Privacy and data protection

  • May 11, 2018 11 May'18

    Police Scotland did not inform public of mobile phone searches

    Members of the Scottish Parliament heard that Police Scotland did not conduct impact assessments or give explanations to the public when they were accessing private data on their mobile phones

  • May 11, 2018 11 May'18

    EFF welcomes backdoor-blocking US bill

    International digital rights organisation welcomes proposed US legislation that will prevent the government from forcing a company to build backdoors into encrypted products and services

  • May 10, 2018 10 May'18

    Embrace GDPR to remain competitive, says OWI

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation is set to raise the bar internationally for data protection and should be embraced to remain competitive, says report

  • May 09, 2018 09 May'18

    Equifax breach lessons not learned

    Businesses are still downloading vulnerable versions of the software that was at the heart of the Equifax data breach and failing to update to safe versions, a security firm has revealed

  • May 09, 2018 09 May'18

    Breach disclosure time still high, report shows

    Companies are getting faster at disclosing breaches, but the average is still too high in the light of the GDPR and other breach disclosure regulations, a report shows

  • May 08, 2018 08 May'18

    Financial sector cyber-related laws are a bellwether, says Deloitte

    As the regulatory landscape becomes more complex, organisations should look to the financial sector to see what else is coming, as well as focus on three key areas of GDPR compliance, according to Deloitte