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Proposals aimed at strengthening plans for stalled EU-wide legislation on the protection of personal data have been unveiled by the French Council of State
Some seven in ten businesses accusing the suppliers of failing to comply with laws and regulations on data protection and privacy.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is warning employees that walking off with the personal information of their employer when changing jobs is a criminal offence.
The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) working with Dyfed-Powys Police officers raided the call centre in Wales last month and has now ordered them to stop sending unsolicited text messages or face court.
US retailer Home Depot is investigating a potential data breach after banks identified that stolen payment card details, that were being sold on the black market, could have come from the retailer’s point of sale (POS) systems.
A statement on the Home Depot website confirms the company are ”looking into some unusual activity and we are working with our banking partners and law enforcement to investigate.”
Barclays is launching a finger scanner for corporate clients and will roll out voice recognition for millions of retail clients next year as it steps up use of biometric recognition technology to combat banking fraud.
The ICO published a data sharing code of practice in May 2011 and now is interested in knowing how the code is used and how it helps organisations comply with its data protection and freedom of information obligations.
A privacy seal scheme acts as a ‘stamp of approval’ highlighting an organisation’s commitment to maintaining good privacy standards.
Data reveals finance and retail industry applications are the most vulnerable to data breaches, with 70% of retail and 69% of financial services applications shown to have data input validation violations.
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