US Dep. of Commerce released a FAQ on the invalidation of the Privacy Shield
ICDPPC publishes the report of the 41th International Conference
Poor risk assessment leads Capital One to M penalty
Capital One Financial Corporation has been imposed an M penalty by a banking regulator for the data breach it suffered in 2019. The US Office of the Controller of the Currency found that Capital One conducted an insufficient risk assessment which therefore did not prevent the data breach occurred in 2019. As a result of the breach, data of 100M credit card applicants were stolen.Find more from Reuters here
Find the page the Capital One dedicates to the 2019 cyber-incident here
Hamburg DPA call for Federal action to prevent illicit use of covid-19 tracing app data by the police
The DPA of Hamburg, Germany, has issued a press release where it states that "Contact details that are to be collected for the purpose of official traceability of chains of infection are increasingly being used by the police for the purpose of prosecuting criminal offenses". Johannes Caspar, Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information: “A solution to this unsatisfactory and legally uncertain situation is in the hands of the federal legislature".