Serious Privacy Podcast appearance – “The fourth leg of ESG: a Privacy Framework”

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Breitbarth of Catawiki and Dr. K Royal of Outschool for the Serious Privacy podcast, check out the episode here! During the podcast we discuss my research on the topic of Data Protection as a Corporate Social Responsibility which aims to improve data protection and data security for a ...

Happy Birthday, GDPR! Reflections on the potential for sustainable data processing to combat climate change

Each year I celebrate May 25th, the anniversary of the applicability of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), by reflecting on the spirit of the Regulation and taking stock of its relevance in supporting democracy, fundamental rights, and the freedoms we hold so dear. This year, however, my thoughts have concentrated on another incredibly relevant ...

“ADVANCED CYBERSECURITY AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY” COURSE WEEK 6: Cybersecurity and 5G networks

We’re kicking off the sixth and final week of the “Advanced Cybersecurity and Global Cybersecurity Strategy” course with a lecture from Mika Lauhde on Cybersecurity and 5G networks. Today our students of the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity, Data Management and Leadership LLM at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) will take a deep ...

“ADVANCED CYBERSECURITY AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY” COURSE WEEK 5: Tutorial #6

It’s tutorial time! This afternoon Mika Lauhde will guide our students of the “Advanced Cybersecurity and Global Cybersecurity Strategy” course at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) in the weekly tutorial session.  During the tutorial, students will envision that they represent a European company purchasing an AI firewall to defend their critical infrastructure and assets. Accordingly, the ...

#DataProtectionDay: Committing to Transparency in 2022 with ECPC Data Protection Icons

Today is International Data Protection Day, in celebration of the 41st anniversary of the first binding international treaty concerning the topic of data protection being opened for signature: the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data. Since the early 1980s, both the quantity and economic importance of data ...

“Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!”: The European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Data Protection Icons win transparency contest organized by the Italian Data Protection Authority

We are very pleased to announce that the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) is among the winners of the Italian Data Protection Authority’s “Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!” data protection icons contest! Launched on 15 March 2021, the contest called upon members of the public to develop a set of icons which may be ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 7: The “Bigger Picture”

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Today marks the seventh and final lecture of the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! After today’s lecture, students will have acquired a solid understanding of the multifaceted EU data protection and cybersecurity landscape thanks to the lectures and tutorials on EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals led by myself and our other expert ...

IT’S TUTORIAL TIME! WEEK 6: A CYBERSECURITY READING OF THE GDPR

Thursday is problem-based learning tutorial day in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course! Following Monday’s lecture in which the students of the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management have been provided with a cybersecurity reading of the GDPR,  today’s tutorial will require them to discuss and prepare a presentation on the difference between two key concepts with respect to data protection and cybersecurity: anonymized ...

ICTLC expands to Athens, Greece through partnership with Spiros Tassis

We are extremely proud to announce that ICTLC has signed a partnership in Greece with Tassis & Associates Law Office. ICTLC Greece is based in Athens and led by Spiros Tassis, a highly renowned international lawyer with more than 20 years of experience advising entities in the areas of TMT, Privacy and ICT law. The Greek team ...