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data protection

Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 ICO fine

However, the social media giant has made no admission of liability
30 Oct 2019
Policy & legislation

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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data protection

What to expect from Commvault GO 2019

With new leadership comes big expectations for the data recovery and backup specialist
14 Oct 2019
Policy & legislation

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
data protection

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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data protection

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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Policy & legislation

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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Policy & legislation

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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Policy & legislation

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
data protection

Dutch data regulator warns Windows 10 still breaches privacy

Unlawful data collection practices found despite company changes
28 Aug 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What is a data protection officer?

Find out what the data protection officer role involves and who you need to hire
25 Jul 2019
Policy & legislation

Facebook’s historic $5bn FTC settlement a "sweetheart deal"

Critics worry this is a missed opportunity to change Facebook's data practices after the Cambridge Analytica scandal
15 Jul 2019
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Information Commissioner

Businesses more reliant on ICO as data breach reports rise

Fourfold increase in organisations reporting data breaches points to big year ahead as GDPR fines begin rolling in
10 Jul 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

British Airways faces record £183m ICO GDPR fine

The penalty represents 1.5% of the firm’s annual turnover for hacks that affected 500,000 people
8 Jul 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Nine top GDPR tips for email marketing strategies

It's not all doom and gloom - here's how you can make GDPR work for you
1 Jul 2019

The biggest threat to your privacy is you

We're far too careless with our own personal data, especially on the Tube
29 Jun 2019
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Policy & legislation

ICO claims AdTech industry 'violating data protection laws'

Privacy group welcomes the ICO report but accuses the regulator of proceeding slowly on "massive illegality"
21 Jun 2019
data protection

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: downtime is money

Smarter approaches to data protection and recovery
31 May 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR is shaping the role of privacy in brand survival

Despite big fines levied, Citrix’s privacy chief says we still don’t have a sense of what enforcement will look like
24 May 2019
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Information Commissioner

£120,000 ICO fine allegedly based on inaccurate information

The fined company was accused of working with a third-party to distribute more than four million unsolicited text messages
8 May 2019

The ICO compels HMRC to delete 5m biometric records

The action was prompted after the records were found to be collected unethically since January 2017
7 May 2019
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data protection

Google to offer 'auto-delete' for web tracking history

The tech giant's new tools follow data privacy updates from Microsoft and Facebook
2 May 2019
data protection

Bounty fined by ICO for unlawfully sharing member data

The company shared the data of 14 million people without gaining full permission to do so
15 Apr 2019