Tag Archives: GDPR

DICOM protocol: Millions of patient data accessible unprotected via the Internet

[German]It's a very unpleasant situation: the DICOM protocol has been used for decades to exchange X-ray images or images from other imaging procedures with clinics and doctors, for example. It wasn't a problem until someone came up with the idea … Continue reading

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TikTok gets fined 345 million by Irish data protection authority

[German]The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued its final decision regarding an investigation into TikTok Technology Limited (TTL) on September 1, 2023. The investigation examined whether the platform had complied with its obligations regarding the processing of children's personal data. … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

German data protection conference 2022 says Microsoft 365 still not GDPR compliant

[German]The use of Microsoft 365 (including Office 365) is still not compliant with European general data protection rules (GDPR). Anyone using the product is breaching European GDPR law – at least as far as the standard configuration specified by Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Data of European companies/authorities remain in Europe

[German]Microsoft is responding to the fact that there is no legal basis for data exchange between European customers and the US. Therefore, Microsoft plans to adapt its products so that in the future, at some point, the data of European … Continue reading

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Microsoft's new steps for Data Protection?

[German]In a news post Microsoft introduces new commitments, intended to defend customers' data. It's because of European GDPR rules don't allow a transfer of user data to countries not bound by the GDPR rules. Or in other words: It's Microsoft … Continue reading

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Action for GDPR violations against Oracle and Salesforce

[German]Two U.S. companies, Oracle and Salesforce, are being sued for data breaches by a consumer privacy group in a court in Amsterdam. The accusation: The two companies collect user data without their consent and then sell the data to third … Continue reading

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Huge data leak at French newspaper Le Figaro

[German]There has been a data leak at the French newspaper Le Figaro where personal data of subscribers, sometimes even passwords in plain text, have been disclosed. Advertising

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German Eurowings Airline: Data breach in online portal (GDPR)

[German]At the German Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings there was a serious GDPR Failure at the airline's online portal. Customers were temporarily able to access the personal data of other passengers. Advertising

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Office365 violates GDPR in schools

[German]The Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in the German state Hesse, declaring that Windows 10 and Office 365 is not compliant with the GDPR for use in schools. Advertising

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Microsoft will make Office Pro Plus GDPR compliant

[German]If the reports are true, Microsoft is planning to update Office Pro Plus so that it meets the DSGVO requirements. Here is some information about the background of this move. Advertising

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