GDPR

20 stories about GDPR
מימין מייסד אמזון ג'ף בזוס ו מייסד פייסבוק מארק צוקרברג

Luxembourg showing the way in GDPR tech giant fines

08.02.22|Viki Auslander
A DLA Piper report found that an all-time record in penalties for violating privacy regulations was recorded in 2021, with Amazon and Facebook suffering the heaviest penalties
Gal Ringel

Attempting a ‘data detox’ in today’s digital world

30.08.21|James Spiro
Using Mine’s platform, I tried to reclaim my data spread across hundreds of websites over 10 years
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EU court ruling rendering Privacy Shield null has serious implications for Israeli companies

27.07.20|Andrew Dyson and Rachel De Souza
Earlier this month, Europe's highest court declared the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework—meant to help companies comply with data protection requirements—to be invalid as a mechanism for transferring personal data from Europe to the U.S.
Ella Tevet אלה טבט

On Anniversary of GDPR Enactment, Israel’s Privacy Laws Still Far Behind

25.05.20|Adi Pick
Israel’s privacy laws are embarrassingly outdated and Covid-19 is putting them to the test
פרטיות מידע פרטי דליפת מידע סייבר פייסבוק 2

How California’s CCPA Regulations Will Affect Israeli Adtech Companies

07.01.20|Adi El-Rom and Jules Polonetsky
Adtech plays a critical role today in supporting the economic viability of many publishers, but it is clear that the long term viability of the sector is under legislative pressure
דת יהדות חגים

In Judaism, One Must Work for the Right to Be Forgotten

27.09.19|Dov Greenbaum
With the Jewish High Holidays around the corner, researcher Dov Greenbaum considers the process of Teshuva (repentance) and earning a digital clean slate courtesy of the GDPR
האקר האקרים סייבר מחשב מחשבים טכנולוגיה טכנולוגי פריצה פריצות מטריקס גנב פושע

Current Privacy Legislation Fails in Defining Sensitive Data

16.08.19|Dov Greenbaum
Researcher Dov Greenbaum suggests a new model categorizing personal data according to how accurately it describes an individual, even without disclosing their identity
מחשב נייד סייבר

A Third of Serious Cyberattacks in Israel in the Past Year Went Unreported, Report Says

25.07.19|Raphael Kahan
Since new regulations requiring companies and nonprofits to report on significant breaches came into force in May 2018, Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority has handled 146 severe cybersecurity events, only 103 of which were reported by the organizations targeted
ד"ר תהילה שוורץ אלטשולר

Israel's Privacy Laws Dawdling Will Be Catastrophic, Says Law Researcher

18.07.19|Omer Kabir
A recent $5 billion fine imposed on Facebook called attention to the privacy compliance—or lack thereof—of tech multinationals. When it comes to privacy, Israel remains far behind the rest of the tech world, and some tech executives are worried
עימות בין תומכי טראמפ ילידים אמריקאיים Confrontation between Trump supporters and Native Americans

Does the Right to Be Forgotten Mean Never Having to Say You’re Sorry?

15.03.19|Dov Greenbaum
Taking down offensive online content when it becomes problematic to our narrative is not a new concept but a standard operating procedure, replacing the socially responsible practice of acknowledging mistakes and apologizing for them
Andrew Dyson

The Rise of the Data Protection Officer

21.01.19|Andrew Dyson and Robyn Palmer
The newly enacted GDPR has given rise to a new role, vital even to companies located outside the European Union—the DPO
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When Santa Gives Your Little Ones a Personal Digital Spy

21.12.18|Dov Greenbaum
The increasing popularity of internet-connected interactive toys is a reminder that there are only two kinds of databases: those that have been hacked, and those that haven’t been hacked, yet
פייסבוק קצה הקרחון פרטיות מידע מדיה חברתית

A Data Analyst Looks at His Own Facebook Data

02.11.18|Yoav Tepper
From my 10 years as an avid Facebook user, the company amassed 21 megabytes of data. What can I possibly learn from it?
מימין מור אסיא ו שלי הוד מויאל מקימות iAngels

Data Is the New Currency

25.10.18|Mor Assia
iAngels co-founder and co-CEO Mor Assia writes about shaping privacy ownership and control
Zachi Zach צחי זך

Why Can’t Blockchain and GDPR Just Get Along?

02.09.18|Zachi Zach
For all the headache GDPR spells for adtech companies, blockchain-related businesses have it much, much worse
Zachi Zach צחי זך

A GDPR Readiness Snapshot, Two Months Later

16.07.18|Zachi Zach
Two months later, it seems that many companies are still not prepared to handle the challenges and questions raised by GDPR legislation
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BigID Raises $30 Million to Help Companies Protect User Privacy

25.06.18|Meir Orbach
The startup’s technology uses machine learning to improve how its customers find, protect and manage personal information
מנכ"ל זמינגו צבי פרנק

Israeli Startup Wants to Let Manufacturers Know When You’re Not Using Your Toaster

13.06.18|Yoav Stoler
Zemingo’s software turns everyday appliances into connected devices that can be controlled remotely and supply manufacturers with consumer insights
אג'יו עדן שוחט חברת אלף

Cybersecurity Startup Panorays Raises $5 Million

05.06.18|Tofi Stoler
Panorays’ service offers organizations the ability to monitor vulnerabilities introduced by third-parties with access to the company’s computers
לברון ג'יימס חוגג אליפות המזרח 2018

Protecting the Privacy of Fans and Players as the Business of Sports Data Booms

04.06.18|Dov Greenbaum
The end of the federal ban on sports gambling in the U.S. is likely to invigorate the collection and use of sports data