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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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ICO offers more support to SMEs ahead of Small Business Saturday 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is supporting Small Business Saturday by providing a range of dedicated products to help SMEs prepare for new data protection laws. The annual event takes

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Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping 0

Google is being taken to court, accused of collecting the personal data of millions of users, in the first mass legal action of its kind in the UK. It focuses

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Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up 0

Uber has revealed that 2.7 million British riders and drivers were affected by a 2016 data breach that it covered up for more than a year. A total of 57

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Startups Are Changing The Future Of Cybersecurity 0

From a web-encrypting router to an automated platform helping to protect against data incidents in businesses, the startups helping to shape the future of cybersecurity pitched their ideas on the

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Latest ICO statement on Uber data breach 0

UPDATE: Wednesday 29 November 2017   James Dipple-Johnstone said: “Uber has confirmed its data breach in October 2016 affected approximately 2.7million user accounts in the UK.   “Uber has said

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