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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 11

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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Information Commissioner’s Opinion addresses privacy concerns on the use of live facial recognition technology in public places 0

Facial recognition technology brings benefits that can make aspects of our lives easier, more efficient and more secure. The technology allows us to unlock our mobile phones, set up a bank account online, or go through passport control.

ICO fines national takeaway pizza company for unlawfully sending marketing messages to its customers 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Papa John’s (GB) Limited £10,000 for sending 168,022 nuisance marketing messages to its customers without the valid consent required by law.  

Yr ICO yn dirwyo tri chwmni £415,000 am marchnata niwsans 0

Mae’r Swyddfa’r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth (ICO) wedi dirwyo tri chwmni wahanol cyfanswm o £415,000 am anfon marchnata niwsans i bobl am gyllid ceir, paneli solar a chynlluniau angladd.

Elizabeth Denham welcomes a delay to the launch of the GPDPR 0

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said: “I welcome the decision to delay the launch of the General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) data collection scheme.”

ICO fines three companies £415,000 for nuisance marketing 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined three separate companies a total of £415,000 for sending nuisance marketing to people about car finance, solar panels and funeral plans.

Statement in response to concerns around the GP Data for Planning and Research programme 0

Statement in response to concerns around the GP Data for Planning and Research programme.

Yr ICO yn dirwyo tri cwmni £415,000 am marchnata niwsans 0

Mae’r Swyddfa’r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth (ICO) wedi dirwyo tri cwmni wahanol cyfanswm o £415,000 (LINK) am anfon marchnata niwsans i pobl am cyllid ceir, paneli solar a chynlluniau angladd.

Conservative Party fined £10,000 for sending unlawful emails 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the Conservative Party £10,000 for sending 51 marketing emails to people who did not want to receive them.

Spotlight on the Children’s Code standards – data protection impact assessments 0

Our new blog series is one of the ways we’re supporting organisations to comply with the Children’s Code.

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