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Thought of the Day: Will DPOs get the blame if there is a data breach? 0

Being the Data Protection Officer of a company is a big responsibility. But what happens if there’s a data breach at a company – will the DPO be fired? Clearly,

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Is it fair to target companies instead of hackers? 0

The GDPR can penalise companies up to €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover for certain infringements and data breaches.  Regulatory bodies will investigate infringements to ascertain the level

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How big or small will the first GDPR fine be? 0

One of the biggest points to note about the General Data Protection Regulation is the potential of massive fines. It is certainly an eye-opener. But how much will the first

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Can breaches through hacking really be prevented? 0

‘Hackers vs cybersecurity’ is like an evolutionary arms race between cats and mice. As the mice become faster and better at evading the enemy, the cats get better at hacking.

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Personal details of nearly 200 million US citizens exposed 0

Sensitive personal details relating to almost 200 million US citizens have been accidentally exposed by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee. The 1.1 terabytes of data includes

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EVENT: Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation (GDPR) Training Course 0

Learn how the new European Union data protection requirements will affect your organisation. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) is new legislation that provides a single, harmonised …

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NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware 0

NHS services across England and Scotland have been hit by a large-scale cyber-attack that has disrupted hospital and GP appointments. The prime minister said the incident was part of an

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PassFreely Attack Bypasses Oracle Database Authentication 0

Equation Group Exploit Could Potentially Target More Than SWIFT Users Warning: A dumped Equation Group exploit can be used to bypass Oracle database authentication. The attack tool in question, called

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EVENT: 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report 0

The cybersecurity answers you want, straight from the experts. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is back. Now in its tenth year, it’s an unparalleled source of information on

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Holiday Inn hotels hit by card payment system hack 10

The owner of the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel brands has disclosed that payment card-stealing malware has struck about 1,200 of its franchisees’ properties. UK-based Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)

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