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Cookies: the yes, the no, and the maybe

They are impossible to escape these days: cookies. Sometimes accompanied by a impenetrable cookie wall, a large banner, a small information bar, or nothing at all. Cookies allow certain website features, traffic analysis, and marketing. What is and is not allowed is not always clear, which many websites use to their advantage. In this article…

Joost Krapels

Decision time: Brexit options for EU Institutions

The European Data Protection Supervisor, or EDPS for short, supervises the compliance of EU Institutions and bodies to the GDPR. For this reason, most of the EDPS’ publications are not that interesting for most private parties. Lately, however, the EDPS published a statement that, given the current chaos surrounding Brexit is an interesting and perhaps…

Joost Krapels

Research internships at ICT Institute

ICT Institute has several research internships available for talented university students, in the areas of software engineering, privacy, AI and ethics, and other IT-business/legal areas. ICT Institute offers unique access to business data, multiple senior researchers to support and supervise you, as well as financial support. You can apply year round, depending on your academic…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Information Security at Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services forms, together with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure,  The Big Three; the three largest cloud providers. Their clients store tons of data, making the web services vital to their company. To help with information security, Amazon provides many features and allows for a lot of APIs. They have thousands of pages of…

Joost Krapels

GDPR Data Protection Impact Assessment – free template

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation, it is mandatory to perform a DPIA in certain circumstances. This is an assessment in which you determine the impact of a personal data processing activity before commencing with it. We have created a DPIA template to aid in this compulsory review, which includes all mandatory elements and…

Joost Krapels