Category: Privacy & Compliance

Appian wants to stimulate low-code for ESG

Appian wants to stimulate low-code for ESG

Appian's annual conference focuses on Environmental, Social and Compliance (ESG). The programme features a hackathon in which six participants compete by developing a low-code ESG app. Appian World takes place annually. Appian uses the conference to present the latest news on its low-code platf... Read more

date29 days ago
Fenergo acquires fintech specialist Sentinels

Fenergo acquires fintech specialist Sentinels

Fenergo, an Irish cloud-based financial software specialist, recently acquired Sentinels. Sentinels operates in the Netherlands and specializes in fintech transactions. The acquisition allows Sentinels to grow and meet customer expectations. Sentinels' platform detects and stops criminal transa... Read more

date1 month ago
European Commission “welcomes” new Digital Services Act

European Commission “welcomes” new Digital Services Act

The new law will have sweeping effects on the online services we all use. The EC last week announced the agreement between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the proposal on the Digital Services Act (DSA), proposed by "the Commission in December 2020. The DSA sets out an "unpreceden... Read more

date1 month ago
Google’s cookie tracking can now be rejected with a single click

Google’s cookie tracking can now be rejected with a single click

Google revamped the cookie tracking consent form on YouTube and Google Search. A new button allows users to reject all tracking with a single click. In January, Google was fined €150 million for a violation of the GDPR. The French privacy authority (CNIL) found that users of youtube.fr and goo... Read more

date1 month ago
Dell expands data destruction and recycling service

Dell expands data destruction and recycling service

Dell Technologies is increasing the availability of its Asset Recovery Services. The organization collects hardware from clients, destroys any data and sells or recycles equipment. Asset Recovery Services was introduced in 2008. The availability expanded over the years, but the concept remained ... Read more

date1 month ago
Ericsson warns it could be fined for reportedly paying ISIS bribes

Ericsson warns it could be fined for reportedly paying ISIS bribes

Ericsson, which has been criticized for its handling of a bribery probe in Iraq, warned on Thursday that it might face a fine from US authorities and announced a drop in first-quarter primary earnings as a result of its cessation of operations in Russia. Investors openly chastised Chief Executiv... Read more

date1 month ago
Apple’s Tim Cook takes firm stance against sideloading…again

Apple’s Tim Cook takes firm stance against sideloading…again

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed forthcoming antitrust regulations in the United States and Europe, claiming that some of the proposed measures will jeopardize iPhone users' privacy and security. In a speech at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., Cook argued that regulators... Read more

date1 month ago
France bans Google Analytics, fines rise to 20 million euros

France bans Google Analytics, fines rise to 20 million euros

French privacy regulator CNIL banned three French websites from using Google Analytics. According to the regulator, some versions of Analytics violate the GDPR. For some time, the CNIL has warned of Analytics usage violating the GDPR. The Belgian, Austrian and Dutch GDPR regulators hold the same... Read more

date1 month ago
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