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ICO faces legal action over ‘failure to regulate’ adtech industry

Campaigners may sue the data regulator for declining to take action against “massive data breaches”
17 Jan 2020
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‘National security’ can’t be used as an excuse to bypass privacy laws

A preliminary ECJ ruling would limit the power of member states to sidestep privacy and data protection laws
16 Jan 2020
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Currys PC World parent firm hit with £500k fine over historic data breach

Hackers said to have stolen data belonging to 14 million customers over a nine-month period
9 Jan 2020
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Box CEO: Most internet users will ditch privacy for online services

Exec claims introduction of Californian privacy act won't have much of an impact on businesses
3 Jan 2020
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What is GDPR? Everything you need to know

Does your organisation comply with the toughest ever set of data protection rules?
23 Dec 2019
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Thief swipes sensitive details of 30,000 Facebook employees

Stolen hard drives contained personal banking information including payroll data
16 Dec 2019
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ORG claims voter profiles are inaccurate and illegal

Open Rights Group demands leading parties stop using claimants data for microtargeting election campaigns
9 Dec 2019
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UK-US data flow agreement could involve watering down standards

Leaked documents suggest the Privacy Shield will eventually make way for a much deeper trans-Atlantic relationship
6 Dec 2019
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European Parliament under investigation over election data sharing

Legislature used a third-party firm thought to be at the centre of electoral controversy in the UK and US
29 Nov 2019
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Understanding the must-haves of modern data protection

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29 Nov 2019
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Trends in modern data protection

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15 Nov 2019
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Microsoft commits to honouring California Consumer Privacy Act nationwide

It's the first company to make such a promise, but it might not be as rose-tinted as it seems
12 Nov 2019
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German housing giant fined £12.5m for GDPR violations

The firm’s archive system held onto highly sensitive data from bank statements to health insurance records
7 Nov 2019
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Our 5-minute guide to Managed File Transfer

The ins and outs of MFT: What it is and why it surpasses the competition
1 Nov 2019
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Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 ICO fine

However, the social media giant has made no admission of liability
30 Oct 2019
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EU raises "serious concerns" over Microsoft's data practices

EPDS tells EU organisations that outsourcing any data processing means they’re still responsible
21 Oct 2019
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What to expect from Commvault GO 2019

With new leadership comes big expectations for the data recovery and backup specialist
14 Oct 2019
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US blacklists Chinese surveillance firms over Uyghur abuse

The US stops trade with 28 entities which targeted Uyghur Muslims with AI surveillance tech
8 Oct 2019
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US big tech suffers as federal privacy bill delayed

Firms must comply with California's strict data laws in lieu of a federal bill
1 Oct 2019
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How to maintain your privacy on social media

Even the most privacy conscious individuals can be caught out by misconfigured accounts
16 Sep 2019
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Small businesses ‘unprepared’ for no-deal Brexit

Tech firms are not are aware of guidance, nor government support, as opposition against no-deal mounts
13 Sep 2019
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MPs demand social media chats of Downing Street advisors

Staff are thought to have discussed Brexit no-deal planning through personal channels like WhatsApp and Facebook messenger
10 Sep 2019
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Employees warned against holding on to data when quitting

ICO says it will take a tough stance against those found in breach of Data Protection Act 2018
6 Sep 2019