Cathay Pacific

Data Privacy News Bytes 6th March 2020

Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 for failing to protect customer data Yet another airline is handed a significant fine for failures to protect their customer data. Between May 2014 and October 2018, Cathay Pacific’s IT systems lacked proportional security, leading to the unauthorised access of millions of personal data records. Because the vulnerability was active before […]

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Data Privacy News Bytes 20th Jan 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020 Marked by Technology Companies January 28th was Data Privacy Day, marked by global tech companies including Facebook and Google. Users of Facebook received a message to check on their privacy settings when they accessed their account on the day, whilst Google identified seven ways they protect user data in a blog […]

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What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

Sovy CEO John Popolizio and Privacy Architect Edward Percarpio recently presented for this (ISC)2 webinar on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). They looked at how the CCPA matches up against the other American privacy laws, as well as international legislation like the GDPR, PIPEDA, and the Brazilian LGPD. They also explored the CCPA’s impact […]

The Global Impact of the GDPR

The GDPR has been part of EU law since May 2018 and its impact is being felt around the world. Aside from the fact that all businesses processing the data of EU citizens must comply with the regulation, the GDPR has inspired a data privacy movement in both the corporate world and among international legislation. […]