Tag: Data Protection

Time to audit your Information Security Management System?

Do you have a Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor within your organization?

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.

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.

Facebook resets 90 million user passwords as flaw is discovered

Experts point to potential nation state involvement.

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.

Data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice!

A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.

Amazon investigating employees leaking data for bribes

Employees, through intermediaries, would be offering internal data to help merchants increase their sales on the website.

Air Canada app data breach involves passport numbers!

Air Canada's app has suffered a data breach resulting in the suspected loss of thousands of its customers' personal details.

What does ‘eligible for security clearance’ mean?

A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information (state or organizational secrets) or to restricted areas, after completion of a thorough background check.

FBI in Smart Device Security Warning

The FBI has been forced to post a public service announcement warning of the dangers of unprotected IoT devices.