News UK firms took 60 days on average to identify data breaches prior to GDPR

Prior to the implementation of GDPR, a vast majority of UK organisations waited for several weeks before reporting data breaches …

News Data protection practices of UK organisations have improved: ICO

About 33% of UK organisations have not yet maintained inventories of personal data collected from their customers and a similar …

News Fundraising Regulator refers 59 charities to ICO for breaching DPA

As many as 59 UK charities have been referred by the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for …

News Firms not honouring data access requests could face criminal prosecution: ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office has warned organisations that failure to honour data access requests made by customers or failing to …

News ICO reminds small businesses to pay data protection fee or risk being fined

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued a fresh advisory to all small businesses operating in the UK, asking them to …

Human factor Top five human errors that impact data security

A recent paper by Osterman Research reports that less than half (42 per cent) of organisations have trained their employees …

News Almost 60,000 data breaches reported by EU firms following GDPR’s arrival

Public and private organisations across Europe reported over 59,000 incidents of data breach since the arrival of GDPR with over 10,000 …

Information security What should we be thinking about on National Privacy Day?

Sam Curry, chief security officer, Cybereason, says that on National Privacy Day we should not just think about the minimum …

News 75% of UK firms unable to honour data access requests as per GDPR mandate

As many as three in four organisations in the UK are at present unable to fulfill an essential requirement under …

News Google fined £44m by French data protection watchdog for violating GDPR

CNIL, the French data protection commission, has issued a fine of 50 Million euros (£44 million) to Google for failing …

GDPR GDPR compliance, phishing emails top concerns for SMEs in 2019

Unresolved confusions about GDPR compliance and an avalanche of phishing emails, many of them masquerading as emails from CEOs and …

Podcast Cyber security trends to watch in 2019

Here we are - at the end of 2018 – and what a year it’s been in the world of …