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Data protection ICO fines British Airways £20m for 2018 data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office has fined British Airways £20 million for failing to prevent a cyber attack in 2018 that …

Data protection Only 27.9% of organisations worldwide are fully PCI DSS compliant

Nearly three quarters of organisations worldwide are not fully compliant with the PCI DSS payment security standards that were established …

Data protection Home Office suffered over 4,000 data loss incidents in 2019-20

Data loss incidents suffered by the Home Office more than doubled in 2019-20 compared to the previous year, with a …

Data protection No More Ransom helped save nearly £500m in ransom payments

Even though ransomware attacks have cost businesses and individuals across the world billions in losses in the past few years, …

Data protection Health sector accounted for 20% of personal data breaches, says ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) today published its annual report for FY 2019-20, stating that it handled over 12,000 reports …

Data protection UK businesses reported 2,629 security incidents to ICO in Q4

The Information Commissioner's Office has reported a 19% dip in the number of reported security incidents during Q4 2019-20 compared …

Data protection European data protection authorities are woefully underfunded, finds study

A vast majority of Europe's governments are failing the GDPR by failing to allocate sufficient resources or manpower to their …

Data protection Whitchurch Council employee fined for deleting public records

An employee of Whitchurch Town Council was fined nearly £2,000 under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI)  for deliberately deleting …

Data protection What can we learn from the state of vulnerabilities in 2019?

Dima Bekerman and Sarit Yerushalmi, Security Research Managers at Imperva, reflect on the changes and trends in web application and database …

Data protection Facebook postpones EU rollout of dating service over data concerns

Facebook has postponed the rollout of its new dating services in the European Union scheduled for Thursday after Ireland's Data …

Data protection The UK will pursue an independent data protection policy, says PM Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced in a statement to the House of Commons that the UK will develop a …

Data protection Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday (25 January) that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating …