Annual Privacy Forum 2021

17 Jun 2021 - 18 Jun 2021


Annual Privacy Forum (APF) 2021 will take place online on 17 and 18 June.

The APF 2021 is organised by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, DG CONNECT and the University of Oslo.

The main focus is on the The value of personal data in the online world has significantly increased over the last years as electronic products, services and processes have permeated every fold of everyday life. Limitations in the transparency, the functionality and interconnectivity of online and communication services increases the risk of having personal data processed out of control of any accountable person or organization or simply becoming exposed to all sorts of privacy threats.

The EU legal framework on personal data protection is key in an effort to better control the processing of personal data while ensuring an adequate level of protection. Even the best legislative efforts cannot keep up to speed with the pace of innovative technology and business models that challenge the way personal data is processed and privacy is protected across the EU and beyond; therefore, examining what is at stake and where threats thereto originate from becomes of paramount importance.

More information on the event can be found here.