Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
A woman must delete photographs of her grandchildren that she posted on Facebook and Pinterest without their parents' permission, a court in the Netherlands has ruled. The case ended up in court after the grandmother refused to delete the pictures. She was repeatedly asked to delete them by her daughter, the children's mother. Netherlands court made ruling under EU's GDPR.
Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), Apple’s main regulator in the European Union, on Thursday, said it was in contact with the company after a whistleblower called for action over a programme that listens to users’ recordings.
Companies face a surge in data access requests. Subject access requests are surging under lockdown, making it harder than ever for companies to meet all the requirements of GDPR rules. Ben Heubl discovers what one technology giant has on him and investigates how firms are coping under the extra pressure.
Another data breach hits contact tracing scheme. It's the second time this week outsourcing companies have made this mistake. A firm hiring contact tracers shared the personal email addresses and names of 48 potential contact tracers without their permission, Left Foot Forward can reveal.
Facebook has unveiled its plans to launch a new shopping service, connecting users with businesses around the world. Users will have the ability to browse products, message businesses to arrange purchases and buy products directly through an online checkout feature. Facebook is planning to profit from user data, raising concerns over the security of the new platform.
Insightful blog post covers the "Top 10 Information Security Analyst Interview Questions."
Interesting blog post on "The data protection issues facing the pharmaceutical industry."
Black Hat the world’s leading producer of information security events, today announces details for its virtual event, taking place August 1st – 6thBlack Hat USA virtual will “offer a robust lineup of content including nearly 80 Trainings, 90 Briefings, community and sponsored programming, a virtual Business Hall, Arsenal program, PWNIE Awards, CISO Summit, and networking opportunities. With the shift to an all-virtual event, information security professionals can participate in the same high-quality experience they have come to expect from a Black Hat event.”
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.