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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

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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

Europe to launch coronavirus contact tracing app initiative 0

BERLIN (Reuters) – European scientists and technologists will launch a joint initiative on Wednesday to support the use of digital applications in the fight against coronavirus while complying with the region’s tough privacy laws. The Pan-European Privacy Preserving Proximity Tracing

To protect your business from hackers and data theft – and to keep the customer trust you’ve worked hard to earn – make sure your company follows these 10 data security best practices. 0

Your store’s e-commerce data is very valuable, and not just to your business. As more merchants store data and build profiles on their customers to offer customer experience enhancements like seamless omnichannel shopping, cyberthieves are taking notice. To protect your

European experts ready smartphone technology to help stop coronavirus 0

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of European experts said on Wednesday they would soon launch technology for smartphones to help trace people who had come into contact with those infected with coronavirus, helping the health authorities act swiftly to halt

Global Privacy Checklist for dealing with COVID-19: definitive guidance 0

Since our article on 16 March (Key tips to stay compliant), with many employees now working from home, we set out a data protection checklist for multinationals to consider for minimising risk during the lockdown period. Data breaches when working

Southwest Cuts 40% of May Schedule Due to Coronavirus 0

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) said it would cut more than 40% of flights from its May schedule in response to a drop in travel demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline said it plans to fly about 2,000 flights

How Much Could Apple’s iPhone Shipments Fall Due to Coronavirus? 0

The COVID-19 pandemic has roiled equity markets, and the downward trajectory that began in late February is likely to extend in the near term as governments continue to take stock of the economic impact of the outbreak. Several countries have

Humana to Waive Expenses Related to Coronavirus Treatment 0

Humana Inc. HUM has decided to waive out-of-pocket costs regarding coronavirus-related treatment for its members. Enrollees of Medicare Advantage plans, fully-insured commercial members, Medicare Supplement and Medicaid will gain traction from this initiative by the company. Last week, the company

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