The latest Information Security news relevant to Information Security Leaders.

Data privacy Councillors accuse Glasgow City Council of breaching data protection law

Glasgow city councillors have alleged that their communications with their constituencies are being shared with third parties in a possible …

Data privacy Online child abuse could spike during the Covid-19 crisis, warns NCA

A 20-year-old barman was recently sentenced to nine months in prison for making and uploading over 45,000 child abuse images …

Data privacy Mobile phone data is useful in coronavirus battle. But are people protected enough?

Tracking people infected with COVID-19 has become an important weapon in global responses to combatting the virus. Through the use …

Data privacy ICO greenlights NHSX’ new contact tracing app

The Information Commissioner’s Office has greenlighted NHSX’ new contact tracing app, stating that it fulfils standards of transparency and governance …

Data privacy Houseparty claims hacking rumours were part of a smear campaign

Houseparty, the intensely popular video chat app, has offered $1 million for proof to confirm that the recent “smear campaign” …

Data privacy How to achieve visibility and control over data access in your organisation

Ben Bulpett, EMEA Director, SailPoint, explores how organisations can safeguard against the insider threat. Today, a job is no longer for life. …

Data privacy NHS sent COVID-19 letters to families of deceased patients in error

NHS has recently issued a public apology for erroneously sending nearly 11,000 letters to the families of deceased patients, informing …

Data privacy At Alibaba’s Lazada, coronavirus measures become the latest culture conflict

At Lazada, the Southeast Asian arm of Alibaba Group Holding, staff are furious over demands they submit health reports daily …

Data privacy UK telecom operators to share citizens’ location data with the government

With the recently-passed Coronavirus bill, the UK government has awarded itself with sweeping powers, one such being able to track …

Data privacy European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight

Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy, Germany and Austria, helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring …

Data privacy Uber’s challenge to balance driver safety with customer privacy

Margaret Bordelon can still feel the hands of the drunk man who tried to pull her in for a kiss at the …

Data privacy Personal data stored by Ring doorbells deeply concerning

A data request submitted by the BBC has set alarm bells ringing about the data privacy regulations of doorbell company …