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GDPR in the News

Company previously fined for making nuisance calls is prosecuted for failing to change its ways 0

A company that has already been fined for making nuisance calls has now been prosecuted in a criminal court for continuing to break the law. Direct Choice Home Improvements Limited

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Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) took down its website after a warning that hackers were taking control of visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. Security researcher Scott Helme said more than

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Cybersecurity Salaries 7% Up In 2018 0

Salaries for cybersecurity specialists are set to rise by 7% this year, according to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey. That will be the highest wage raise among IT professionals,

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NHS Trusts Failed Cyber Security Assessment 0

Every single one of the 200 British NHS trusts so far assessed for cyber security resilience has failed an onsite assessment, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee were told on

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GDPR – Processing Personal Data 0

Under both the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”) organisations must ensure there is a lawful basis for processing personal data. If there is

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The GDPR Deadline Is Near & Business Is Not Ready 0

Under half of businesses are aware of forthcoming data protection laws they’ll be subject to in just four months’ time – or what the new legislation means for how information

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Accident recovery firm employee who sold personal data to nuisance callers is fined 0

A former worker at an accident repair firm who downloaded and sold the personal data of motorists to nuisance callers has been fined. Phillip Bagnall, 33, of Scotta Road, Eccles,

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The AI Lock In Loop 0

Much more awareness is needed about the importance of making the right kind of ethical decisions in artificial intelligence, according to Azeem Azhar, an entrepreneur, investor and tech industry veteran

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Business Cybersecurity Strategy 0

In the last decade there have been a growing number of cyber-attacks on business. A huge range of organisations and companies around the world have been affected by the WannaCry

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LET’S PREPARE YOU FOR GDPR (NOT SCARE YOU) 0

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last few months, you’ll have heard about GDPR. The Information Commissioner describes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as “the biggest

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