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GDPR awareness warning triggers Government action 0

The UK Government is ratcheting up its campaign to get companies to wake up to GDPR on the back of a new study it has carried out which shows fewer

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ICO dishes out £400,000 fine to Carphone Warehouse 0

Carphone Warehouse has paid a high price for a catalogue of data governance failings after becoming only the second ever company to be fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office,

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Data protection bill amended to protect security researchers 0

Exemption added after researchers said efforts to demonstrate inadequate anonymisation could fall foul of law The government is to amend the data protection bill to protect security researchers who work

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UK.gov delays biometrics strategy again – but cops will still use the tech 0

Tech’s too ‘fast moving’ for framework, but not for slurping your face The Home Office has admitted the UK’s biometrics strategy won’t be published until next year, as MPs slam

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Yet another NSA intel breach discovered on AWS. It’s time to worry. 0

Once again the US government displays a level of ineptitude that can only be described as ‘Equifaxian‘ in nature. An AWS bucket with 47 viewable files was found configured for

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MP Nadine Dorries defends ‘shared password’ tweet 0

A Conservative MP has defended her cyber-security arrangements after revealing she shares her login passwords with all her staff. Nadine Dorries said this included “interns on exchange programmes”, triggering a

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Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping 0

Google is being taken to court, accused of collecting the personal data of millions of users, in the first mass legal action of its kind in the UK. It focuses

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Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up 0

Uber has revealed that 2.7 million British riders and drivers were affected by a 2016 data breach that it covered up for more than a year. A total of 57

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Startups Are Changing The Future Of Cybersecurity 0

From a web-encrypting router to an automated platform helping to protect against data incidents in businesses, the startups helping to shape the future of cybersecurity pitched their ideas on the

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The New GDPR Rules Focus On Consumer Protection 0

It’s very clear that the new GPPR rules put consumers in the driver seat whilst the businesses responsible for handling customer data has to comply with the regulations. Businesses that

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