Thought of the Day: GDPR and the rights of children 0

It’s funny to think that many of today’s children have never known a time without the internet! Most adults will remember the introduction of the internet as something useful for

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Thought of the Day: What elements should be considered for data flow mapping? 0

The GDPR requires companies to map their data flows to assess their privacy risks. This will help to identify gaps between the current processes and the requirements under the new

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Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium 0

Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium. The company has been told to delete all the data it had gathered on people

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Thought of the Day: What does the FCA have to do with the GDPR? 0

Companies from various industries have to follow all of the rules and regulations that are relevant to their field. The GDPR will apply to the vast majority of industries as

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German court rules Facebook use of personal data illegal 0

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German consumer rights group said on Monday that a court had found Facebook’s use of personal data to be illegal because the U.S. social media platform

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Thought of the Day: Is the GDPR a box ticking exercise? 0

When it comes to following rules and regulations, it could be easy to think that companies can simply find a list of things to complete and check them off. However,

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Cybersecurity Salaries 7% Up In 2018 0

Salaries for cybersecurity specialists are set to rise by 7% this year, according to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey. That will be the highest wage raise among IT professionals,

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Thought of the Day: The GDPR deadline is approaching 0

With May 25 looming nearby, it’s time for companies to start thinking about the reality of how the General Data Protection Regulation will affect them. Companies should be well on

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Web analytics outfit Mixpanel slurped surfers’ passwords 0

Library update slip means it’s time to reset the ‘Days since last big breach’ counter to Zero Website analytics outfit Mixpanel has admitted to harvesting passwords. Mixpanel provides a suite

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Thought of the Day: Stolen data and online fraud 0

One of the purposes of data protection is to prevent accidental data losses and data being stolen. Why? There are lots of reasons for protecting data – from confidentiality requirements

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