EU Security Agency Calls For Tougher Data Law Interpretation

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 3:14 PM EDT) -- The European Network and Information Security Agency on Monday called for a wider interpretation of Europe's data protection laws to require online service and network providers like LinkedIn Corp. and Research In Motion Ltd. to disclose more information when personal data breaches occur.

In a paper on cybersecurity incident reporting in the European Union, ENISA found that personal data breaches that could impact users' privacy do not need to be reported to individuals if the breached data is "unintelligible." The current recommendation for technical implementation defines...
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