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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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Blog: Advancing the adtech debate from a data protection perspective 0

Simon McDougall highlights three areas of concern in the adtech industry and invites stakeholders to a fact-finding forum. Source: ico.org.uk

Housing developer fined for ignoring data request 0

Organisations have been reminded they could face a criminal prosecution if they fail to respect the public’s legal right to access their personal information. Source: ico.org.uk

Blog: Show you mean business by paying the Data Protection Fee 0

Paul Arnold, Deputy CEO, explains to small businesses why they need to pay the data protection fee.  Source: ico.org.uk

ICO fines Leave.EU and Arron Banks’ insurance £120,000 over marketing law breaches 0

The two companies which traded under the name of Go Skippy Insurance will now face ICO auditing action The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Leave.EU and Arron Banks a combined sum of £120,000, following investigations into the companies’ marketing

ICO to audit data protection practices at Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance after fining both companies for unlawful marketing messages 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued fines totalling £120,000 to an EU referendum campaign and an insurance company for serious breaches of electronic marketing laws and is set to review how both are complying with data protection laws. Source:

Cybersecurity Experts Share Insight For Data Privacy Day 2019 0

You’ll have to forgive my ignorance—but what is an appropriate gift for Data Privacy Day? Perhaps an encrypted portable drive? That might not be a bad idea, but what I have for you instead is the collected wisdom of a

Data, Transparency and Trust: How information rights can promote a culture of accountability 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at a Parliamentary Internet, Communication and Technology Forum event held in partnership with the ICO and the APPG for Data Analytics. Source: ico.org.uk

ICO celebrates the success of innovative data protection projects on Data Protection Day 2019 0

Innovative data protection projects funded by the ICO are making a real difference to public trust and confidence in privacy issues. Source: ico.org.uk

Baltics: How to prevent a GDPR penalty? 0

On the day of the Super Blood Moon, the French data regulatory authority (CNIL) imposed a financial penalty of EUR 50 million against Google France and made the full text of the punitive decision public for two years. This is

Blog: How will personal data continue to flow after Brexit? 0

Elizabeth Denham’s latest blog busts the myths for UK companies transferring personal data to and from the EEA Source: ico.org.uk

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