The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act “the act”

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act “the act”

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“the Act”) was written into law  on 15 November 2013. “The Act” mandates that businesses in Malaysia assume additional responsibilities and requirements when it comes to the processing of personal data of their employees, suppliers, and customers. This article provides an overview of  the key issues to note …

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Data Breach Root Causes

Data Breach Root Causes

With so many cases of data breaches being reported, you may be wondering whether hackers have become cleverer or whether organisations are not giving data protection the seriousness it deserves. Unfortunately, many organisations may not know human error is one of the primary data breach causes. Often, inappropriate data handling policies and procedures, not to …

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What is the APEC Privacy Framework and Who has signed up to it.

What is the APEC Privacy Framework and Who has signed up to it?

What is the APEC Privacy Framework and the Cross-Border Privacy Rules? And Who has signed up to it  The APEC Privacy Framework is a set of principles and implementation requirements that were created in order to be an enabler to effective privacy protections that avoid barriers to information flows which are so vital in the …

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