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Government reveals fresh replacement for GDPR will be a ‘bespoke, British’ system
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Policy & legislation

Government reveals fresh replacement for GDPR will be a ‘bespoke, British’ system

The DCMS is to be co-designed with businesses with the aim of streamlining data protection, but some already call the change unneeded
4 Oct 2022
TikTok could be hit with £27m fine for failing to protect children's privacy
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Information Commissioner

TikTok could be hit with £27m fine for failing to protect children's privacy

Social media firm issued with a notice from the ICO for potential violations of UK data protection laws
26 Sep 2022
EU fights back against 'legalised' Europol GDPR breaches
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data protection

EU fights back against 'legalised' Europol GDPR breaches

The pushback follows allegations that Europol was allowed to write its own rules when it came to handling sensitive data
23 Sep 2022
California curbs big tech with child data privacy bill
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Policy & legislation

California curbs big tech with child data privacy bill

The legislation will expand on the requirements tech companies already face in the state to curb collection of children's personal information
16 Sep 2022
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
9 Sep 2022
Redstor unveils new partner program, expands leadership team
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data protection

Redstor unveils new partner program, expands leadership team

New All Access Partner Program aims to help MSPs capitalise on high demand for cloud-based data protection services
9 Sep 2022
Instagram slapped with €405 million GDPR fine over breaches
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data protection

Instagram slapped with €405 million GDPR fine over breaches

The social media platform becomes the third Meta-owned company to be hit with privacy penalty
6 Sep 2022
Snapchat settles for $35 million in Illinois biometrics lawsuit
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privacy

Snapchat settles for $35 million in Illinois biometrics lawsuit

The social media giant had been accused of improperly collecting, storing facial geometry in violation of state legislation
24 Aug 2022
Your ultimate guide to the UK’s International Data Transfer Agreement (IDTA)
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Policy & legislation

Your ultimate guide to the UK’s International Data Transfer Agreement (IDTA)

If any of your data moves overseas – and most business data does – then you need to keep on top of the rules
22 Aug 2022
Future proofing data infrastructure with more performance, scalability, and resiliency
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Whitepaper

Future proofing data infrastructure with more performance, scalability, and resiliency

Dell PowerStore
12 Aug 2022
Can't choose between public and private cloud? You don't have to with IaaS
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Whitepaper

Can't choose between public and private cloud? You don't have to with IaaS

Enjoy a cloud-like experience with on-premises infrastructure
12 Aug 2022
Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
Home Office to collect foreign offenders' biometric data using smartwatch scheme
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privacy

Home Office to collect foreign offenders' biometric data using smartwatch scheme

Facial recognition and geolocation data will be matched against Home Office, Ministry of Justice and police databases
5 Aug 2022
Tim Hortons 'offers free coffee and donut' to app users to settle data lawsuit
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privacy

Tim Hortons 'offers free coffee and donut' to app users to settle data lawsuit

Canadian privacy commissioners found that the coffee giant had tracked and recorded the movements of its app users every few minutes of the day, even …
1 Aug 2022
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
28 Jul 2022
DataGrail hires former Shopify VP Cathy Polinsky as CTO
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Business strategy

DataGrail hires former Shopify VP Cathy Polinsky as CTO

The new hire stressed that data privacy is a human right as DataGrail looks to boost customer control
27 Jul 2022
Southern co-operative faces legal complaint for facial recognition CCTV
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privacy

Southern co-operative faces legal complaint for facial recognition CCTV

Rights group Big Brother Watch has written to the Information Commissioner to “stop unlawful processing”
26 Jul 2022
Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum
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Security

Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum

Email addresses, passwords, and zip codes are all thought to have been stolen by the hacker
21 Jul 2022
Thales and SAP partner to secure data in public cloud
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data protection

Thales and SAP partner to secure data in public cloud

Thales’ CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager now supports SAP’s Data Custodian
20 Jul 2022
Chinese authorities to fine Didi $1 billion following cyber security review
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Policy & legislation

Chinese authorities to fine Didi $1 billion following cyber security review

The ride-hailing company will also reportedly be allowed to list its app on domestic app stores once again
19 Jul 2022
Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use
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business communications

Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use

US gov report criticises bank for conducting business via personal channels of communications
15 Jul 2022
Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach
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data breaches

Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach

An unknown attacker stole the data of over a billion citizens from a police database, in one of the largest breaches recorded in history
15 Jul 2022
ID.me pushes for US-wide privacy legislation
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Policy & legislation

ID.me pushes for US-wide privacy legislation

The latest push follows Apple CEO Tim Cook advocating support for the "strongest privacy bill possible"
14 Jul 2022
ICO crackdown on AI recruitment part of three-year vision to save businesses £100 million
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data protection

ICO crackdown on AI recruitment part of three-year vision to save businesses £100 million

ICO25 outlines a fresh approach that involves releasing learning materials, advice, and a new ICO-moderated discussion forum for businesses
14 Jul 2022