CUI Compliance

France Hits Google with $57 Million GDPR Fine

France on Monday imposed a 50 million ($57 million) fine against Google for violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, sending a strong to message to the technology giant that its privacy and data collection practices are inadequate.

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Is GDPR Compliance Tougher Than HIPAA Compliance?

Portugal’s supervisory authority Comisso Nacional de Proteco de Dados levied fines totaling 400,000 euros ($458,000) against a hospital, Centro Hospitalar Barreiro Montijo, for three violations of GDPR. That enforcement action – which was reportedly levied last July but only recently made public – apparently was Portugal’s first since GDPR’s compliance deadline on May 25, 2018.For

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Will GDPR scupper blockchain?

Europes General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has stirred much debate over internet privacy. Essentially, the GDPR aims to create digital rights for EU citizens, requiring companies that collect or use personal data to ask for consent from their users or customers. This includes companies that maintain databases containing personal data, even if they do not

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GDPR four months in, what has changed?

As compliance continues to be a point of concern, we take a look at the implications of GDPR for UK health and care. More than four months have passed since the European Union began enforcing its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But nearly one-fifth of organizations aren’t confident they could pass their first GDPR audit,

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GDPR: Do we really need to pay attention?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. It contains some of the toughest privacy regulations in the world. And it’s likely to affect your business whether you like it or not. Its key theme – consent for marketing – puts the customer in charge of data (and the way

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