Author Archives: Alessandro Cosenza

About Alessandro Cosenza

He is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) @ Bticino. He is responsible for maintaining the enterprise vision of ITC department . He works to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. He manages the team in order to , develop, implements and maintain processes across the organization to reduce information and information technology (IT) risks. He works as a Data Privacy Officer regarding the ITC department . In this role he oversees all the activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance and adherence to the organisation’s privacy policies and procedures related the ITC department. He holds the ISACA certifications, Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and He is also member of CLUSIT (Associazione Italiana per la Sicurezza Informatica He partecipated and obtained a university certificate regards the course in "Computer forensics e Data protection" in the University of Milan, Faculty of Law

Significant Declarations of the article 29 working party about The Privacy Shield

The negotiations between the EU and the United States seems replacing the Safe-Harbour to the new “EU-USA. Privacy Shield” . This new framework was recently discussed by WP29. In summary, there is no published evidence that the Privacy Shield actually provides an adequate level of protection; much work needs to be done by the Commission… Read More »

Safe Harbour is invalid – What’s the impact of the recent decision by the European Court of Justice

On 6 October the European Court of Justice (CJEU) adopted a fundamental decision on transfer of personal data between the EU and the USA. In case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems vs. Data Protection Commissioner the CJEU ruled that the Commission decision 2000/520, which states that the USA under the procedure known as “safe harbor” ensure adequate… Read More »

The French Data Protection Authority publishes its PIA manual

New guides for carrying out PIAs (Privacy Impact Assessments) have been published by the CNIL. The method will help data controllers to implement Privacy by design. A PIA (Privacy Impact Assessment) relies on two pillars: – The fundamental principles and rights, “non-negotiable”, fixed by law and that have to be complied with. They may -not… Read More »