Regulatory compliance and standard requirements

  • July 03, 2018 03 Jul'18

    Feds expand Facebook data sharing probe

    The US federal probe into Facebook’s data sharing practices is expanding and MEPs are considering new measures as the firm reveals it granted extended access to 61 companies and admits to another data sharing software bug

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    UK government cyber security standard welcomed

    The information security community has welcomed the publication of the government’s minimum cyber security standard, which could be used by any organisation to improve its cyber defences

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    GDPR exposes breach reporting flaws

    In the month since the GDPR compliance deadline, it has become clear that many organisations are not well prepared for personal data breach notifications, says PwC’s data protection lead

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    UK biometrics strategy criticised for lack of content

    The long-awaited government biometrics strategy falls short of the mark, say critics, failing to provide a detailed and coherent strategy or governance framework

  • June 14, 2018 14 Jun'18

    AI is key to keeping IBM compliant with GDPR

    Artificial intelligence is vital for keeping IBM compliant with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation, which, in turn, provides opportunities for business, says the company’s data protection officer

  • June 14, 2018 14 Jun'18

    NCSC urges action after Dixons Carphone breach

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is urging UK business to improve data protection capabilities after Dixons Carphone revealed that millions of payment card and personal data records may have been compromised in a cyber breach

  • June 13, 2018 13 Jun'18

    Dixons Carphone admits 'falling short' on data protection

    Dixons Carphone has warned that millions of credit card and personal data records may have been compromised in a cyber breach

  • June 12, 2018 12 Jun'18

    Privacy Shield under threat by US non-compliance

    The Privacy Shield framework that replaced the Safe Harbour agreement for personal data transfers between the EU and the US is under threat due to non-compliance by US firms

  • June 12, 2018 12 Jun'18

    Email-based cyber attacks gathering momentum

    Email-based cyber attacks are gathering momentum and the cost of these attacks are rising, with several hidden costs, a survey of IT professionals in Europe, Middle East and Africa reveals