Privacy


By Peter Kelley OneTrust, a fast-growing data privacy, compliance and governance enterprise platform backed by leading VCs, has acquired Shared Assessments, the global membership organization dedicated to developing the best practices, education, and tools to drive third-party risk assurance.  Recent global events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and Solar Winds […]

OneTrust Acquires Shared Assessments, Third-Party Risk Management Leaders



February 2021 – Under UK law, the police are not permitted to use evidence obtained through the interception of communications but a recent Appeals Court ruling allows them to use evidence obtained by systematically hacking the supply chain of secure communications software and hardware vendors. Julian Dean, founder of the […]

Court decision legitimizes cyber attacks by the police and security ...



By Muhammad Tariq Ahmed Khan, Head of Cybersecurity Audit, Internal Audit Division, Arab National Bank There has been a misconception about privacy that confuses many people. People tend to share seemingly related or unrelated personal information online, such as birthdays, address, contact details, marriage, and holiday plans on social media. […]

Data Privacy, Good Governance, and Controls





By: Graham Joseph Penrose Guest Contributor   Facebook was ordered on the 16th February 2018, in an 84 page judgment by a Belgian court, to stop collecting certain data on users or face daily fines of €250,000, with an upper cumulative limit of €100 million. In summary Facebook must stop placing cookies on users’ computers unless: It has informed […]

Belgium Privacy Watchdog Takes 100 Million Exceptions to Facebook’s Illegal ...