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  • 06 Aug 2018 9:34 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The warning from the ICO concerns use of data stemming from research initiatives that universities are involved in, but, when considered with the growing cyber threat facing the sector, it should spur universities to improve the security of all the data they hold and to better control how it is shared and used.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/july/cyber-data-doors-for-universities/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Reddit social media network today announced that it suffered a security breach in June that exposed some of its users' data, including their current email addresses and an old 2007 database backup containing usernames and hashed passwords.

    https://thehackernews.com/2018/08/hack-reddit-account.html

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Dixons Carphone has said a huge data breach that took place last year involved 10 million customers, up from its original estimate of 1.2 million.


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45016906


  • 30 Jul 2018 10:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Legal expert Alexander Egerton considers whether the ICO’s planned £500,000 fine for Facebook is the precursor of a spate of increased fines across the board, or if it shows the ICO’s stance has not changed and will continue to target certain activities

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/What-the-ICOs-Facebook-fine-teaches-us

  • 30 Jul 2018 10:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK’s privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, reports increased public awareness of privacy and information rights issues

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252445266/Uptick-in-UK-privacy-awareness-says-ICO

  • 30 Jul 2018 10:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A combination of a dramatic change in business requirements coupled with regulatory upheaval, embodied by GDPR, is taking IT organisations to a tipping point where they must take a much more pro-active approach to understanding and managing their data.

    https://www.gigabitmagazine.com/big-data/new-economics-data-imperative-change

  • 23 Jul 2018 4:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The security risk of lost mobile devices is underlined by the fact that almost 26,000 mobile phones and computing devices were lost in London in the past year alone

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252444965/Mobile-devices-lost-in-London-underline-security-risk

  • 23 Jul 2018 4:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Why is it important to know where data flows, with whom it's shared and where it lives at rest, and what is the best way of achieving this?


    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-GDPR-requires-unprecedented-view-of-data-flows


  • 15 Jul 2018 10:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The full cost of “mega breaches” can be up to £264m, with the average UK data breach costing £2.69m, a study has revealed

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252444496/Hidden-costs-of-data-breaches-difficult-to-manage-study-finds

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