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Jul
17
What Could Be The Impact of Brexit on Data Transfers?
Posted by John Carl Villanueva on 17 July 2016 07:48 PM

Overview

Will Brexit have a significant impact on data transfers involving personal information? While it's hard speculate what the impact will be, it could largely depend on the specific path UK chooses to take once its separation from the EU is finalized.   


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Jun
25
Thoughts On The Rising Cost of Data Breach And How To Reduce Risk
Posted by John Carl Villanueva on 25 June 2016 11:10 PM

Overview

Results from Ponemon's 2016 Cost of Data Breach Study show that the price of these incidents continues to rise and that it has now breached the $4 Million mark. Another paper published by Deloitte even talks about hidden costs that far exceed what most businesses normally take into account. While these reports paint an alarming picture on the state of data security, we managed to extract from these papers key factors that can help businesses mitigate the risks. 


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Feb
16
Key Trans Pacific Partnership Provisions That Impact Data Transfers
Posted by John Carl Villanueva on 16 February 2016 01:24 AM

Overview

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has drawn a tsunami of reactions both for and against it. For sure, it's going to be a game changer in global trade. But how does it concern us?

Business transactions are now accompanied by massive data exchanges. It's thus expected for the agreement to tackle the conduct of those data exchanges as well. In this post, we take a look at the agreement's provisions on data transfers and try to understand how they might affect current practices.


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Jan
25
What The EU-US Safe Harbor Is All About And How It May Affect Your Business
Posted by John Carl Villanueva on 25 January 2016 01:50 AM

Overview

As of this writing, the United States and European Union are in the thick of negotiations for a new Safe Harbor agreement. The result can have a profound impact on thousands of global businesses. In this post, we introduce you to the original Safe Harbor, how it came about, why it's been recently invalidated, and the possible impacts its future holds for a large number of businesses.


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