Privacy and security by design: Comparing the EU and Israeli approaches to embedding privacy and security

Eldar Haber, Aurelia Tamò-Larrieux

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Abstract

Policymakers in the European Union and Israel are searching for regulatory strategies on how to best protect their citizens informational privacy. More recently, the focus has shifted towards Privacy and Security by Design as a mean to address current privacy concerns. While Privacy and Security by Design in itself is not a new idea, its implementation has taken new forms within the General Data Protection Regulation, as well as in various Israeli laws, inter alia, the Privacy Protection Regulations on Data Security. In this article we first analyse these implementations of Privacy and Security by Design and then compare the European and Israeli approaches with one another. We address the question of which approach provides more guidance to developers with respect on how to embed Privacy and Security by Design measures into new services and products. We conclude by pointing to empirical research needed to further analyse the impact of the two different regulatory strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Article number105409
JournalComputer Law and Security Review
Volume37
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2020

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 Eldar Haber and Aurelia Tamò-Larrieux

Keywords

  • Data protection by design and default
  • Privacy by design
  • Security by design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting (all)
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Law

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