In conjunction with the Ponemon Institute, IBM has released the latest edition of its annual “Cost of a Data Breach Report”, which is appearing for the 15th time in 2020. A key message: Mega data breaches generate astronomical costs.
After four years of legal battles running through all US instances, Microsoft‘s email-in-Ireland case is now moot – but the topic is by no means off the table yet.
CIOs would do well to pursue a risk management led approach when selecting, commissioning and supervising their IT service providers.
The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was adopted last month, July 2016. This new regulation was designed and accepted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection. The Privacy Shield’s requirements impacts personal data being transferred from the European Union to the United States. US Companies that do global business may be interested in being in compliance, if they receive personal data from European Union citizens.