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  • 26 Nov 2018 3:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Businesses should not begin using blockchain technology to process personal data until they can "guarantee compliance" with EU data protection laws, a committee of MEPs has said

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/november/call-for-business-gdpr-guarantee-blockchain/

  • 26 Nov 2018 3:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Six months after the GDPR compliance deadline, many companies are struggling to make data protection principles part of everyday business, says PwC’s GDPR and data protection lead

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252452684/Many-firms-still-stuck-in-GDPR-prep-phase-six-months-after-its-initiation

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Employee for accident repair firm Nationwide Accident Repair Services (NARS), accessed thousands of customer records containing personal data without permission, using his colleagues’ log-in details

    https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2018/11/six-month-prison-sentence-for-motor-industry-employee-in-first-ico-computer-misuse-act-prosecution/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A car repair worker has been sentenced to jail for stealing customers' personal data from his former employer.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46185667

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Most artificial intelligence “black boxes” do not comply with EU data protection laws and will have to be re-engineered, warns security researcher and consultant

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252452183/GDPR-a-challenge-to-AI-black-boxes

  • 12 Nov 2018 7:07 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Information commissioner Elizabeth Denham’s investigation into the use of data in elections and campaigns, finds "a disturbing disregard for voters’ personal privacy"

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252452058/Information-commissioner-calls-for-stricter-regulation-on-political-use-of-data

  • 12 Nov 2018 7:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Information Commissioner also issued a notice of intent to fine Leave.EU as part of the same action and is investigating allegations that Eldon shared customer data “obtained for insurance purposes” with Leave.EU.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/broker/3683836/ico-to-fine-eldon-insurance-ps60000

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Facebook and others involved in the Cambridge Analytica scandal showed a "disturbing level of disrespect" for the personal data of voters, the Information Commissioner has said.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46109028

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Organisations needing to retain sensitive information for long periods of time need to start preparing for the post-quantum era, according to an IBM security architect

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252452026/Start-preparing-for-post-quantum-data-protection

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Privacy watchers say the breach of personal data of members of the Radisson Hotel Group’s loyalty scheme could be an interesting test case for how the GDPR will be applied

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252451870/Radisson-hotel-group-could-be-GDPR-test-case

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