Last year was a dynamic year in privacy, with frequently updated regulations and guidance, and there are no signs of slowing down in 2022. There are various privacy laws approaching enforcement and many new laws on the horizon across global regions, including EMEA, APAC, and the Americas. In addition to regional privacy laws, there is also an anticipated increase in concern in data security for AI and other innovative technology, in which these developments are creating a conversation for data privacy, security by design, and cybersecurity.
Watch the OneTrust DataGuidance webinar, where privacy analysts uncover the anticipated developments and timeline for regional regulations in 2022.
Key takeaways include:
- EMEA: UK data plan, regulatory focus on AI, data transfers, and more
- Africa / Middle East: New and amended data protection laws throughout Jordan, Botswana, Gambia, Rwanda, Kenya, UAE, India, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt
- APAC: guidance on data protection laws in China and Japan, Thailand’s PDPA enforcement, and more
- Americas: Reintroduction of several US privacy bills, Canada’s Bill C-11 updates, and considerations for ransomware and incident response