Author Archives: Biagio Lammoglia

About Biagio Lammoglia

Biagio Lammoglia is a freelancer as a Compliance & Privacy Officer since 2014. For the previous sixteen years he had been working with a retail company, first as a Technical and Infrastuctured Manager and then as a Security and Compliance Officer, providing guidance in security strategy, policies and privacy issue. He is a graduate of the University of Milan in Computer Science (formally Laurea in Scienze dell'Informazione) and member of CLUSIT (Associazione Italiana per la Sicurezza Informatica) as well as member of FederPrivacy (Federazione Italiana della Privacy).

GDPR has been APPROVED! – Roadmap to approval

  Wednesday January 25th, 2012 4 years, 2 months, 20 days OR 1541 days later… Thursday April 14th, 2016 General Data Protection Regulation has been APPROVED   “The European Parliament, (…) Approves the Council position at first reading; Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the Council position; Instructs its President to sign… Read More »

GDPR – LIBE Commission Final Step

On 12 April 2016 the LIBE Committee (European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) voted to adopt the final agreement on the new Legal Framewok on Data Protection (both Directive and Regulation aka GDPR). The new Directive has been approved with a majority of 45 approvals, 4 against and 1 abstention. The… Read More »

GDPR… ready for the last step!

On 8 April 2016, the Council adopted its position at First Reading on Data Protection Reform. The European Parliament is expected to vote in Second Reading at its plenary session on Thursday 14 April. Approving the Council’s position without amendments will complete the legislative process. The Regulation will then be publish in the Official Journal of the… Read More »

EU Data Protection Reform: two steps forward

First step – #EuDataP compromise texts approved by LIBE Committe European Parliament – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE Committee) On Thursday Dec 17, 2015 the LIBE Committee confirmed the Data Protection Reform (both Regulation and Directive). The Committee approved the Regulation by 48 votes to 4, with 4 abstention. The Directive was… Read More »

Waiting for the last Trilogue… #GDPR under the Christmas tree?

Members of the European Parliament and national governments are in final negotiations to find an agreement on a new EU-wide data protection law. Just one more trilogue meeting (on Tue Dec 15, 2015) to conclude the final release of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a text that’s been subject of intense negotiation for almost four… Read More »

The Council adopted a General Approach on the Directive in the law enforcement area

On 9 October 2015, the Council of the European Union reached a General Approach on the Proposal for a Directive on protecting personal data processed for the purpose of law enforcement (full text here). Another milestone in the process of approving the Data Protection Reform as the Reform is, in fact, a legislative PACKAGE  that includes two legislative… Read More »

Overview of roadmap for General Data Protection Regulation

In the beginning of 2012 the European Commission published the first draft of the “Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data“. It has been about four years in the making and the final release of the new General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be… Read More »