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2018/06/28A month after GDPR (by General 2S Marc Watin-Augouard)

The deadline of 25 May has passed. The General Data Protection Regulation is henceforth applicable in the 28 Member States of the European Union but it also applies to external players who want to comply with protective provisions. On 21 June, the Parliamentary Agora@ of the FIC (International Cybersecurity Forum) was the opportunity to discuss the implications of…

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2018/06/28Lost in the Cloud? Law Enforcement Cross-border Access to Data After the “Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data” (CLOUD) Act and E-Evidence

By Théodore CHRISTAKIS Professor of International Law, University Grenoble Alpes Deputy Director, Grenoble Alpes Data Institute Member of the Institut Universitaire de France Member of the French Digital Council (“Conseil National du Numérique”)[1]   In a study published last December upon the request of CEIS and Microsoft, we highlighted the implications that the so called…

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2018/02/19The maritime industry and cyber risk (by Brice Ducoum, Groupe EYSSAUTIER)

90% of world trade depends upon maritime transport. From the transportation of raw materials to that of manufactured goods, this industry is the basis of our globalised contemporary economy. In a just-in-time economy, merchant ships must be adapted and automated to increase productivity. The “body of computer and electronic systems used in the management and automation…

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2017/11/28Interview: Health data in the context of the GDPR (Philippe Tourron, Marseille Public University Hospital System)

  The GDPR includes the notion of “medical data” in its definition of personal data concerning health. How do your organisational processes respond to the imperatives of formalism and governance?  Health data is already required to meet many protection and management obligations in a broad sense. It falls into the realm of sensitive personal data….

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2017/10/27Amelia Anderstotter, Internet Expert

The EU Commission has recently put forward a proposal for cyber-security certifications, celebrating itself for working towards an EU-wide seal of approval for information society services and products, and boosting the EU digital market as well as consumer trust. But while cyber-certifications are a popular political idea, they will almost certainly work poorly, even counterproductively,…

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