updated
De Brauw and other law firms across Europe have contributed to an updated survey by Bristows that outlines how the European cookie laws have been implemented in each member state.
European Union
12 Jun 2015
Court Suspends Dutch Telecom Data Retention Act
Dutch telecom and internet providers are no longer required to retain the telephone and internet traffic data of their customers.
20 Apr 2015
New Disclosure Obligations Of Private Data For Family Companies
In summer 2016 new legislation will go into effect that may affect the privacy of shareholders of family businesses.
22 Mar 2015
Kids’ App Removed From App Stores After Investigation By Dutch Data Protection Authority
The Dutch Data Protection Authority has investigated the ‘Okki Gekke-bekken-club’ app for children and concluded that several features of the app violated the Dutch Data Protection Act.
23 Oct 2014
By Notifying Content Removal, Google Makes Remedy Worse Than Disease
Opening up information via search engines creates a need for new a debate on end dates.
19 Sep 2014
European Court Of Justice Already Implements "Right To Be Forgotten"
Individuals have right to request Google to delete links to webpages with their personal data from Google search results.
European Union
9 Jun 2014
CBP’s First Cookie Law Investigation: YD Violates Privacy Rules And Telecommunication Rules
The online advertising agency YD Display Advertising Benelux violates Dutch privacy rules by using personal data of internet users without their consent.
23 May 2014
Guidance On Personal Data Security Breaches: When Obliged To Notify And When Exempt
The Article 29 Working Party has provided guidance on whether or not companies are required to notify data subjects in the event of a personal data breach.
19 May 2014
European Court Of Justice Declares The Telecom Data Retention Directive Invalid
The Court of Justice of the European Union issued a landmark decision on 8 April 2014.
European Union
17 Apr 2014
In A Landmark Decision The European Court Of Justice Declares The Telecom Data Retention Directive Invalid
The ECJ issued a landmark decision on 8 April 2014 invalidating the retention of telecommunication traffic and location data by telecom service providers.
European Union
15 Apr 2014
New European Privacy Regulation Unlikely To Be Adopted In 2014
The European Commission proposed reforming the EU data protection framework two years ago.
European Union
17 Mar 2014
New Act Improves Retrieval Of Extracts From Municipal Personal Records Database
The Municipal Database (Personal Records) Act was recently replaced by the Persons Database Act.
18 Feb 2014
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