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Gargantuan 87GB trove of email addresses and passwords was sourced from thousands of separate data breaches
A business that failed to respond fully to a data subject access request and later ignored an enforcement notice served on it for doing so has been fined £15,000 for breaching UK data protection laws.
Fewer people were impacted by the Marriott data breach than first thought, but up to 383 million hotel guests may have had their personal information compromised in the incident, the company has admitted
The hotel chain found that since 2014, an undetected hacker had unauthorized access to names, emails and in 327 million peoples’ cases, passport numbers. Marriott became aware of the hack in early September and announced it mid-November.
As perhaps the world's most wide-reaching, comprehensive data protection rule, the General Data Protection Regulation is having a ripple effect that almost seemed inevitable.
While the implementation of GDPR falls heavily on all aspects of business, key pieces will need direct input from marketing teams, as they have first-hand knowledge of, and interaction with, customers.
Liberty has revealed in a report the scale of "backroom" deals made between major public services, such as schools and the police, and immigration authorities that allow individuals' personal data to be shared without their consent
The fact that data privacy is becoming a permanent priority makes it essential for data privacy spending to be smart and efficient.
Data is one of the most important assets for any organisation. It informs and thus allows organisations to evolve, innovate, grow and even save lives. But as well as being an asset, data can be a liability.
More than 8,000 data breaches have been reported in the UK since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May, the information commissioner has said.
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