data protection

Webhose and Signal Corp boost data breach detection
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Webhose and Signal Corp boost data breach detection

Webhose will send dark web data to Signal Corp, allowing it to detect breaches early and alert enterprises
7 Oct 2020
ICO to relax GDPR enforcement during coronavirus economic downturn
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

ICO to relax GDPR enforcement during coronavirus economic downturn

Fines for data breaches likely to be much lower until organisations can recover
16 Apr 2020
The NHS teams up with Apple and Google on coronavirus tracking app
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The NHS teams up with Apple and Google on coronavirus tracking app

The software will send alerts to people who have been in touch with infected users
14 Apr 2020
Health sites are 'unlawfully' sharing medical data with Facebook and Google
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data protection

Health sites are 'unlawfully' sharing medical data with Facebook and Google

Irish DPC warns that tracking allows sensitive information to be shared with major internet firms
7 Apr 2020
Supreme Court rules Morrisons was not liable for 2014 data breach
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Supreme Court rules Morrisons was not liable for 2014 data breach

Supermarket can't be held liable for the criminal actions of a former auditor who leaked financial data
1 Apr 2020
UK government may trace COVID-19 patients using mobile phone data
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UK government may trace COVID-19 patients using mobile phone data

The ICO pledges to take into account “compelling public interest” for any potential data protection violations
20 Mar 2020
Irish data regulator racks up GDPR cases against Big Tech
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Irish data regulator racks up GDPR cases against Big Tech

Complaints soared by 75% in 2019 and multinational tech probes climbed to 21, although no fines were collected
24 Feb 2020
EU-US data transfer tools used by Facebook ruled legal
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data management

EU-US data transfer tools used by Facebook ruled legal

Seven-year legal battle set to end after EU adviser decides standard contractual clauses are adequate
19 Dec 2019
Arcserve UDP 9240DR review: Beef up your backups
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Arcserve UDP 9240DR review: Beef up your backups

A data protection host that has it all
4 Apr 2019
ICO says Metropolitan Police breached data protection laws
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ICO says Metropolitan Police breached data protection laws

The Matrix stores information of alleged gang members and victims which is shared with public bodies
23 Nov 2018
GDPR doesn't just apply to digital data
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GDPR doesn't just apply to digital data

If you think GDPR only covers digital systems, it’s time to think again.
18 Jul 2018
Netgear ReadyNAS RN426 review
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Netgear ReadyNAS RN426 review

A good value 6-bay NAS appliance that teams up unbeatable data protection features with an impressive performance
9 Nov 2017
What does GDPR mean to security?
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What does GDPR mean to security?

GDPR can make cybercrime seem even more terrifying, but can actually be a tool to keep predators at bay
24 Oct 2017
The white hat brigade
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The white hat brigade

In the battle against cyber-crime, many hackers are working for the common good
23 Oct 2017
Government's teen-oriented social media guidelines
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Government's teen-oriented social media guidelines

Children’s Commissioner aims to make it easier for teens to understand the policies of social networking sites
29 Sep 2017
Government seeks early data sharing deal with EU
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Government seeks early data sharing deal with EU

Brexit might mean Brexit, but the UK is aiming for common data regulations with Europe
25 Aug 2017
LinkedIn cannot block third-parties from data access
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business intelligence (BI)

LinkedIn cannot block third-parties from data access

The ruling may have implications for social media users wishing to control how their data is collected
15 Aug 2017
ICO investigating use of data in political campaigns
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Business strategy

ICO investigating use of data in political campaigns

The investigation will determine if parties breached data protection laws
18 May 2017
Facebook fined €110m over WhatsApp data sharing claims
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Facebook fined €110m over WhatsApp data sharing claims

Facebook hit by second European fine in two days
18 May 2017
The IT Pro view: Data protection and GDPR
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The IT Pro view: Data protection and GDPR

Our opinions on the challenges, and opportunities, ahead
5 May 2017
Two men plead guilty to TalkTalk hack
Security

Two men plead guilty to TalkTalk hack

Tamworth pair admit to offences under the Computer Misuse act
27 Apr 2017
Uber sued over divorce
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Uber sued over divorce

Mock the adulterous husband, but Uber should be better at protecting data
10 Feb 2017
Beyond PCI compliance
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Beyond PCI compliance

As data protection demands evolve, so must managed service providers
23 Jan 2017