The Irish DPC published a guideline on data processing for covid-19 contact tracing

The Iresih Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has published a guildeline on the processing of data for covid-19 contact tracing. The guideline is predominantly addressed to help businesses nagivate this difficult times when clients' and employees' health security is a concern. Businesses will be allowed to store data for a period of one month.

The Irish High Court has admitted the judicial review requested by Facebook

Max Schrems NGO NOYB (none of your business) reports that "a Judicial Review allows parties to have the Courts review an ongoing procedure, even before a final decision is made. Facebook has complained to the Courts within weeks of a new "ex officio" investigation by the DPC into Facebook's EU-US data flows. This new case is aimed at the use of SCCs and limited to such data flows - completely ignoring the fact that Facebook has already announced to rely on a different transfer instruments for EU-US data transfers. The DPC planned to refer this case to the European Consistency Mechanism of all 27 Member States' Data Protection Authorities within 42 days. This timeline is now not achievable anymore". Find more at NYOB's webpage here.

IoT attacks could result in jail sentences for CEOs by 2024

By 2024 corporate business leaders may face jail time if they are unable to secure their company IT systems, reports Gartner

EIOPA guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers

Earlier this year, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published the final version of its guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers. These guidelines were finalized after a public consultation procedure. 

Learn more about them in this article from our Belgian experts at Timelex

Ad Industry Seeks Meeting With Apple Over Privacy

Ad industry groups are seeking an “urgent” meeting with Apple to discuss the company's planned privacy settings in the new version of its mobile operating system.