Today, July, 7 the National Center for Personal Data Protection (NCPDP) in collaboration with TAIEX project experts organizes the National Conference “The impact of new technologies, caused by the COVID – 19 pandemic, on personal data protection in the public sector”. Based on the global situation of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic, the event takes place online.
The aim of the workshop is to present the aspects of the impact of technologies in the field of personal data protection. The event will serve as an opportunity for a sharing of experience and good practices on raising awareness and informing the public sector about cybersecurity and the impact of new technologies caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on personal data protection, to a state institution.
The workshop is conducted by personal data protection experts from Italy, Latvia and Lithuania. Amongst the topics addressed by the experts are: current challenges regarding personal data protection for the public sector (EU experience); requirements of data protection legislation at international level; the difference between data privacy and data security; steps taken by public institutions to protect citizens from personal data breaches, data breach notifications; obligation of secrecy; national cyber security governance framework (NIS directive), as well as overview of cyber security incidents that has impact on personal data.
The event is attended by about 70 representatives of the public sector.
The workshop is organized and funded by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX).