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KL Bar hosts business law seminar for startups
The Kuala Lumpur Bar Information Technology and Publications Committee (ITPC) will be organising a one-day seminar on business law this month, geared toward startups.
Countdown officially begins for PDPA compliance
Businesses and data users have three months from November 15 to ensure compliance Enforcement of the PDPA also introduces four new subsidiary legislations
Privacy concerns may limit mobile app adoption in Malaysia: GSMA
New research by the GSM Association (GSMA), in association with local mobile operators, found that a large majority of Malaysians are concerned that apps might be collecting personal information without their permission, which have caused many to limit their app use.
Barracuda adds ECS as authorised dealer in Singapore
Barracuda Networks Inc has added ECS Computers (Asia) Pte Ltd as an authorised dealer in Singapore.
Personal data protection law to be enforced by year-end?
The enforcement of Malaysia’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010 has been delayed by more than a year but two industry experts believe that the legislation governing the handling of digital data in the country will come into force by year-end.
ETP Annual Report vague on actual achievements for business services
Digital News Asia begins its examination of the 2012 ETP Annual Report with a look at the goal of creating a data center hub, which sits under ‘Business Services,’ one of 11 National Key Economic Areas (NKEAs).
PDPA: Businesses have responsibilities and burdens
DNA welcomes lawyer Foong Cheng Leong as a contributor with his Bread & Kaya column, which looks at legal issues related to technology and intellectual property, amongst others. His debut column looks at the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) which comes into force Jan 1, 2013.
PDPA: Need for mandatory data breach notification; SMBs vulnerable
The Government should consider mandatory breach notification an important part of any data protection legislation; and also recognize that SMBs are going to be epseiclaly vulnerable.
GHL claims greater cardholder security with PCI-DSS certification
End-to-end electronic payment solutions and services provider GHL Systems Berhad said it obtained PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standards) compliant status on Sept 3.
The tale of two laws: Section 114A and the PDPA
The differing speeds of two laws being passed - the PDPA and Section 114A - reveals much about the nation’s priorities. Instead of focusing on making it easier to lay criminal charges for libelous comments online, there are bigger fish to fry, such as affordable broadband for all, writes DNA editor Gabey Goh.
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