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For GDPR compliance, documentation is just as important as execution 0

For enterprises struggling to meet the May 2018 deadline of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many of the complicated requirements for data may seem out of reach. Realistically,

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Thousands of Debenhams flower delivery service customers who ordered bouquets online have card details stolen 1

26,000 personal details stolen in cyber attack at Debenhams Flowers Website was run by third party which also does its wine and hampers Debenhams says its clothing website not affected

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Greater Manchester Police fined after victim interview videos go missing 2

Greater Manchester Police has been fined £150,000 after three DVDs containing footage of interviews with victims of violent or sexual crimes got lost in the post. Source: ICO.org

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Online retailer left customers’ financial details vulnerable to cyber attack 0

An online building products supplier has been fined £55,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after the firm failed to protect its customers’ personal information. Source: ICO.org

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Many companies lack GDPR plan, PwC data shows 0

Many organisations around the world do not have a coherent plan to prepare for compliance with the EU’s new data protection laws Organisations are failing to address the most important

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BBC exposes flaws in ‘world’s most secure’ email service 8

A BBC Click investigation has thrown doubt on claims that the small, personal email server Nomx can provide “absolute security”. Created by entrepreneur Will Donaldson, Nomx says it uses the

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TalkTalk Hack: Two Men Plead Guilty 0

Two men have pleaded guilty to hacking London-based telecommunications giant TalkTalk in October 2015. Matthew Hanley, 22, and Conner Douglas Allsopp, 20, both of Tamworth, England, have pleaded guilty to

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Information Commissioner warns political groups to campaign within the law 0

The UK’s Information Commissioner has written to all major political parties reminding them of their obligations when contacting potential supporters during the General Election campaign. Source: ICO.org

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Russian Hackers Said to Target French Presidential Candidate 0

Tactics Used to Influence Vote Seen as Means to Extort Businesses The purported hacking of computers linked to the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, supposedly by the same

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PassFreely Attack Bypasses Oracle Database Authentication 0

Equation Group Exploit Could Potentially Target More Than SWIFT Users Warning: A dumped Equation Group exploit can be used to bypass Oracle database authentication. The attack tool in question, called

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