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IT decision makers in UK companies say they are more likely to hear about free food in the conference room, staff birthdays and even kitchen etiquette in the office than about security protocols in their business.
Businesses can expect to have to implement stronger data security measures in future to comply with new EU data protection laws on the horizon.
The smartest organisations maximise the use of data they collect, but the majority are being held back.
The Information Commissioner\'s Office (ICO) has published advice to British businesses on how they can prepare for the imminent European Union reforms to data protection.
A device featuring the details of some of the bank's premier customers was taken from an insurance data centre in July in an incident now being investigated by police.
Help/tips for keeping personal information secure.
At least 15 million improperly encrypted Ashley Madison passwords are reported crackable, with enormous implications for members and their employers.
The extent of data breaches in the retail sector has been unravelled by a survey that reveals almost 70 per cent have lost important data and almost one half knew someone whose computer had been hacked.
Businesses are not expected to scour the internet and other sources to check whether there is any information that, when linked with personal data they hold, would mean the data they hold is in fact sensitive personal data, according to a new UK ruling.
Businesses that experience data security breaches can use the law of legal privilege to investigate the circumstances of those breaches without fear that internal investigation documents will be used against them by regulators or litigant.
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