Almost 60,000 Data Breaches since May 2018

Almost 60,000 Data Breaches Reported since GDPR Implementation in May 2018 In the Netherlands 15,400 data breaches have been reported up to 29 January 2019; in  Germany – 12,600; in the UK 10,600; and in Spain 670(!). To date, 91 reported fines have been imposed under the new GDPR regime. The highest GDPR fine imposed to date is €50 million, by … More Almost 60,000 Data Breaches since May 2018

Data breach – the obligation to inform the authorities

If the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is applicable to you, as of 25 May 2018 you will be obliged to inform the relevant authorities within 72 hours as of becoming aware of a data breach that you committed or your data processors on your behalf, unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result … More Data breach – the obligation to inform the authorities

The use of Data Breach and other Data Protection Policies

Background It could happen to anyone a leak, a hack or a loss in their personal data storage system which imposes a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons. But how to react to a breach? Although probably everybody advocates transparency in data processing, the majority of reactions to such a breach is to … More The use of Data Breach and other Data Protection Policies