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Where will regulators focus first? 0

Will regulators wait for companies to ‘confess’ their data breaches? Or will they actively seek out companies that are not compliant? I’m sure no company wants to be the first

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Should the GDPR expect companies to know if they’ve had a data breach? 0

There have been a number of big data breaches in recent years, including Yahoo, TalkTalk and, most recently, Equifax. In each of these cases, it seems the companies were not

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What kind of penalty would Equifax have faced under the GDPR? 0

Following a massive data breach at US company Equifax, it is estimated that the personal details of up to 44 million Britons may have been stolen. Equifax is a US

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If Yahoo couldn’t prevent a massive breach, then who can? 0

It took years for Yahoo to identify the breach of over a billion users during 2013 and 2014. Given that Yahoo is a massive international technology company with enough money

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The world post-GDPR: Yahoo data breach of over a billion users 0

The General Data Protection Regulation is expected to have a huge impact on data privacy standards across the EU, and possibly the globe. Hopefully we can expect to see fewer

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To report or not report? 0

Imagine next year, after the General Data Protection Regulation is enforced, a company identifies that there has been a data breach. They know they SHOULD report it… but what would

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Can RegTech keep up with FinTech and Data Protection requirements? 0

FinTech refers to ‘Financial Technology’ that has been growing over the previous decades. In the past, people had to go to the bank to take out cash or make a

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AA Shop investigating 13 gigabyte data breach 0

The AA has been criticised over the way it has handled a data breach involving 13 gigabytes of data. The huge cache was viewable online for a few days in

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Government data site user details leak 0

The government digital service is to make users of its data.gov.uk website change their passwords, following a security breach. It said a database of usernames and email addresses had been

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Data of almost 200 million voters leaked online by GOP analytics firm 0

Personal information of almost 200 million registered U.S. voters was accidentally exposed online due to an improperly configured security setting, security firm UpGuard revealed on Monday. The leaked information, compiled

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