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  • 27 Feb 2015 12:56 PM | Sylvia Jones

    TalkTalk has admitted it suffered a major data breach in which account numbers, addresses and phone numbers have fallen into the hands of online criminals – who have used the data to steal thousands of pounds.

    http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/feb/27/threat-to-millions-of-talktalk-customers

     

  • 21 Feb 2015 7:13 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Gemalto the world leader in digital security, releases the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, revealing that more than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion data records compromised worldwide during 2014.

    http://www.gemalto.com/press/Pages/Gemalto-Releases-Findings-of-2014-Breach-Level-Index.aspx

     

  • 13 Feb 2015 1:06 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Information Commissioner has welcomed a change in the law that will give his office the right to force NHS authorities to be audited for compliance with the Data Protection Act.

    https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2015/02/ico-given-new-powers-to-audit-nhs/

     

  • 13 Feb 2015 1:04 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The largest and most damaging Swiss bank heist in history doesn't involve stolen money but stolen computer files with more than 100,000 names tied to Swiss bank accounts at HSBC.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hsbc-swiss-leaks-investigation-60-minutes/

     

  • 30 Jan 2015 1:05 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The government is investigating an information loss, relating to 3 independent judge-led inquiries.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/data-management

     

  • 23 Jan 2015 3:53 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Edward Snowden’s revelations about digital monitoring have pushed data security high up the agenda at Davos this year

    http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jan/22/un-agency-data-protection-davos-edward-snowden

     

  • 23 Jan 2015 3:52 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has given Office, the footwear retailer, a warning after personal data of over one million customers was left exposed due to a hacking incident.

    http://www.drapersonline.com/news/office-receives-ico-warning-about-data-protection/5069212.article?blocktitle=News-headlines&contentID=321#.VMH5D0pFDIU

     

  • 16 Jan 2015 3:26 PM | Sylvia Jones

    With serious differences remaining between the European Parliament and the 28 member states, doubts remain over whether the EU’s new Data Protection Regulation (DPR) can be agreed before the end of the year, the Parliament’s rapporteur warned

    http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/eu-lawmaker-warns-data-protection-rules-delay-till-2016-311100

     

  • 08 Jan 2015 11:10 AM | Sylvia Jones

    It is not certain exactly how many workers have been suspended, but it is believed to be around 100, out of a total workforce of 1,120

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-30678778

     

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