UPDATE (III): “PUBLIC HEALTH AND PRIVACY” AND NOT “PUBLIC HEALTH OR PRIVACY”: A COLLECTION OF GUIDANCE ON COVID-19

In the evolving COVID-19 scenario in which business continuity also depends on adequate data protection and cybersecurity practices on the part of organizations, knowledge mapping of privacy & data protection guidance and cybersecurity best practices has taken on an even more important role. It’s for that very reason that, without the presumption of completeness, I ...

ICTLC ranked by The Legal 500 in Data Privacy & Data Protection and Industry Focus: TMT

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I’m very pleased to announce that our firm, ICT Legal Consulting, has been ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 in the areas of Data Privacy and Data Protection (Tier 2) and TMT (Tier 4)!  I have been listed as a Recommended Lawyer together with my fellow Founding Partner Luca Bolognini and Of Counsel Francesco Torlontano.  This year’s result solidifies our position as a leading international firm in the ...

SAVE THE DATE! New June 2020 CSA Lead auditor and consultant training on CSA GDPR Certification and Code of Conduct Course via webinar

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08–11 June 2020 15:00 to 19:00 CESTAmsterdam, NetherlandsWebinar edition Join CSA’sWebinar edition of the two-day Lead Auditor and Consultant Training for the CSA GDPR Certification and Code of Conduct course which will train lead auditors and consultants in the CSA GDPR Code of Conduct and the CSA GDPR Certification. Both these initiatives offer organizations a means to demonstrate their ...

MIA INTERVISTA SU OPEN: «L’emergenza sanitaria non può farci dimenticare della privacy»

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Oggi sono stato intervistato da Open, la testata online di Enrico Mentana, sul tema privacy e Coronavirus. Nell'intervista, seguendo la mia tesi della #PublichealthANDPrivacy, sottolineo il fatto che privacy e salute pubblica devono coesistere durante un’emergenza sanitaria, invece di essere messe l’una contro l’altra. Leggi l’intervista integrale (il mio intervento è nella seconda parte).

“Public health AND Privacy” and not “Public health OR Privacy”: A collection of Guidance on COVID-19

Below is an attempt (without the presumption of completeness) to map all the official resources providing guidance on the correct processing of personal data in the context of COVID-19 and Cybersecurity-related information on working remotely in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. I genuinely hope this will help in the effort of achieving "Public health AND Privacy"! Stay safe and ...

CNIL announces five priorities in its Strategic Plan until 2021

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The five strategic focuses announced by the CNIL until 2021 include: Giving priority to digital issues in everyday lifeEnsuring balanced data protection regulations in the era of the GDPRPromoting data diplomacyProviding up-to-the-minute public expertise on digital technology and cybersecurityEmbodying an innovative public service that holds fast to its values You can read more about the CNIL's strategic ...

Sri Lankan Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology finalizes Data Protection Legislation

The Sri Lanakan Personal Data Protection Legislation Bill has been finalized and will be implemented over three years from the date of certification by the Speaker, providing adequate time for both the public and private sectors to implement the legislation. A Sri Lankan Data Protection Authority will also be establihsed within 18 months. ...

CJEU: prohibition on processing certain categories of sensitive data also applies to search engines

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The Judgment in Case C-136/17 GC and Others v Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL, the French Data Protection Authority) has determined that operators of search engines can also be subject to the prohibition of processing of certain categories of sensitive personal data. The judgement handed down today, attempts to strike a balance ...