EC sets telecom sector rules on data breach notification

Monday 24 June 2013 | 17:00 CET | News
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The European Commission has issued new regulations on what telecom operators and ISPs should do if their customers' personal data is lost, stolen or otherwise compromised. The regulations are considered "technical implementing measures" under the EU's ePrivacy directive and are aimed at addressing the growing number of data breaches in the market. Operators are already obliged since 2011 to inform national authorities and subscribers about breaches of personal data, and the new rules are expected to clarify and improve the process. Under the new regulation, companies must inform the national

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