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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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Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping 0

Google is being taken to court, accused of collecting the personal data of millions of users, in the first mass legal action of its kind in the UK. It focuses

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Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up 0

Uber has revealed that 2.7 million British riders and drivers were affected by a 2016 data breach that it covered up for more than a year. A total of 57

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Oxford and Cambridge club members face hard disk theft 0

Members of an exclusive club restricted to selected graduates of Oxford and Cambridge universities are being warned that computer data containing their personal details is feared stolen. The Sunday Telegraph

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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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Uber concealed huge data breach 0

Millions of names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers were accessed Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. The 2016 breach was

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Hackers stole personal data of 57MILLION Uber customers and drivers – and the company ‘paid them $100,000 to delete the information and go away’ 0

Hackers stole names, email addresses, and phone numbers in October 2016 The personal data was stolen from 50 million Uber riders and 7 million drivers Ride-hailing company managed to conceal

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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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