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Thought of the Day: Why hide a data breach? 0

It was announced yesterday that Uber (US) had tried to conceal a data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers around the world. Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete

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Thought of the Day: Will DPOs get the blame if there is a data breach? 0

Being the Data Protection Officer of a company is a big responsibility. But what happens if there’s a data breach at a company – will the DPO be fired? Clearly,

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Do you know how much of your personal data online services hold? 0

In March 2017 Judith Duportail, a German reporter, requested a copy of all of her personal data held by the dating service Tinder. She is entitled to do so under

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Where will regulators focus first? 0

Will regulators wait for companies to ‘confess’ their data breaches? Or will they actively seek out companies that are not compliant? I’m sure no company wants to be the first

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Data Breaches – Are we all doomed? 0

As the Equifax data breach and associated insider trading fiasco continues to evolve, it threatens to be the most damaging and all encompassing data breach of all time. It has

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If Yahoo couldn’t prevent a massive breach, then who can? 1

It took years for Yahoo to identify the breach of over a billion users during 2013 and 2014. Given that Yahoo is a massive international technology company with enough money

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To report or not report? 0

Imagine next year, after the General Data Protection Regulation is enforced, a company identifies that there has been a data breach. They know they SHOULD report it… but what would

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Are companies being set up to breach the GDPR? 0

It’s unlikely that 100% of all companies affected by the General Data Protection Regulation will be fully prepared for the legal requirements by May 2018. Although many larger companies may

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RESOURCE: Pocket Guide to GDPR 0

We’ve stumbled across this handy little guide. Gain a clear understanding of the GDPR with this essential pocket guide, which explains: The terms and definitions used within the Regulation in

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The GDPR Guru Blog: Privacy by Design 0

The GDPR regulation calls for Privacy by Design, but doesn’t explain what Privacy by Design means, which in turn means everyone is choosing to ignore it – Well you’ve all

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