Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Israel firms urged to align with new EU privacy rules; The Times of Israel, June 7, 2017

Shoshanna Solomon, The Times of Israel; Israel firms urged to align with new EU privacy rules

"Personal data is any information relating to an individual, whether it relates to his or her private, professional or public life. It can be anything from a name, photo, email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or even a computer’s IP address...

The new EU rules will affect all organizations — whether in Israel or globally — that store or process personal data of European citizens. It doesn’t matter in which country the organization is based, said Ido Naor, a senior security researcher at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab...

The new European rules may also prompt Israel to tighten its own privacy rules to align them with the new European norms, Tevet said."

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