Catherine Chapman

Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
My Sessions
June 22, 2021 8:00 AM
GDPR Requirements and Digital Transformation

Digital technology is transforming the way businesses operate around the world and data has never been able to be shared so quickly and easily in real time. However, the General Data Protection Regulation requires data usage to be lawful, fair and transparent, with strict requirements to minimise and limit the purpose of data. This session will discuss the challenges for GDPR compliance thrown up by the digital revolution.

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June 23, 2021 10:00 AM
Middle East and North Africa: How to Prepare For a Privacy Orientated/Compliant Business Model? Sponsored by Privacy Experience Agency

Many organizations do business with organizations who are subject to certain privacy laws. What happens if organizations don’t have any standards for processing personal data and they are required by their business partners to have certain standards? They loose business opportunities as they can’t commit to respecting privacy of individuals whose personal data is entrusted to them.Sooner or later, every country in the region will have a privacy law. Why not start preparing now, and have an advantage when laws come in force?  Use privacy as an advantage with customers, business partners, and have a strong position for the upcoming privacy laws or enhance the state of compliance with the existing laws.

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June 24, 2021 8:00 AM
APAC Privacy Focus: China - their own internal regulations, what’s coming, and how do they relate to China’s neighboring countries

As DLA Piper confirm, "...a draft PRC Personal Information Protection Law (Draft PIPL) was published for consultation [in Oct 2020]. If passed, the Draft PIPL would be the first comprehensive national level personal information protection law in the PRC, creating binding compliance obligations previously considered recommended practice (under the Guidelines), and requiring organizations to comply with new compliance steps.".  A panel of experts will discuss this draft law, how will this relate to China's neighbours and what the future may herald for Chinese Data Protection and Privacy.

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June 24, 2021 10:00 AM
APAC Privacy Focus: Hong Kong and their Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance; amendments and the focus from China

As the PCPD website states, "The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the "PDPO") was passed in 1995 and took effect from December 1996 (except certain provisions). It is one of Asia’s longest standing comprehensive data protection laws."  This webinar of experts will discuss the present climate, recent and forecast amendments to the ordinance, and explore the focus from the mainland as they develop their own internal regulations.

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