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Data Breaches

Thought of the Day: What would a £400,000 fine be under the GDPR? 0

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 following a cyber attack in 2015. Hackers were able to access the personal data of over three million customers and one thousand employees. Currently,

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Thought of the Day: Legacy IT Systems and Cybersecurity 0

Older operating systems like Windows XP are at a higher risk of being attacked than more recent operating systems. As Windows XP is no longer patched or updated by Microsoft,

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Data breach class actions – be careful what you Which? for 0

Should somebody tell the Consumer’s Association – the august campaigning charity and publisher of Which? – about the law of unintended consequences? In particular, should it rethink its calls to

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ICO dishes out £400,000 fine to Carphone Warehouse 0

Carphone Warehouse has paid a high price for a catalogue of data governance failings after becoming only the second ever company to be fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office,

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Carphone Warehouse fined for ‘striking’ number of failures that led to data breach 0

Information Commissioner’s Office fines company £400,000 for ‘concerning’ security issues following investigation of hack of 3m customers’ data Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for

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Thought of the Day: How do I know if I’ve been hacked? 0

There have been a number of high-profile hacks in recent years, including Equifax in 2017 that exposed the social security numbers (and other data) of 143 million Americans. The NHS

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Directors Who Conceal Cyber Attacks Could Face Prison 0

UK companies who are still living in dread of GDPR should thank their lucky stars they are not operating in the US, where a group of Democrats is planning to

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Get Into Gear On GDPR 0

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 represents a watershed moment for data regulation. The Data Protection Act of 1998 will be bolstered by the

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Thought of the Day: Does Data Protection need more international harmonisation and supervision? 0

In the world of financial crime prevention and anti money laundering, there are many international organisations that work together to provide guidance and monitor companies globally. This includes the Financial

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Thought of the Day: Is it ok to share login details and passwords at work? 0

It’s probably general knowledge and work rules that you shouldn’t share your login details with others, but is it important to actually follow this? In the past week Nadine Dorries,

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