GDPR – Avoiding False Promises

It is interesting how many companies offer privacy services since the EU announced GDPR and the number is still growing. Almost every company today has a GDPR practice or at least is offering GDPR services. The question shall be asked, whether they are up to the task. I would expect – as companies will get…

Fighting Crime and Protecting Privacy–a Contradiction?

I often read two kinds of articles when it comes to ISPs and protecting privacy. In side asks for as much privacy as possible, the other one for transparency to fight cybercrime. What is our real goal? What is the role of ISPs in fighting crime? An interesting study by the OECD in comparison with an article I read today.

Legal Challenges of International Business and the Cloud

To start with: I am an engineer not a lawyer – and this might be part of the problem… When I started to think about the Cloud and security and thought about all the work I do with Law Enforcement and the challenges they face. Additionally, I started to think about the legal challenges we…