Monthly Archives: September 2015

Information Commisioner says not knowing the rules isn’t good enough

Record fine for nuisance calls firm – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34394406

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Shake up of Consumer Rights

Press release September  2015 The introduction of the Consumer Rights Act on 1st October is the biggest shake up in consumer legislation for 40 years, according to Crimson Crab, experts in helping businesses make sense of retail legislation and compliance … Continue reading

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Apple attack

Apple App Store attack – are you safe? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34312692

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Apple cyber attack in China

Apple’s App Store hit by malware attack in China – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34311203

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Password news

How to pick the perfect password – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34221843

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Personal data in leaked datasets is still personal data

ICO Blog By Simon Rice, Group Manager for Technology They say ‘no publicity is bad publicity’, but after spending most of the week trending on Twitter, I wonder if the users of the Ashley Madison site might disagree. Having already … Continue reading

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In the light of all the recent cyber attacks on Ashley Madison, how can I give my clients reassurance that I’m doing all I can to protect their personal information whilst I hold it?

You may want to check out Cyber Essentials. You can gain accreditation under the scheme to show your clients you are taking Cyber Security Seriously. If you need any help you know where to come!

Posted in Information Risks, What we are being asked about

Does the Consumer Rights Act apply to my business?

If you sell goods, services or digital downloads to consumers then from 1st October yes it will. In this context a consumer is an individual acting for purposes that are wholly or mainly outside that individual’s trade, business, craft or … Continue reading

Posted in Sales Risks, What we are being asked about

Data Protection

What happens to information you give to charities? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34114583

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