Tag: UK

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.

Bristol Airport hit by ransomware blackout

Staff forced to hand-write flight information on white boards.

Brexit Resilience: Conception to Grave

From conception to the grave, the UK, and the rest of Europe, need resilience and security going forward, no matter what is delivered on March 29th 2019.

British Airways customer data stolen in data breach

“A very sophisticated, malicious attack”: that is how BA’s boss, Alex Cruz, described a security breach that allowed cyber criminals to steal personal and financial information from 380,000 customers who booked direct with the airline.

3 smart city lessons from Manchester and the UK’s Smart City IoT Demonstrator

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, Nick Chrissos - from Cisco Systems - looks at a smart city project in Manchester

Make it your business to be flood resilient

The UK Environment Agency is working with North East businesses to ensure they are prepared for flooding.

Supply crunch deepens for vital allergy drug Epipen

The ​UK’s Epipen shortage has deepened after US drug giant Mylan began rationing access to the vital medicine.

Impact of Bribery Act to be considered in UK review

A UK parliamentary committee is to review the impact of the Bribery Act.

One of the biggest data breach to date involving a UK company

Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records.

Bible Society fined £100k for cyber hack of 417,000 Christian backers

The password was the same as the username on the account, set up in 2009 but not hacked until November 2016!

Food safety may be put at risk by Brexit

Food safety standards could be put at risk by Brexit if the UK quits the EU without a deal to keep exchanging information on public health issues, the Local Government Association has warned.

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend (and it can even find the location of the user)

London airport successfully tested a ground-breaking surveillance system that allows to track and stop 'rogue' drones being flown close to the final approach.

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