It’s a great pleasure to finish the year with the last list of data breaches and cyber attacks of 2017. This year has certainly been an eye-opener for me in regards to just how poorly organisations can handle data.

Posted on IT Governance | By Lewis Morgan

I close 2017 with the hope that the introduction of the EU GDPR will encourage organisations to better protect the data they hold, and to give it the respect it requires.

Data protection is more than just protecting data from the unauthorised: it’s about ensuring it’s used for the sole purpose it was collected, and respecting the privacy of those whose data it is.

Privacy is not something that we’re merely entitled to, it’s an absolute right.

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2017

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