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How GDPR is shaping global data protection 0

How is the world being changed by GDPR? At the end of last year, the EU accounted for around 15% of the world’s trade in goods. Under GDPR, any organisation

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The next big regulation; ‘cookie law’ will cease personalisation practices 0

Businesses who find themselves reliant on cookies, whether they are B2B or B2C companies, are at severe risk of losing a key source of behavioural data from current and prospective

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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: How many people do companies have data for? 0

Data is all around us, and individuals are creating more data all the time. Every time a person interacts with an online platform like Facebook or applies for a credit

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Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium 0

Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium. The company has been told to delete all the data it had gathered on people

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German court rules Facebook use of personal data illegal 0

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German consumer rights group said on Monday that a court had found Facebook’s use of personal data to be illegal because the U.S. social media platform

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Cybersecurity Salaries 7% Up In 2018 0

Salaries for cybersecurity specialists are set to rise by 7% this year, according to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey. That will be the highest wage raise among IT professionals,

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Web analytics outfit Mixpanel slurped surfers’ passwords 0

Library update slip means it’s time to reset the ‘Days since last big breach’ counter to Zero Website analytics outfit Mixpanel has admitted to harvesting passwords. Mixpanel provides a suite

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Data breach class actions – be careful what you Which? for 0

Should somebody tell the Consumer’s Association – the august campaigning charity and publisher of Which? – about the law of unintended consequences? In particular, should it rethink its calls to

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Carphone Warehouse fined for ‘striking’ number of failures that led to data breach 0

Information Commissioner’s Office fines company £400,000 for ‘concerning’ security issues following investigation of hack of 3m customers’ data Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for

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