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  • 03 Dec 2018 2:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The ICO said organisations in construction, finance and other areas of business were among those issued with penalty notices.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/november/ico-fines-businesses-data-protection-fee/

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has dished out a number six-figure fines for data protection breaches but in future those penalties could be far harsher

    https://www.computerworlduk.com/galleries/data/biggest-fines-issued-by-ico-3679087/



  • 03 Dec 2018 2:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As predicted ahead of the General Data Protection Regulation enforcement deadline, research shows that fear of fines under the new laws is making some firms more likely to pay cyber ransoms

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252453241/GDPR-is-encouraging-UK-IT-directors-to-pay-cyber-ransoms

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) outlined its views on the operation of 'bug bounty' programmes in a new monetary penalty notice it has served on Uber.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/november/uber-fined-uk-netherlands-data-breach/

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The records of 500 million customers of the hotel group Marriott International have been involved in a data breach.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46401890

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An ICO investigation found that a series of avoidable data security flaws allowed the personal details of around 2.7 million UK customers to be accessed and downloaded by attackers

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252453244/ICO-fines-Uber-385000-for-data-protection-failings

  • 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

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