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The GDPR Deadline Is Near & Business Is Not Ready 0

Under half of businesses are aware of forthcoming data protection laws they’ll be subject to in just four months’ time – or what the new legislation means for how information

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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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Delivering some clarity on personal data misuse 0

Imagine getting a text out of the blue from an (almost) complete stranger. You have met one time – in passing – in your entire life, but this person is

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Thought of the Day: What do your Facebook Likes say about you? 0

Many people may specify their gender, ethnicity, political view or religion if the information is requested on a form.  But did you know that most of this information can also

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Thought of the Day: How do I know if I’ve been hacked? 0

There have been a number of high-profile hacks in recent years, including Equifax in 2017 that exposed the social security numbers (and other data) of 143 million Americans. The NHS

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Get Into Gear On GDPR 0

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 represents a watershed moment for data regulation. The Data Protection Act of 1998 will be bolstered by the

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Thought of the Day: Is including genetic and biometric data in the GDPR over the top? 0

It’s unlikely that hackers, or anyone, will be able to make much use of stolen genetic or biometric data… right? So why is it included in the GDPR and specified

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Expert View: Can E-mail be secured enough to transfer personal data under the GDPR? 0

Part I: Historical Background This question is as valid under the GDPR as it is under the data protection regime we have had for the last 22 years under the

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The New GDPR Rules Focus On Consumer Protection 0

It’s very clear that the new GPPR rules put consumers in the driver seat whilst the businesses responsible for handling customer data has to comply with the regulations. Businesses that

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A 9-Step Guide For GDPR Compliance 0

In May 2018, the General Data Privacy Regulation will take effect, significantly altering the way organisations handle and store data. At 200 pages and 99 articles, the comprehensive regulation is

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