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The ICIC adopts Johannesburg Charter 0

T he ICIC is the   International Conference of Information Commissioners. The Conference was first held in 2003 when Information Commissioners and Ombudsmen met for the first time in Berlin

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How has GDPR affected cyber security since it became law? 0

Businesses that overlook their data protection responsibilities now face the possibility of huge fines as well as reputational damage The initial fanfare might have subsided, but some universal truths remain.

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UK firms more worried about Brexit than GDPR 0

Optimism about data regulation grows as Brexit worries loom IT decision makers across the UK have begun to see how data regulation can positively impact their organisations’ commercial operations according

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Struggling with GDPR compliance? Don’t waste money on legal advice: Buy a shredder 0

Oh, and this visitor book. How about a £60 cardboard bin? There is, it seems, no deterring the General Data Protection Regulation snake-oil sellers, who will happily stick “GDPR compliant”

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ICO fines Vote Leave £40,000 for sending unlawful text messages 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Vote Leave Limited £40,000 for sending out thousands of unsolicited text messages in the run up to the 2016 EU referendum. Source: ico.org.uk

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A call for participation: Building the ICO’s auditing framework for Artificial Intelligence 0

Simon McDougall, Executive Director for Technology Policy and Innovation, invites comment from organisations on the development of an auditing framework for AI. Source: ico.org.uk

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Two Birmingham workers fined for data protection breaches 0

Employees could face a criminal prosecution if they access or share personal data without a valid reason, the Information Commissioner’s Office has warned. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO raids businesses in Brighton and Birmingham suspected of making millions of nuisance calls 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has searched two addresses as part of an investigation into businesses suspected of making live and automated nuisance calls. Following a year-long investigation, two teams

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International Conference of Information Commissioners 2019 0

Information Commissioner and Chairperson of the ICIC Governance Group, Elizabeth Denham, makes the opening address of the International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC). Source: ico.org.uk

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Blog: Adtech fact finding forum shows consensus on need for change 0

There’s a well-quoted line from Steve Jobs, that as Apple CEO he didn’t employ smart people to tell them what to do, but so that they could tell him what

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