General Data Protection Regulation is three months away…

By James Pink With its threat of huge fines for non-compliance, every business must comply with this far stricter Data protection regulation by May 25th. However, the Information Commissioners Office don’t have the man power to fine every non-compliant business on day one. It will take time to get around to your business, but when it […]

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UK regulator has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber breach

By Jane Wakefield, BBC Image copyright – GETTY IMAGES It is unclear whether UK citizens’ data was breached as Uber has not said.   The UK’s information commissioner has “huge concerns about Uber’s data policies and ethics” following a breach that exposed the details of 57 million customers and drivers. Uber did not tell anyone about […]

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Companies Held to Ransom

Article by BBC N. Ireland, October 14th 2016. The CEO of a Belfast business centre has issued a stark warning to other businesses after being “held to ransom” by cyber criminals. Computers were rendered unusable and business ground to a halt during the hack at the Townsend Business Centre earlier this month. Locked screens displayed a […]

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