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Privacy Shield rubber stamped amid dissent

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The European Commission has formally adopted the controversial ‘Privacy Shield’ framework intended to replace the previous Safe Harbour agreement.

EU moves forward with Privacy Shield despite EDPS warning

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The European Commission has announced it will continue ahead with the EU-US Privacy Shield despite the European Data Protection Supervisor claiming the pact is not robust enough.

What did we learn from EMC’s data protection report?

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EMC has recently released its Global Data Protection Index 2016 where it claims only 2% of the world would be considered ‘leaders’ in protecting their own assets, but what did we learn from the report?

What does Clinton have in store for the tech industry?

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Hillary Clinton has recently released her campaign promises for the technology sector should she be elected as President Obama’s successor in November

UK citizens trust EU countries with data more than the UK

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With the countdown to Brexit vote in its final days, research from Blue Coat has highlighted British respondents would be more trusting if their data was stored in the EU country as opposed to the UK.

75% of apps not compliant under EU data protection rules

Outsourcery: 'Cloud service providers risk tighter regulation and slower uptake'

Research from Netskope has claimed more than 75% of business apps lack key capabilities to ensure compliance under EU General Data Protection Regulation.

UK Government passes spy bill with strong majority

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The House of Commons has voted in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill which gives UK intelligence agencies greater power to examine browsing histories and hack phones.

Box sets target on US government and Europe following 37% growth in Q1

Box co-founder and chief executive Aaron Levie briefing journalists and analysts in London this week

Box has reported healthy growth over the last quarter, increasing revenues 37% to $90.2 million, which the company has attributed to a more diversified portfolio. Public sector organizations and the European market are now in the crosshairs for future growth.

EU-US privacy debate continues as EDPS says try again

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On-going efforts to provide clarity and guidance on transatlantic data transmission are unlikely to be seen soon as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has outlined concerns over the robustness of the Safe Harbour successor, EU-US Privacy Shield.

DT keeps data out of US reach with new mobility platform

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A Deutsche Telekom subsidiary has announced a new cloud-based Enterprise Mobility Management offering called Hosted MDM Basic, which has been built on MobileIron’s Cloud platform.

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