Author: Julia De Sousa

Data Privacy Professionals & Digital Transformation

The region of the Grand Est has deployed its resources to put into place measures destined to help small and medium sized companies with their digital transformation. The objective is to compile a catalogue composed of enterprises that have been approved by the Grand Est to accompany them as they start on the path to digital…
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Social Media reacts to the events in Washington

Throughout his presidency Donald Trump has used social media as a means of communicating with Americans and indeed the rest of the world. Sometimes the content of these posts/tweets have been criticised by journalists and laypeople alike for being misleading and spreading what has come to be termed misinformation. However, most social media platforms have…
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The worst cyber attack the US Government had to face ?

On Saturday 19th December the Guardian Newspaper published an article about what it termed ‘The worst ever US government cyber-attack The Guardian [info@editorial.theguardian.com]’ It commented that even a week after the suspected Russian attack the full scope and consequences remain unknown. What is known is that key federal agencies in the USA were infected by…
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Google sanctioned for its use of cookies

It is the season of cookies (the edible kind) but not for Google! On 7th December the CNIL sanctioned the companies GOOGLE LLC and GOOGLE IRELAND LIMITED a total of 100 million Euros for having put advertising cookies on the computers of people who used the search engine google.fr. The company did this without the…
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It’s all down to you now!

When organisations are faced with difficult decisions and don’t themselves know how to tackle the problem then they revert to an age-old tactic they put the onus on you! This is in effect what European Data Protection Board (EDPB) did on November 10th, 2020. Now when transferring data to a third-party country not deemed adequate…
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