Privacy and data protection

  • July 23, 2019 23 Jul'19

    Data breach costs on the rise, IBM study shows

    Data breach costs have risen in the past decade, and the financial impact can be felt for years. Breaches posing a growing risk for small businesses, a study shows, underlining the importance of incident response

  • July 23, 2019 23 Jul'19

    High Court to hear challenge to immigration exemption in DPA

    The High Court is to hear a challenge by two human rights groups of a controversial clause in new UK data protection legislation they say is in conflict with the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights and undermines the General Data Protection Regulation

  • July 23, 2019 23 Jul'19

    Government delays final decision on Huawei

    Culture secretary says he cannot yet make specific decisions about Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s telecoms and mobile networks due to a lack of clarity from the US, effectively green-lighting its use

  • July 22, 2019 22 Jul'19

    US fines Equifax $700m over 2017 breach

    Global settlement with US authorities follows systems breach that saw more than 140 million customer records stolen