The EU will fine the company for concealment of hacking personal data

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy fotobanka in the EU at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Archival photoThe EU will fine the company for concealment of hacking personal data© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

Regulatory bodies of member countries of the European Union, responsible for supervising the protection of personal data, will be entitled to impose fines amounting to 20 million euros for the Telecom company in case of their concealment of the data about hacking and/or hacking attempts clients ‘ personal data, said Wednesday the European Commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality Vera jourova.

«In may 2018, the company will be required to report the risks of penetration into the system of personal data within 72 hours,» she told reporters in Brussels.

According Yurova, new rules approved Wednesday by the Executive Board of the European Union.

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