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UKIP appeals against ICO request for info on Brexit data dealings 0

Commish ‘forced’ to invoke statutory powers with ‘difficult’ organisations By Rebecca Hill 14 Dec 2017 UKIP has appealed to the information tribunal after the Information Commissioner’s Office ordered it to

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UK.gov delays biometrics strategy again – but cops will still use the tech 0

Tech’s too ‘fast moving’ for framework, but not for slurping your face The Home Office has admitted the UK’s biometrics strategy won’t be published until next year, as MPs slam

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Update on ICO investigation into data analytics for political purposes 0

By Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner. In May I announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. We’re looking at how personal information was analysed to target people

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UK.gov told: Your frantic farming of pupils’ data is getting a little creepy 0

Plans to extend slurping to why kids quit mainstream education Plans to expand the vast National Pupil Database to include information on why kids leave mainstream education have been slammed

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TechUK Data Ethics Summit 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the TechUK Data Ethics Summit on 13 December 2017. Thanks for inviting me here today. I’m pleased that the issues of data protection are taking such

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10 Things About The Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) 2

Have you heard about the European Union’s Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive, which is scheduled to enter into member state law in 2018? Maybe not. Both the world’s attention

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Guilty verdicts in trial against a company and rogue private investigators 0

A firm of loss adjusters has been found guilty of unlawfully disclosing personal data illegally obtained by senior members of their staff and private investigators. A director and senior employee

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Privacy regulator warns MPs over shared passwords 0

The UK’s data privacy regulator has cautioned MPs about sharing work computer passwords. It follows tweets by three Conservative Party MPs over the weekend claiming that they had provided their

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Yet another NSA intel breach discovered on AWS. It’s time to worry. 0

Once again the US government displays a level of ineptitude that can only be described as ‘Equifaxian‘ in nature. An AWS bucket with 47 viewable files was found configured for

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MP Nadine Dorries defends ‘shared password’ tweet 0

A Conservative MP has defended her cyber-security arrangements after revealing she shares her login passwords with all her staff. Nadine Dorries said this included “interns on exchange programmes”, triggering a

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