News Less than 1% of data breach investigations by ICO resulted in monetary fines

The Information Commissioner's Office issued monetary fines in only 29 cases out of 11,468 data breach cases it investigated between …

Threats 42% of used SSDs and HDDs sold on eBay contain PII & enterprise data

With a large number of organisations choosing to store vast amounts of enterprise and customer data on cloud databases rather …

News ICO says HMRC breached GDPR by collecting biometric voiceprints

The Information Commissioner's Office has found HMRC guilty of violating GDPR for collecting biometric voiceprints of over five million taxpayers …

News NCSC won’t share confidential information with the ICO without victims’ consent

In order to allay concerns of organisations that NCSC may share incriminating information with the ICO resulting in punitive action, …

News Irish Data Protection Commission to investigate Facebook’s password storage fiasco

Shortly after Facebook admitted that passwords of between 200 million and 600 million users were stored in plain text on …

Threats 52% of UK schools and colleges are still not fully GDPR compliant

A lack of security awareness and a lack of resources are among the major roadblocks for UK schools and colleges …

News EU Parliament adopts centralised biometric database to monitor migrants

The European Parliament recently voted in favour of creating a centralised biometric database that will be used by law enforcement …

News Facebook “unintentionally” imported email contacts of over 1.5 million users

Shortly after Facebook announced it would stop the asking new users to share passwords to their e-mail accounts, the company …

Information security True Visions Productions fined £120,000 for secretly filming expecting mums

In what could be termed as a gross violation of people's privacy when they are most vulnerable, a London-based television …

News Facebook to update terms of use on how consumer data is processed

Facebook has agreed to update its terms of use to clearly demonstrate how it uses and finances its users' data …

News Home Office leaked email addresses of hundreds of Windrush migrants

The Home Office has issued a public apology for committing an "administrative error" that resulted in the leakage of email …

News Information Commissioner asks Zuckerberg to review appeal against £500,000 fine

Soon after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for new regulations across the world to prevent the spread of harmful content, …