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Cash Converters reveals customer data breach 0

High Street pawnbroker Cash Converters has warned customers about a data breach on its website. The company said customer usernames, passwords and addresses had potentially been accessed by a third

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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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Cyber Risk Insurance: A View From The Prudential Regulation Authority 1

Cyber risk is increasingly prevalent in insurers’ thinking, both in considering new product lines and in assessing the risks to which they, and their insureds, are already exposed. In recent

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Cybersecurity Tips For Smaller Businesses 0

Small businesses and self-employed people are big targets for hackers, and the financial implications can be crippling. Gone are the days of thinking “It’ll never happen to us”. A total

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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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