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Hagaziekenhuis fined for insufficient internal security of patient files

An investigation by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DDPA) showed that dozens of hospital employees had unnecessarily inspected the medical file of a well-known Dutch person. The AP imposes a fine of 460,000 euros on the Hagaziekenhuis for insufficient security. In terms of technical and organizational measures, the Hospital has taken insufficient security measures in […]

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More effectiveness of the Dutch Data Protection Authority

The Dutch Data Protection Authority, which has to supervise compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will be given more clout. The Council of Ministers has decided to significantly increase the regulator’s budget, so that there are more possibilities to check compliance with the upcoming GDPR. Until now, there were too few financial resources […]