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Privacy and data protection

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    GDPR: Are we there yet?

    A full year since the General Data Protection Regulation was implemented, there has not been the severe punitive action expected by many and personal data breaches continue to happen, leaving many wondering if any progress has been made

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    Effect of GDPR yet to be felt, says law firm Hogan Lovells

    Despite the fact that the GDPR has been in full effect for a year, the true effect of the regulation is yet to be felt and organisations should ensure they keep their eye on the ball, says leading privacy law firm

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    No real change a year into GDPR, says privacy expert

    A year after the GDPR compliance deadline, many organisations still have a lot of work to do to make real changes and shift focus away from fines to business value and gain, says PwC’s GDPR and data protection lead

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    SurveyMonkey opens Dublin datacentre region to court data-security conscious enterprises in Europe

    Online survey software provider SurveyMonkey is on a Europe-wide enterprise charm offensive, and is focusing on winning over CIOs with the offer to locally host their data within its European datacentre region

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    IBM’s investment in automation pays off in GDPR’s first year

    The first year of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has demonstrated the value of IBM’s investment in machine learning-based automation and the importance of having the right strategy and systems in place, according to the firm’s data ...

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Lapse in LinkedIn security certificate update

    A lapse in the update of LinkedIn’s security certificate has once again underlined the importance of keeping track to avoid disruptions and phishing attacks, and how even big players are failing to get it right

  • May 22, 2019 22 May'19

    TalkTalk admits new failings in 2015 data breach notification

    TalkTalk’s failure to notify all those affected by its 2015 data breach highlights the importance of data visibility so that breach notifications are fast and accurate – a key requirement of the GDPR

  • May 22, 2019 22 May'19

    Singapore proposes data portability provisions

    The Personal Data Protection Commission is seeking public feedback on proposed provisions that will let consumers move their personal data across organisations

  • May 21, 2019 21 May'19

    US grants Huawei stay of execution

    US Commerce Department temporarily restores Huawei’s ability to maintain its existing networks and smartphone user base

  • May 21, 2019 21 May'19

    Planned UK age verification checks risky for internet users

    Proposed controversial online age verification checks could increase the risk of identity theft and other cyber crimes, warn security experts, who advise parents to set technological boundaries and ensure their families are aware of risks

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