Personal Data Protection Act
A handful of Malaysian flavours that tantalise, promise and hopefully deliver.
To bring the PDPA in line with international requirements of other data protection laws, including GDPR.
When Singapore introduced its Personal Data Protection Act, for a heavily regulated sector like the financial services industry, it was just another box to tick on a long list of compliance and regulatory requirements -- but that list is about to get longer, reports Benjamin Cher.
There is no specific Malaysian law that criminalises stalking and harassment, and It's time for the Parliament to look into this before it’s too late, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
Businesses and data users have three months from November 15 to ensure compliance Enforcement of the PDPA also introduces four new subsidiary legislations
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.
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.
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.
TIime is running out for Malaysian companies to comply with the imminent implementation of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
For two years, Malaysia has had a Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) gazetted in its laws but unbeknownst to many, the Act comes into force in June 2012. So what exactly does the PDPA cover and how does it protect netizens and people in general?