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FREE 1-on-1 with our GDPR Expert 0

GDPR Associates will provide a limited set of FREE OF CHARGE conference calls with one of our GDPR Experts. This will provide you the opportunity to have a dialogue on your specific GDPR related issues and queries and to ask

Pushfor: The rapid spread of the Wannacry Virus 0

If the NHS admitted a patient suspected with a highly contagious virus then the patient is immediately fitted with a mask and put into quarantine.  The patient is not wheeled around from ward to ward to infect as many other

Events: GDPR On Tour – The Clinic 0

GEMALTO: GDPR On Tour. The Clinic. Our GDPR clinic is touring the country, providing practical advice that will get you prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Meet Gemalto across the UK and our experts in Identity, Encryption and

BIG MISTAKE: 1 in 4 UK businesses have CANCELLED preparations for GDPR 9

Study finds a quarter of UK businesses are no longer preparing for GDPR as they mistakenly believe they won’t have to comply because of Brexit ‘For so many businesses to be cancelling preparations is a big concern because this regulation

Britain’s Home Secretary Enters the Encryption Debate 0

An analysis of British Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s call, in response to last week’s terrorist attack in London, for law enforcement and intelligence services to gain access to encrypted communications services, such as WhatsApp, leads the latest edition of the

Apple denies hackers holding millions of iPhones, iCloud accounts ransom 8

Apple reassures customers that none of its systems have been breached, dismissing hackers’ claims that millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts are at risk of being wiped. Apple says none of its systems have been breached and denies that hackers

Russian Spies, Two Others, Indicted in Yahoo Hack 2

Two of the four individuals indicted for hacking Yahoo in 2014, exposing 500 million user accounts, work for a Russian intelligence service unit that the FBI collaborates with on international cybercrime investigations. The Justice Department announced March 15 the indictments

Garante issues highest EU sanction on record 0

At the top of the latest news on data protection there is a wide-ranging sanctioning initiative of the Italian data protection authority. The Garante, Italy’s data protection authority, has issued the five highest sanctions in its history, in fact, the

Experts Pick: Cyber threats are evolving and so must your defences 0

Digital transformation is not a new subject. Technology driven evolution of business to develop more efficient ways of interacting with customers and produce products is fuelling business change. As o… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log in

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Sleigh-ing the Christmas GDPR myths 0

In the latest of our series of GDPR myth-busting blogs, a new post by Deputy Commissioner (Policy) Steve Wood tackles some misconceptions which have sprung up around how the new data protection law might affect your Christmas. Source: ico.org.uk

Former headteacher prosecuted for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal information 0

An ex head teacher has been fined for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal data from previous schools where he worked. Source: ico.org.uk

Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech to the International Privacy Forum, a public event following the 50 th   Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Wellington, New Zealand on 4 December 2018. Source: ico.org.uk

International Privacy Forum 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech to the International Privacy Forum, a public event following the 50 th   Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Wellington, New Zealand on 4 December 2018. Source: ico.org.uk

Marriott: FBI investigating after up to 500m guest records exposed in Starwood hotel database breach 0

Top London landmarks, such as Park Lane Sheraton Grand, Westbury Mayfair and Le Meridien Piccadilly, are among the properties hit. 17:23, UK, The FBI is investigating after the details of up to 500 million Starwood hotel guests may have been

ICO statement in response to Marriott Hotels breach announcement 0

ICO statement in response to Marriott Hotels breach announcement. Source: ico.org.uk

ICO's blog on its international work 0

The ICO’s ongoing contributions to the upholding of information rights across the globe. Source: ico.org.uk

Former GP surgery secretary fined for reading medical records of 231 patients in two years 0

A former trainee secretary at a GP surgery has been fined after she admitted unlawfully reading the records of 231 patients in two years. Source: ico.org.uk

ICO issues the first fines to organisations that have not paid the data protection fee. 0

Organisations across the business services, construction and finance sectors are among the first to be fined by the ICO for not paying the data protection fee. Source: ico.org.uk

ICO fines Uber £385,000 over data protection failings 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined ride sharing company Uber £385,000 for failing to protect customers’ personal information during a cyber attack. Source: ico.org.uk

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