ANPD Find Lack of Privacy Maturity by Pharmacies
Brazil's ANPD have issued a notice surrounding privacy concerns regarding pharmacies and their transparency.
June 1, 2023
ANPD Brazil to Regulate the Reporting of Security Incidents
Brazil's ANPD are taking public consultation on proposed new regulations regarding the reporting of security incidents that involve personal data
May 24, 2023
Hackers are Holding Personal Data Hostage
CNBC have highlighted the preferred method for cyberattacks at the moment whereby hackers steal information and threaten to leak it.
May 19, 2023
Facebook Brazil Fined Billions for Third-Party Data Scraping
A Brazilian Court has fined Facebook BRL 4.1 billion after it was found they violated LGPD by failing to adequately protect users data
May 17, 2023
ANPD Warns Of Unofficial LGPD Complaince Seals
Brazil's ANPD have come out and warned against entities offering 'seals of compliance' for the LGPD as these are not recognized by the ANPD.
April 14, 2023
Brazilian Bill Prohibits Sole Use of Facial Recognition For Identification
A Bill has been introduced to address some concerns and issues with the rising use of facial recognition for identification purposes.
February 27, 2023
The Nightmare Privacy Reality Behind ChatGPT
A look at the topic of how ChatGPT got all the information it has to function. What, if anything, we've ever put on the internet is safe?
February 13, 2023
ANPD Guidance on Cookie Compliance
The ANPD have released a handbook providing guidance on cookies and data protection including things that must be available to consumers.
November 8, 2022
Brazilian Bill to Allow Third-Party Recordings to Prosecute Crimes
A new Bill will amend the Telephone Interception Law to allow third-party recordings to be included in criminal prosecutions.
October 26, 2022
Brazilian Court Condemns Lab Company for Unlawful Use of PHI
The Court of São Paulo has fined a laboratory for the unlawful use of a woman's data after receiving information that the woman was pregnant.
September 5, 2022
Apple: Urgent Device Update After Major Security Risk Found
Apple have released an update for most devices and urged users to update immediately following a major security risk was discovered.
August 19, 2022
Black Kite: Cost of Data Breaches Averages $15 Million
A review into cyber incidents shows the average cost of a cyber attack is $15 million with 1 in 4 suffering an attack in the last year.
August 16, 2022
WhatsApp Announces New Features Alongside Ad Campaign
Meta have announced three new privacy features for WhatsApp alongside a new global advertising campaign.
August 11, 2022
Brazil ANPD to Become More Autonomous
A new measure in the LGPD is set to give the ANPD more autonomy bringing it in line with other international regulations.
June 20, 2022
Brazilian Anatel Affirms Mandatory Robocall Blocking
Brazilian Anatel issues precautionary resolution to tackle robocalls issues after working with the major telecommunications service providers.
June 16, 2022
ANPD Brazil Seek Input on Transfer Rules
The Brazilian ANPD are calling for contributions about international data transfers and want to hear from both importers and exporters of data
June 1, 2022
May 30, 2022
Brazil Drafts Rules on Digital Inheritance
A new Bill addressing problems with digital succession has been introduced in Brazilian National Congress.
April 21, 2022
Brazil LGPD Amendments to Define and Protect Neural Data
Amendments to the LGPD have been proposed to add neural data to the list of sensitive personal data and regulate its protection.
April 11, 2022
Brazil’s FEBRABAN Strengthens Rules of Personal Data
The Brazilian Federation of Banks has issued a regulation strengthening rules to protect customer personal data in accordance with LGPD.
April 6, 2022
Are People Going Back to their Offices in Brazil After COVID?
With companies continuing to give their employees the option about returning to the office for those that stay at home a secure VPN is vital
New Foundation Thinking Required Around Privacy
Value Privacy's experts say management need a better understanding of how fast privacy is changing standard privacy practices
Why Can Criminal Background Checks on Job Applicants Present a Risk
Following a fine for a transportation company it's now come into question; what can companies do when it comes to criminal background checks?
