Coronavirus: Rival states targeted UK and US COVID-19 labs with ‘malicious cyber campaigns’ 0

A joint advisory does not name any specific country, but culprits are understood to include China, Russia and Iran. The UK and US have warned that state-backed cyber attackers are

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GDPR, CCPA and Now, the NY SHIELD Act: Additional Data Security Responsibilities for Companies Holding the Private Information of NY Residents 0

On March 21, 2020, the last of the features of the NY Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (“SHIELD Act”) became effective:  its data security requirements.  The SHIELD Act is a sweeping statute governing individual rights relating to

Why and How to Build Cybersecurity Into Your Company Culture 0

Data breaches are a growing problem for retailers. Learn how you can build cybersecurity awareness into your business’s culture. At least 61% of retailers were the victim of some type of cyberattack between late 2018 and late 2019, according to

UK regulator fines Cathay Pacific £500k for data breaches 0

The data protection watchdog said that between October 2014 and May 2018 the airline’s computer systems lacked appropriate security measures which led to customers’ personal details being exposed, 111,578 of whom were from the UK, and approximately 9.4m more worldwide.

Pre-employment vetting: Data protection and criminal records 0

Does the GDPR prohibit employers from undertaking pre-employment vetting in relation to criminal records? This article clarifies the complex position in relation to data protection and criminal offence personal data. Although it has been over 2 and half years since

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New UK data protection rules are a cynical attack on immigrants 3

Non-nationals subject to an immigration procedure are to lose the right to access data held about them, in a discriminatory move that worries the European parliament ‘This makes it impossible for individuals involved in immigration disputes to obtain their personal

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, Switzerland and Uruguay? It is an odd-looking list, for sure.

UK sent “chilling” warning over EU adequacy decision 0

Brussels has finally broken its silence over the UK’s quest to strike a data transfer deal before Brexit, in a move which one legal expert suggests contains a “chilling” warning that an adequacy decision will not be quite such a

Data Protection Implications of Brexit 0

Well I guess this comes as no big surprise. In its “Notice to stakeholders: withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of data protection”, the EU today declared that the United Kingdom post Brexit will not

UKIP appeals against ICO request for info on Brexit data dealings 0

Commish ‘forced’ to invoke statutory powers with ‘difficult’ organisations By Rebecca Hill 14 Dec 2017 UKIP has appealed to the information tribunal after the Information Commissioner’s Office ordered it to hand over details about its use of data analytics during

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