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CPS fined £325,000 after losing victim interview videos 0

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been fined £325,000 by the ICO after they lost unencrypted DVDs containing recordings of police interviews. Source:

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Why security and privacy by design are not a backlog item 0

Secure coding, security and privacy by design and default have never been part of the software development industry in any mainstream way. You only have to look at the OWASP top 10 to realise this as the top items haven’t

Facial recognition technology 0

In this blog, I want to focus particularly about how facial recognition technology is used in law enforcement.  Source:

Raising the bar – consent under the GDPR 0

Steve Wood, Deputy Information Commissioner, introduces detailed guidance on consent. Source:

ICO serves Enforcement Notice on SCL Elections Ltd over inadequate response to subject access request 0

The ICO has served a legal notice on SCL Elections Ltd ordering it give an academic all the personal information the company holds about him. Source:

ICO consults on how it will use increased powers under upcoming data protection reform 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a consultation to gather the views of stakeholders and the public on the way it plans to regulate new data protection laws. Source:

New regulatory powers for the digital age 0

James Dipple-Johnstone explains our new regulatory powers and how we’ll exercise them. Organisations and data protection professionals will find this information useful when responding to our consultation on our Regulatory Action Policy. Source:

Stockport firms fined for nuisance calls and spam texts 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined two firms in Stockport for disrupting the public with nuisance marketing. IAG Nationwide Limited has been fined £100,000 for making more than 69,000 calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

The GDPR: How Will New EU Data Privacy Regulations Affect Marketing? 0

“Be careful what you do, because the rules have changed…” – Martyn Hope, GDPR Associates The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European Union’s brand-new digital privacy directive (law) being introduced on May 25, 2018. This far-reaching set of

Former hospital worker prosecuted for inappropriately accessing patient records 0

A former employee of a Milton Keynes hospital trust has been prosecuted for accessing patient records without authorisation. Michelle Harrison, of Milton Keynes, inappropriately accessed the records of 12 patients outside of her role as receptionist/general assistant in the Orthotics

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