Acting Head of Israeli PPA: Data Breach Incidents - the New Battlefield

Data breach incidents, including ransom demand incidents, are growing increasingly common. They emphasize the importance of data protection measures and compliance with the Protection of Privacy law and the Information Security Regulations. Organizations need to consider whether to discard some of the information in order to reduce the risk in advance. These were the statements of the acting head of ...

Review of Israeli Cyber Security Landscape

In this review of the Israeli state of law and regulation on cyber security, Haim Ravia canvasses the Israeli statutes in the area, their scope of applicability and their impact and requirements. This commentary, updated as of August 2020, also covers specific cyber security issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Published by OneTrustTechnologies' Data Guidance.

Israel: a bill proposes alternatives to ISA tracing of Covid-19 patients

The Israeli government will be required to develop civilian contact-tracing technology, taking into account privacy-driven design from the outset, much like dozens of other countries around the world have done. The applications will be available for use on a voluntary basis, free of charge, and will be based on encrypted and anonymous data. These matters are proposed in a bill [Hebrew] ...

The GDPR’s Implications on Processing Personal Data for Health Research

In early February 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a paper clarifying some of the GDPR’s implications on processing personal data for health-related research, in response to the European Commission’s questions on this topic.

The EDPB’s document is a preliminary one. It offers a partial, rather than a comprehensive, overview of the topic. The EDPB indicates that ...