CNIL Fines Video Streaming Company Up To €50,000

Author:Mr Laurent De Muyter, Undine von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk, Bastiaan A. Kout, Jonathon Little, Martin Lotz, Hatziri Minaudier, Selma Olthof, Audrey M. Paquet, Sara Rizzon, Irene Robledo, Elizabeth A. Robertson and Rhys Thomas
Profession:Jones Day

On July 24, the CNIL fined a company operating in the video streaming sector up to50,000 for inadequate security (source document in French). The company experienced a data incident in 2016 affecting approximately 82.5 million email addresses. The CNIL determined that the company lacked security measures, such as the use of encryption when storing the credentials of administrative accounts...

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