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Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
Home Office to collect foreign offenders' biometric data using smartwatch scheme
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privacy

Home Office to collect foreign offenders' biometric data using smartwatch scheme

Facial recognition and geolocation data will be matched against Home Office, Ministry of Justice and police databases
5 Aug 2022
Tim Hortons 'offers free coffee and donut' to app users to settle data lawsuit
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privacy

Tim Hortons 'offers free coffee and donut' to app users to settle data lawsuit

Canadian privacy commissioners found that the coffee giant had tracked and recorded the movements of its app users every few minutes of the day, even …
1 Aug 2022
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
28 Jul 2022
DataGrail hires former Shopify VP Cathy Polinsky as CTO
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Business strategy

DataGrail hires former Shopify VP Cathy Polinsky as CTO

The new hire stressed that data privacy is a human right as DataGrail looks to boost customer control
27 Jul 2022
Southern co-operative faces legal complaint for facial recognition CCTV
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privacy

Southern co-operative faces legal complaint for facial recognition CCTV

Rights group Big Brother Watch has written to the Information Commissioner to “stop unlawful processing”
26 Jul 2022
Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum
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Security

Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum

Email addresses, passwords, and zip codes are all thought to have been stolen by the hacker
21 Jul 2022
Thales and SAP partner to secure data in public cloud
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data protection

Thales and SAP partner to secure data in public cloud

Thales’ CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager now supports SAP’s Data Custodian
20 Jul 2022
Chinese authorities to fine Didi $1 billion following cyber security review
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Policy & legislation

Chinese authorities to fine Didi $1 billion following cyber security review

The ride-hailing company will also reportedly be allowed to list its app on domestic app stores once again
19 Jul 2022
Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use
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business communications

Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use

US gov report criticises bank for conducting business via personal channels of communications
15 Jul 2022
Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach
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data breaches

Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach

An unknown attacker stole the data of over a billion citizens from a police database, in one of the largest breaches recorded in history
15 Jul 2022
ID.me pushes for US-wide privacy legislation
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Policy & legislation

ID.me pushes for US-wide privacy legislation

The latest push follows Apple CEO Tim Cook advocating support for the "strongest privacy bill possible"
14 Jul 2022
ICO crackdown on AI recruitment part of three-year vision to save businesses £100 million
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data protection

ICO crackdown on AI recruitment part of three-year vision to save businesses £100 million

ICO25 outlines a fresh approach that involves releasing learning materials, advice, and a new ICO-moderated discussion forum for businesses
14 Jul 2022
FTC fires warning against sensitive data misuse
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Policy & legislation

FTC fires warning against sensitive data misuse

The agency has responded to fears around biometric data breaches, including those relating to abortion services
13 Jul 2022
Why does the UK government want to replace GDPR with the Data Reform Bill?
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Policy & legislation

Why does the UK government want to replace GDPR with the Data Reform Bill?

Critics brand the EU's regulations as inflexible and counterproductive, but do the claims stand up to scrutiny?
11 Jul 2022
Cross-party MPs urge ban on two Chinese CCTV companies citing ethics and security concerns
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Policy & legislation

Cross-party MPs urge ban on two Chinese CCTV companies citing ethics and security concerns

Hikvision and Dahua are used by over 60% of UK public bodies, despite widespread criticism around alleged ties to crimes in Xinjiang
5 Jul 2022
Solve cyber resilience challenges with storage solutions
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Whitepaper

Solve cyber resilience challenges with storage solutions

Fundamental capabilities of cyber-resilient IT infrastructure
4 Jul 2022
Storage's role in addressing the challenges of ensuring cyber resilience
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Whitepaper

Storage's role in addressing the challenges of ensuring cyber resilience

Understanding the role of data storage in cyber resiliency
4 Jul 2022
GDPR and the cloud
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cloud computing

GDPR and the cloud

We take a look at the core areas you need to consider to be GDPR compliant whilst using the cloud
1 Jul 2022
Review calls for urgent new laws over use of biometric technology
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Policy & legislation

Review calls for urgent new laws over use of biometric technology

Report also calls for the creation of a biometrics ethics board and greater scrutiny of data sharing
30 Jun 2022
FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores
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data protection

FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores

This comes after it emerged that TikTok’s owners in Beijing have repeatedly accessed sensitive data collected from US citizens
29 Jun 2022
UK unveils Data Reform Bill, scrapping parts of GDPR and promising £1 billion in savings
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data protection

UK unveils Data Reform Bill, scrapping parts of GDPR and promising £1 billion in savings

The reforms, which stop short of abolishing GDPR entirely, also include an overhaul to the Information Commissioner's Office and a watering-down of ru…
16 Jun 2022
Mozilla adds 'Total Cookie Protection' to its browser
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privacy

Mozilla adds 'Total Cookie Protection' to its browser

The new function will separate cookies into a "cookie jar" and prevent user tracking
15 Jun 2022