Data privacy Google CEO says major opportunity in healthcare will protect privacy

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet Inc and its Google subsidiary, said on Wednesday that healthcare offers the biggest potential …

GDPR Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros, according to report

European regulators have imposed 114 million euros (£97.3 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in mid-2018, with …

Cyber attack Travelex staff put away pens and paper as UK systems come back online

More than two weeks after a crippling ransomware attack forced Travelex staff to use pen and paper to calculate foreign …

Huawei Boris Johnson says Huawei critics need to suggest alternatives

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said those opposed to the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in the UK's …

Data privacy U.S. Treasury Secretary urges Apple and other tech companies to work with law enforcement

Apple Inc and other technology companies should cooperate with U.S. investigators, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law …

Apps Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, …

NewsSocial media Facebook’s Zuckerberg drops annual challenges to focus on longer-term goals

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take …

Encryption Encrypted app aims to boost anonymous sex crime reporting in India

Women in India will be able to anonymously report sexual abuse, seek medical or legal aid and create private journals …

Data protectionNews Europeans should control their B2B data, says EU commissioner

The United States and China are the world's leaders in harvesting and exploiting personal data and the European Union must make sure …

Ransomware Forex firm Travelex says ransomware behind last week’s cyber-attack

The foreign exchange company Travelex said on Tuesday a ransomware attack led to its systems being taken offline last week. …

Podcast How can we protect our children online?

According to the National Crime Agency more than 2,500 arrests were made last year in the UK, after Facebook reported …

Data protection Is it time for organisations’ cyber security credentials to take centre stage online?

Anurag Kahol, CTO, Bitglass, examines where companies are lacking in their security and will provide best practice tips on how …