UK gov seeks advice from IT decision makers on 'data maturity' models
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data modeling

UK gov seeks advice from IT decision makers on 'data maturity' models

The government's Data Quality Hub is hoping to use industry knowledge to create a single model to use across departments
29 Jul 2021
Mastercard banned from taking on new customers in India after flouting data rules
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Policy & legislation

Mastercard banned from taking on new customers in India after flouting data rules

The country’s reserve bank found that the payment provider did not comply with a data policy established in 2018
16 Jul 2021
What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?
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Network & Internet

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

We examine the groundbreaking new data law that's often referred to as "America's GDPR"
13 Jul 2021
Privacy group files GDPR lawsuit against online advertising industry
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Privacy group files GDPR lawsuit against online advertising industry

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties is going after Amazon, Facebook, Google and more over alleged data privacy breaches
16 Jun 2021
US Supreme Court gives LinkedIn green light to fight data scraping
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data governance

US Supreme Court gives LinkedIn green light to fight data scraping

A lower court ruling previously barred the company from preventing hiQ Labs from accessing information that its members had made public
15 Jun 2021
Canadian mounted police broke law with Clearview AI deal
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Canadian mounted police broke law with Clearview AI deal

The use of a facial image database violated the country’s Privacy Act, said Canada’s privacy regulator
11 Jun 2021
Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans
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privacy

Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans

Pooling pseudonymised medical records risks undermining doctor-patient trust, warns shadow health minister
7 Jun 2021
EU to unveil plans for 'bloc-wide' digital wallet
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digital currency

EU to unveil plans for 'bloc-wide' digital wallet

Plans for a biometrically secured app to be revealed on Wednesday and could be fully operational by next year
1 Jun 2021
Enabling operational resiliency with Veritas
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Whitepaper

Enabling operational resiliency with Veritas

Boost your DX goals with data and infrastructure insights
18 May 2021
Australia steps closer to cross-border data transfers with US
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Policy & legislation

Australia steps closer to cross-border data transfers with US

A parliamentary committee has recommended 24 changes to a bill before Australia can share data with foreign countries
13 May 2021
NHS app will be used as digital vaccine passport
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privacy

NHS app will be used as digital vaccine passport

Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirmed the plans ahead of the UK’s re-entry into international tourism
28 Apr 2021
UKRI invests £700k in digital security SMEs
Cyber security
cyber security

UKRI invests £700k in digital security SMEs

The fund will be given to ten companies to help radically update the foundation of insecure digital computing infrastructure
10 Mar 2021
EU set to grant UK data adequacy status
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data protection

EU set to grant UK data adequacy status

The agreement ensuring data flows continue will be reviewed every four years and may be subject to legal challenges
16 Feb 2021
'Narrowly-focused' data strategy not enough to build on local government progress
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Data & insights

'Narrowly-focused' data strategy not enough to build on local government progress

COVID-fuelled innovation could stall unless the government follows through on the promises it's made
4 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data

How a robust data strategy can transform community health and medicine
4 Dec 2020
Biden win 'would be good for global tech'
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Policy & legislation

Biden win 'would be good for global tech'

Tech lobby group hopeful of greater international collaboration under a Biden administration
5 Nov 2020
Zenhua data leak contained Boris Johnson's personal data
data governance

Zenhua data leak contained Boris Johnson's personal data

Information on the prime minister has been collected by a Shenzen firm with alleged links to the Chinese Communist Party
14 Sep 2020
UK signs 'historic' data deal with Japan
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UK signs 'historic' data deal with Japan

The provisional agreement contains digital and data provisions that go far beyond the deal signed between Japan and the EU, gov claims
11 Sep 2020
How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?
data protection

How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?

Contributing solutions might be more helpful than making inaccurate comparisons
4 Sep 2020
Google won't respond to data requests from Hong Kong authorities
data governance

Google won't respond to data requests from Hong Kong authorities

Google ends cooperation with Hong Kong authorities in response to sweeping national security law
14 Aug 2020
GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Tips for ensuring your business is compliant with the new rules, whether you're overhauling old processes or setting up a business from scratch
8 Jul 2020
Slack brings data residency to the UK
data governance

Slack brings data residency to the UK

Move is designed to target customers in highly-regulated industries
24 Apr 2020
UK data think-tanks clash over the use of contact-tracing apps
data governance

UK data think-tanks clash over the use of contact-tracing apps

Government warned not to exploit pandemic to expand "snooping regime with minimal scrutiny"
24 Apr 2020