Privacy by Design to become an ISO standard on 8 February

In January, it was reported that on February 8, 2023, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will adopt Privacy by Design (PbD) as ISO 31700. PbD was introduced 14 years ago by Ann Cavoukian, a Canadian privacy commissioner, and this will now become...

Hackers stole customers’ backups says LastPass owner GoTo

LastPass’ parent company GoTo – formerly known as LogMeIn – has confirmed that hackers stole customers’ encrypted backups during a recent breach of its systems. The breach was first confirmed by LastPass on November 30. At the time, LastPass said that an ‘unauthorized...

Location data is not personal data… or is it?

The Spanish data protection authority (AEPD) had previously argued that location data of a telecommunications provider is not considered to be personal data under the GDPR. After which the organization ‘noyb’ (none of your business) appealed against the AEPD in the...

Cookie banners to be consistent across the EEA soon

On the 18th of January 2023, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) adopted a report by the Cookie Banner Task Force for the work carried out in ensuring a consistent approach to cookie banners across the European Economic Area (“EEA”). The Cookie Banner Task...