Tag Archives: Data Protection

Identity theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas

Identity theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas – Read more on the BBC website

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Company bosses ‘lack cyber-attack training’

Are you sleepwalking into trouble?  Read more on the BBC…

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Gravity Forms Stop Entries Plugin Aims to Help Sites Comply with the EU’s GDPR – WordPress Tavern

Wider Gravity Forms Stop Entries is a new plugin that helps website owners protect the privacy of form submissions by preventing entries from being stored in the database. Read more… Source: Gravity Forms Stop Entries Plugin Aims to Help Sites … Continue reading

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Government to strengthen UK data protection law

People to have more control over their personal data and be better protected in the digital age under new measures announced by Digital Minister Matt Hancock. The Government has committed to updating and strengthening data protection laws through a new Data … Continue reading

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Employee behaviour shows up GDPR compliance risk

Employees are ignoring company policies on confidential data which jeopardises businesses compliance according to research by Sharp. Read more…

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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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