European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) – Press Archive

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) ensures that EU institutions and bodies respect people’s right to privacy when processing their personal data

A new United Nations convention on cybercrime: fundamental rights come first

(Source: European Data Protection Supervisor)

A new United Nations convention on cybercrime: fundamental rights come first

The EDPS published on 18 May 2022 its Opinion concerning the EU’s participation in the United Nations’ negotiations for a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes (the future […]

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EDPS welcomes much-needed harmonised rules on cybersecurity and information security for all EUIs.

(Source: European Data Protection Supervisor)

EDPS welcomes much-needed harmonised rules on cybersecurity and information security for all EUIs.

On 17 May 2022, the EDPS published two Opinions, one on the Proposal for a Regulation laying down measures for a high common level of cybersecurity in the EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies (EUIs) (‘Cybersecurity […]

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Annual Report 2021: an efficient administration respects the rule of law

(Source: European Data Protection Supervisor)

Today, the EDPS published its Annual Report 2021. The report highlights the EDPS’ achievements regarding European Union institutions’ (EU institutions) compliance with the data protection framework. The Report also underscores the EDPS’ increasing role in advocating for the respect of privacy and data protection in EU legislation.

Wojciech Wiewiórowski, […]

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EDPS issues a reprimand to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) for moving to the cloud without proper data protection assessment

(Source: European Data Protection Supervisor)

On 1 April 2022, the EDPS reprimanded the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) for a breach of the Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2018/1725, applicable to Union institutions, offices, bodies and agencies.

The EDPS found that Frontex moved to the cloud without a timely, […]

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