Category: Privacy

Why intelligence services need access to your phone

We, as a society, have to decide what the balance is between giving our security intelligence and law enforcement agencies the tools they need and safeguarding the privacy and immunity from eavesdropping we crave.

Read all about it – Cannabis, Sanitation and Halloween

Catch up on last weeks resilience news and stories with the latest edition of Read all about it! Halloween, Health & Safety, Supply Chain Management and many more.

Millions of US voter records for sale

An estimated 35 million voter records from 19 states are up for sale on a dark web forum, in what may be an inside job ahead of the mid-terms.

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

Your fingerprints reveal more than you think

Chemist Simona Frances explains spectrometry, a technology that analyzes fingerprints in previously impossible detail, and demonstrates how this cutting-edge forensic science can help police catch criminals.

Is your organisation GDPR compliant? Join the Certified Data Protection Officer training in Lisbon

Register today for the Certified Data Protection Officer training event in Lisbon, Portugal on 10-14 December

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

Training schedule update

Upcoming training and ISO Certification opportunities with ContinuityLink this fall.

Facebook resets 90 million user passwords as flaw is discovered

Experts point to potential nation state involvement.

Elections Quebec warns of fraudulent calls and texts circulating for today’s vote

Agency says some people have received automated calls saying election is postponed.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in September 2018 – 925,633,824 records leaked

It’s time for the month’s list of breaches and cyber attacks, and it’s a big one.

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