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What is the Data Protection Act 1998?

Despite GDPR coming into force businesses may still find themselves sanctioned under the 1998 act
20 Jun 2019
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data protection

Data protection principles

If you process data, you can stay lawful by adhering to these principles
25 Mar 2019
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MPs in a muddle over GDPR and storing voters' personal data

Labour MP Chris Bryant says his staff were told to delete constituents' data
16 May 2018
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MPs urged to reject migrant clause in Data Protection Bill

The bill faces its last Commons reading today, with activists set to seek a judicial review if amendment remains
9 May 2018
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What is dark data?

Too many businesses are tackling the problem of dark data with additional storage, but this is an expensive and inefficient fix
20 Jul 2017
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Basildon Council fined £150,000 after revealing data online

Authority exposed personal data including mental health issues
1 Jun 2017
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Data guardian criticises DeepMind data sharing with NHS

National Data Guardian writes to hospital over data sharing with Google-owned company
16 May 2017
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The fight against the Investigatory Powers Bill isn't over

The Snooper's Charter may have been struck down - but it will be back
27 Feb 2017
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UK business executives lack confidence to interpret data

Survey finds execs aren’t confident in ability to derive insights from business information
8 Nov 2016
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Google plans first undersea network between LA and Hong Kong

Google partners with Facebook to provide 120 terabits per second speeds
13 Oct 2016
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Trump resort will not be charged for breaching data laws

Presidential hopeful's Scottish golf course failed to register under the Data Protection Act for four years
12 Aug 2016
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Security

Data stored on mobiles and computers worth $682

Kaspersky's research revealed the average ransomware demand is $300
14 Jul 2016
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Banks urged to share data but warned over security

Experts voice concern over security of open API recommendations
12 Feb 2016
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UK privacy watchdog warns that IoT devices can track people

More must be done by manufacturers to warn users their data is being collected
11 Feb 2016
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EU centralises European open data through one portal

Open Data Portal will enable public sector bodies to share information
18 Nov 2015
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UK government Facebook data requests grow 71%

Only US and India ask for more user details from the social network
12 Nov 2015
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European data protection laws must respect human dignity

GDPR must reflect technological changes, but these cannot override rights, says EU expert
10 Nov 2015
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Experts question Snooper's Charter data storage requirements

Who will foot bill for physical infrastructure to house UK's browsing histories?
5 Nov 2015
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Mobile

Snapchat's T&Cs update could put user data at risk

Kaspersky said giving the service permission to share pictures with third parties could lead to a serious breach of privacy
3 Nov 2015
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Business strategy

Transport Systems Catapult launches data sources catalogue

Intelligent Mobility Data Index could push forward smart transport innovation in the UK
15 Jun 2015
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Business strategy

What Big Data means for the Internet of Things

Experts claim that “data is a new product”
31 May 2015
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Network & Internet

BT should open up dark fibre to rivals, says Ofcom

Regulator wants rivals to have more freedom using BT’s data network
15 May 2015
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open source

EMC makes software-defined ViPR open source

Project CoprHD is being released to the dev community via GitHub
6 May 2015