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  • 21 Feb 2014 12:17 AM | Anonymous

    Her Majesty the Queen has approved the re-appointment of Christopher Graham as the Information Commissioner for a period of two years commencing 29 June 2014. 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/re-appointment-of-christopher-graham-as-the-information-commissioner


  • 12 Feb 2014 12:19 AM | Anonymous

    Can the Data Protection Act 1998 ("DPA") be used to prevent a respected NGO from reporting allegations of corruption by a multi-billion dollar international mining conglomerate? 

    http://www.panopticonblog.com/2014/02/10/high-court-to-consider-data-protection-act-bid-to-halt-reporting-of-corruption-allegations/


  • 12 Feb 2014 12:18 AM | Anonymous

    Lawyers are on a whittled-down list of clients of private investigators being probed for data protection breaches. 

    http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/lawyers-face-criminal-probe-over-private-investigators/5039830.article


  • 10 Feb 2014 12:19 AM | Anonymous

    A whistleblower told the Mail on Sunday the leaked data included people’s medical issues, incomes, savings and insurance policies – described as a “gold mine” that could be manipulated by traders running investment scams. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/thousands-of-barclays-customers-data-stolen-and-sold-to-on-rogue-traders-9117329.html


  • 06 Dec 2013 12:20 AM | Anonymous

    Every year you give away up to £5,000 of data online. The greatest heist in history isn't about stealing money, but taking information.

    http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/9093961/little-brothers-are-watching-you/


  • 14 Nov 2013 12:21 AM | Anonymous

    Voice biometrics is one of the latest technological weapons being deployed in the war against fraudsters, thought to be pilfering at least £52bn from the UK economy each year, according to the National Fraud Authority (NFA). 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24898367


  • 25 Oct 2013 12:22 AM | Anonymous

    Lawmakers have toughened the initial draft regulation, prepared by the European Commission, to make sure companies no longer share European citizens' data with authorities of another country, unless explicitly allowed by EU law or an international treaty. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24622919


  • 30 Jul 2013 12:23 AM | Anonymous

    PwC were commissioned by the department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to survey companies across the UK on recent cyber security incidents and emerging trends.

    http://www.pwc.co.uk/audit-assurance/publications/2013-information-security-breaches-survey.jhtml


  • 30 Jul 2013 12:22 AM | Anonymous

    Computer equipment storing more than 400,000 confidential court files was stolen from a court - and the theft only discovered months later when it appeared for sale on eBay. 

    http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/exclusive-400000-personal-files-stolen-court-closure


  • 19 Jul 2013 12:24 AM | Anonymous

    An NHS body has been issued with a £200,000 fine for failing to ensure that sensitive medical information about thousands of patients were deleted from old computers that were sold online.

    http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2013/july/nhs-body-fined-200000-for-data-destruction-failings-/


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