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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

27 March 2020
Samuel Yang New personal information security specification released

China - AnJie Law Firm

The State Administration for Market Regulation and the Standardisation Administration recently released a national standard circular to announce that the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification (Specification 2020) and seven additional national standards have been issued and will take effect on 1 October 2020. Specification 2020 was revised based on the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification which came into effect in 2018.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Linda Hynes DPC annual report: review of 2019 and focus for future

Ireland - Lewis Silkin Ireland

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) recently published its annual report for 2019, the first full calendar year since the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force. The report includes several case studies and contains detailed information on the outcome of a statutory investigation carried out by the DPC. These provide useful guidance for organisations and practical insights into how the DPC is interpreting and applying data protection principles in real-life scenarios.

Author: Linda Hynes
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