Global Privacy Trends Around Data Minimization Continue at Speed
Chile is making amendments which will change the way data and privacy needs to be handled by all data controllers.
Fastest Ransomware Encrypts 100k Files in Four Minutes
A new study shows network defenders have just 43 minutes to mitigate ransomware attacks once encryption has begun.
March 24, 2022
Is Google Analytics Legal?
As the cookie goes into sunset and changes come into the landscape, how much do you know about the risks around Google Analytics?
March 21, 2022
Brazil Court Confirms Injunction for Privacy Violations
An appeal was placed by an online marketplace following a class action regarding data protection and a subsequent fine.
March 17, 2022
Doing business in Brazil – Rio de Janeiro Fines Food Delivery Platform R$1,508,240
In a sign of what is to come in Brazil, this food delivery company did not value its…
Brazilian Center Focus on Tackling Malicious Activities
The Brazilian Center for Cyber Incidents has released guidance on information security strategies and procedures following threats of malicious activities
March 3, 2022
Brazilian Website Ordered to Cease Selling Personal Data
A Brazilian website was found to be in violation of LGPD due to selling personal data without consent of the data subjects.
February 14, 2022
Update – Brazil LGPD news
Value Privacy is able to report that the Brazil Court of Justice upheld the urgent injunction filed by…
Brazilian Telemarketers Must Identify Themselves
Brazilian telecommunication regulator has created a new code exclusively for telemarketing activities that must be displayed on user devices
January 27, 2022
Apache Log4J Vulnerability
A number of vulnerabilities have been disclosed that affect multiple versions of Apache Log4j globally.
December 13, 2021
LGPD Information Security for Small Businesses
ANPD has provided advice for small businesses to teach their employees about information security in the workplace.
Brazil Bill Proposes Opt-In Telemarketing Registry
A Bill has been introduced to tackle the telecom industry issue of failing code of practice and do-not-call list.
December 2, 2021
Argentina Court Grants Appeal in Favor of Google
An Argentina Appeals Court reversed a decision against Google regarding an individual's right to be forgotten
November 29, 2021
CIPL Recommends Complementary Rules for DPOs
CIPL propose ANPD produce better criteria for organizations to understand what is expected when appointing a Data Protection Officer.
November 25, 2021
Brazil ANPD Defines LGPD Investigation and Enforcement
Effective October 29, 2021, the ANPD is able to monitor, inspect and apply administrative sanctions for LGPD compliance in accordance with the…
Brazilians resign to remote work monitoring
People have come to terms with the lack of privacy in the digital workplace, but a study finds…
November 4, 2021
Policies: DPA Peru Clarifies Position of the Law on Data in Transit
The DPA clarified that the Data Protection Act does not apply to data in transit through Peru; the…
Brazilian Ministry Fines Company for Unauthorised Contact
A telecommunications company has been given a large fine for contacting an individual who had previously opted-out of marketing communications
October 26, 2021
Transparency: Recommendations for Brazil’s ANPD
The recent mega leaks in Brazil have people calling on the ANPD to improve mechanisms to make it easier for people to see their personal data
October 22, 2021
LGPD Compliance Checklist for Small and Micro-Businesses
A breakdown of what the LGPD expects of small and micro-businesses with regards to data protection for both consumers and employees.
October 21, 2021
Brazil ANPD Consults on Exemptions for Small Processors
Brazil ANPD have been considering exemptions to parts of the LGPD regulations for small processing agents.
October 18, 2021
Twitch Suffers Major Breach
Twitch has confirmed that they have suffered a major data breach when a hacker accessed the company's servers.
October 12, 2021
Brazil Constitutional Data Protection Right Awaits Senate Approval
Brazilian Senate is considering whether to amend the Constitution to add data protection as a fundamental right
COVID-19: Brazilian Regulator’s Principles for Processing Geolocation Data
Sharing consumers' geolocation data by telecom operators does not violate the Federal Constitution or LGPD when done for certain reasons.
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