Protecting your data and your private life: USA vs EU
Patriot Act, Freedom Act, Cloud Act… all the various legislation that has been adopted in the United States over the…
GDPR & mobile working: new opportunities, new challenges
Perspectives - GDPR & mobile working With the GDPR entering into force on May 25, 2018, the issue of securing our devices when on the move has never been so important. Two experts share their insights on the threats we face and the way we can overcome them : Gérard Haas, lawyer and specialist in intellectual property and new technology…
CLOUD Act: the US introduces a law on seizing data stored abroad
The new legislation could have gone unnoticed – inserted into the middle of the 2232-page American finance law passed by Congress and signed by Donald Trump on March 23, 2018. Yet, while the CLOUD Act has been welcomed by major IT players like Microsoft, it has caused concern for civil liberties associations, who are worried about the impact on our…
NIS Directive: a higher common level of network and IT system security within the EU
The different strategies in place at a European level are a good place to start when it comes to raising awareness of cybersecurity within the European Union. The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive, adopted in July 2016, is a perfect example of this. Member States have until May 9, 2018, to transpose the legislation into their national law. “Cybersecurity…
Infographics- Insider lists management
On July 3rd 2016 the new EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) came into force. One of the important procedural changes outlined in MAR is for organizations to identify, record ans retain insider lists, that they need to produce upon request.
GDPR: what do European companies need to do to comply?
After more than 4 years of negotiations and hundreds of amendments, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally published in April 2016. The new legislation, which replaces a Directive from 1995, enters into force in May 2018. And if businesses want to avoid a fine which could be imposed if the new European rules are violated, now is the…
Infographics – The electronic signature
Signing means committing to something, indicating your agreement with the content of a document. A signature represents you. It’s unique to you. An electronic signature allows you to sign any document online, with the same legal validity as a written signature. Productivity, savings, flexibility, efficiency... an electronic signature offer serious benefits for businesses looking to implement innovative solutions. And this…
GDPR: Are cloud applications ready for 2018?
The amount of data collected by companies in Europe is skyrocketing. In an effort to harmonize data protection regulations between EU member states, the European Commission has adopted the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a new regulatory framework which comes into force in 2018. A recent study revealed that the vast majority of cloud applications used by companies don't currently…