Monthly Archives: July 2017

Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry

BBC news: Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry

Posted in Data Protection, Information Risks, Sales Risks

Welcome to the latest Reputation Advocate – Data Wizard

Good Admin is vital…and that’s what DataWizard delivers! Find out more

Posted in Reputation Advocates

Could new data laws end up bankrupting your company?

BBC News: Could new data laws end up bankrupting your company? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40441434

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Cookie banner frustration

The European Commission has proposed new regulations that would limit the way companies track users on the internet. Part of that plan would see the removal of website banners that provide disclaimers on cookie policies and instead have the user’s … Continue reading

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Website security risks

The ICO has issued a £60,000 fine to Boomerang Video Ltd after it suffered a cyber attack. An investigation by the ICO found the Berkshire-based company failed to take basic steps to stop its website being attacked.

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Do I need to appoint a Data Protection Officer to comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)?

Not necessarily, but you must ensure that your organisation has sufficient staff and skills to discharge your obligations under the GDPR and so you can appoint a data protection officer (DPO) if that helps you meet this criteria. The GDPR … Continue reading

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Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer Tech

Pub chain JD Wetherspoons has quite a fanbase in the UK, but the company has decided it’s safer to delete all its customer data than risk it being hacked. Source: Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer … Continue reading

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