Tag Archives: European Union

Identifying Your Independent Recourse Mechanism for Privacy Shield Certification

A U.S. based organization that is subject to the enforcement authority of either the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) may join Privacy Shield by self-certifying its commitment to comply with the seven Privacy Shield Principles. The seventh Privacy Shield Principle—recourse, enforcement, and liability—requires that an organization seeking Privacy Shield […]

A Call for Clients To Get Educated on GDPR

A new Dell One Identity Solutions study reveals more than 80 percent of businesses outside of the European Union say they know close to nothing about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May of 2018. Only three percent of IT and business professionals actually have a working plan of action in […]

European Union Considering Consolidation of Patchwork of Trade Secret Laws

The European Union is in the early stages of creating a Union-wide law governing the protection of trade secrets. The new law, proposed Nov. 28 and at least a year from possible implementation, would replace a patchwork of individual state regulations and procedures governing trade secrets. This patchwork, observers say, makes the trade waters of […]

White House Turns Up Heat on Consumer Internet Privacy Legislation

Recent revelations of widespread spying and eavesdropping by the National Security Agency (NSA) and other government agencies has triggered a heightened sense of concern on the part of privacy-sensitive European nations. These allies in turn have brought pressure on the Obama Administration to create legislative safeguards against undue privacy intrusion, a subject about which EU […]