CNIL Guide on the Use of Facial Recognition at Airports

18/10/2020


CNIL Guide on the Use of Facial Recognition at Airports

Facial recognition at airports can automate and speed up moving of passengers by replacing the control of travel and identity documents. Since it carries higher risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the CNIL has issued a set of recommendations to consider when implementing facial recognition at airports.


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Summary of the CJEU Decision on Legality of Bulk Surveillance in the Electronic Communications Sector

11/10/2020


Summary of the CJEU Decision on Legality of Bulk Surveillance in the Electronic Communications Sector

Summary of the Court of Justice of the European Union decision regarding mass surveillance practices by the United Kingdom authorities.


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CNIL Recommendations on the Prevention and Remediation of SQL Injections

10/10/2020


CNIL Recommendations on the Prevention and Remediation of SQL Injections

Securing an information system is essential to guarantee that the customers’ personal data is not stolen or compromised. SQL injection is a widespread attack, which can cause serious harm to individuals. It can allow a remote control of the server or installing a keylogger. The CNIL recommends how to protect against SQL attack and what to do in the case of becoming a victim of the attack.


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Association of German Data Protection Authorities Issues a Paper on Employee Data Protection

05/10/2020


Association of German Data Protection Authorities Issues a Paper on Employee Data Protection

Association of German Data Protection Authorities (“Datenschutzkonferenz” or “DSK”) has issued a paper on employee data protection outlining what employers in private sector have to take into account when processing employee personal data.


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CNIL Publishes Amended Guidelines and Recommendations on Cookies and Other Tracers

02/10/2020


CNIL Publishes Amended Guidelines and Recommendations on Cookies and Other Tracers

The CNIL has adopted amending guidelines as well as a recommendation on the use of cookies and other tracers. The deadline for compliance with the new is end of March 2021 at the latest.


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