FTC tells health apps to notify users of data breaches
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data protection

FTC tells health apps to notify users of data breaches

Companies selling connected devices must also comply with the Health Breach Notification Rule
16 Sep 2021
Irish data regulator fails to resolve 98% of big tech GDPR cases
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Irish data regulator fails to resolve 98% of big tech GDPR cases

Campaigners accuse the Irish DPC of being the ‘bottleneck’ for GDPR enforcement with 160 unresolved complaints
13 Sep 2021
What is your digital footprint?
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Business strategy

What is your digital footprint?

Your digital footprint is always growing – so we explore how you can keep it under control
7 Sep 2021
ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement
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privacy

ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement

The company prides itself on benefitting from Switzerland's strict privacy laws, yet had to follow the “legally binding order"
7 Sep 2021
ICO under fire over plans to urge G7 to tackle cookie pop-ups
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Information Commissioner

ICO under fire over plans to urge G7 to tackle cookie pop-ups

The Open Rights Group says the data regulator should "follow its own conclusions and enforce the law"
7 Sep 2021
WhatsApp fined €225 million over obscure data sharing policies
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

WhatsApp fined €225 million over obscure data sharing policies

This finalised penalty is almost five times larger than the draft fine the Irish data regulator issued in December 2020
2 Sep 2021
UK reveals post-Brexit data reforms alongside flurry of international agreements
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

UK reveals post-Brexit data reforms alongside flurry of international agreements

The US, Australia, and South Korea are among the countries the government is prioritising for multi-billion-pound adequacy agreements
26 Aug 2021
NHS Digital delays patient data-sharing plans as millions opt-out
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privacy

NHS Digital delays patient data-sharing plans as millions opt-out

The controversial GPDPR initiative has been put on hold indefinitely amid growing backlash
24 Aug 2021
What is GDPR? Everything you need to know
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Policy & legislation

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know

Does your organisation comply with the toughest ever set of data protection rules?
20 Aug 2021
What is customer identity and access management? 
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identity and access management (IAM)

What is customer identity and access management? 

We answer five top questions about CIAM and its importance to customer relationships and business success
19 Aug 2021
Zoom is no longer compatible with GDPR, Hamburg data watchdog claims
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Zoom is no longer compatible with GDPR, Hamburg data watchdog claims

Regulator claims city officials are using a "legally highly problematic system"
19 Aug 2021
Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed
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data breaches

Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed

The state is following up to ensure no information was transferred to bad actors
18 Aug 2021
Apple shifts stance on CSAM scanning following widespread criticism
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privacy

Apple shifts stance on CSAM scanning following widespread criticism

The tech giant will now only flag images that had been supplied by clearinghouses in multiple countries
16 Aug 2021
“Great resignation” sparks concern over insider data leaks
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data protection

“Great resignation” sparks concern over insider data leaks

New research unearths direct correlation between employees leaving and data theft
13 Aug 2021
Privacy concerns mount over Apple's plan to scan iPhones for child sexual abuse images
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e safety

Privacy concerns mount over Apple's plan to scan iPhones for child sexual abuse images

Edward Snowden publicly criticised Apple’s decision, comparing the tech giant’s flagship devices to surveillance agents
6 Aug 2021
Majority of Americans now want a national data protection law, report claims
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data protection

Majority of Americans now want a national data protection law, report claims

73% of Americans would also pay to ensure their data isn’t sold to third parties
4 Aug 2021
Amazon faces £637 million fine over GDPR violations
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Amazon faces £637 million fine over GDPR violations

If confirmed, the penalty would be almost 15-times larger than the current record fine
2 Aug 2021
Cloud solution – yes or no? The answer starts with your strategy
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Whitepaper

Cloud solution – yes or no? The answer starts with your strategy

The benefits of accelerated digitisation with the help of cloud computing in general and a private cloud in particular
29 Jul 2021
UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach
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data breaches

UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach

100,000 customer names and addresses have been published to the dark web
23 Jul 2021
ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses
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Information Commissioner

ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses

The watchdog is calling for organisations to test its beta data assessment package on live AI applications
21 Jul 2021
What is identity management?
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identity and access management (IAM)

What is identity management?

Make sure only the right people have access to your infrastructure
20 Jul 2021
What is EU-US Privacy Shield?
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Privacy Shield

What is EU-US Privacy Shield?

A look at the now invalidated framework US companies relied on to transfer data to and from the European Union
16 Jul 2021
Mastercard banned from taking on new customers in India after flouting data rules
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Policy & legislation

Mastercard banned from taking on new customers in India after flouting data rules

The country’s reserve bank found that the payment provider did not comply with a data policy established in 2018
16 Jul 2021