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Thought of the Day: When will a major cyber-attack on the UK happen? 0

Ciaran Martin, head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, has said that it is a matter of time before the UK faces a major cyber-attack. Although the UK has

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UK firms ahead of EU rivals in getting ready for GDPR D-Day 0

British businesses are streets ahead of their European counterparts when it comes to getting in shape for GDPR, beating even the ultra-efficient Germans into a cocked hat, according to a

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News analysis: Can the UK prove its data adequacy post-Brexit? 0

What does the UK hope to have in common from 29th March 2019 with the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Canada, Faeroe islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand,

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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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Data protection bill amended to protect security researchers 0

Exemption added after researchers said efforts to demonstrate inadequate anonymisation could fall foul of law The government is to amend the data protection bill to protect security researchers who work

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No tracking, no revenue: Apple’s privacy feature costs ad companies millions 0

Ad-tech firm Criteo likely to cut its 2018 revenue by more than a fifth after Apple blocked ‘pervasive’ tracking on web browser Safari Internet advertising firms are losing hundreds of

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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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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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