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Thought of the Day: Why hide a data breach? 0

It was announced yesterday that Uber (US) had tried to conceal a data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers around the world. Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete

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Expert’s Thoughts – Mr Millennial: On the subject of data breaches 0

Hey all, so I am writing this week to start a bit of a conversation and I would love comments, grief, love in response to this. Right… onto the subject

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Thought of the day: Could the GDPR eradicate data breaches? 0

The introduction of the GDPR means that companies will need to step up their game to protect client data, to be compliant and to avoid penalties of up to €20

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Have consumers become de-sensitised to data breaches? 0

I wonder how many victims of the Yahoo hack thought about taking legal action against Yahoo. I imagine it was a very small proportion of the 3 billion account holders

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The Yahoo hack just got worse. Can companies really prevent hacking or identify breaches? 0

Yahoo had estimated that approximately 1 billion Yahoo users had been affected by a hack in August 2013. It now seems that all 3 billion user accounts at the time

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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? 1

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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