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Most ICO Data Breach Reports Late And Incomplete Prior To GDPR 0

It found that businesses routinely delayed data breach disclosure and failed to provide important details to the ICO in the year prior to the GDPR’s enactment. On average, businesses waited

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Google fined $57m by French regulator for breaching GDPR 0

French data protection authority CNIL has slapped a €50 million ($57 million) on Google for failing to meet requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation. The regulator hit Google on

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Marriott: FBI investigating after up to 500m guest records exposed in Starwood hotel database breach 0

Top London landmarks, such as Park Lane Sheraton Grand, Westbury Mayfair and Le Meridien Piccadilly, are among the properties hit. 17:23, UK, The FBI is investigating after the details of

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Is GDPR compliance essential? 0

Ignoring the EU’s new online privacy rules could be a big gamble In recent weeks, you may have noticed an increase in the amount of emails you received from various

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GDPR, China and data sovereignty are ultimately wins for Amazon and Google 0

The Great Privacy Policy Email Deluge of 2018 may have finally petered out, but we are just starting to build an understanding of who the winners and losers will be

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Thought of the Day: How much could Facebook be fined? 0

With Facebook’s privacy practices being investigated, it’s a good time to ask how much the company could potentially be fined. According to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Facebook will

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EU warns US on data control flaws 0

The European Commission has warned America that its data controls should be significantly strengthened. Vera Jourova, the EU’s Justice Commissioner, said present rules in America were “weaker” than in the

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Thought of the Day: The ICO investigates the Facebook breach 0

Cambridge Analytica managed to harvest the data of tens of millions of Facebook users. This was done using an app that was able to collect the data of not only

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Thought of the Day: Will all personal data breaches need to be reported to the ICO? 0

Currently, most personal data breach reporting is best practice but not compulsory. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, it will be mandatory to report a personal data breach if it’s

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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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