The report reveals that encryption still remains a challenge for companies. According to the Thales’ 2019 Data Threat Report, despite the importance of protecting sensitive data, 27% or fewer of the European respondents state they use encryption for securing emails, and data at rest on PCs. European respondents ranked higher than their global counterparts in […]
Posted on 22nd May 2019 in GDPR.
Fashion retailer Urban Outfitters has announced plans to launch a new clothing subscription service that will allow customers to rent items for a month.
Posted on 22nd May 2019 in General business.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has said he is “saddened” by the news that his restaurant chain has entered administration.
Posted on 21st May 2019 in General business.
New research suggests that companies that have suffered a cyber attack are sending out unclear information in their data breach notifications. Customers are left confused about whether or not their private information is at risk, as a result. Conducting similar surveys, scientists have previously discovered that customers seldom take action when a company at risk […]
Posted on 21st May 2019 in GDPR.
Slack users have been advised to upgrade their applications following a vulnerability. Slack, the work collaboration app has issued a security update following a vulnerability in its systems that could allow attackers to modify the location where downloaded files are stored. Tenable researcher, David Wells discovered a download hijack vulnerability in Slack Desktop version 3.3.7 […]
Posted on 20th May 2019 in GDPR.
New IAPP research reveals that an estimated 500,000 organisations have registered DPOs across Europe. In 2017, IAPP estimated that the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) would need at least 75,000 data protection officers (DPOs) worldwide. However a new study by the IAPP found the initial estimate fell short. IAPP stated: “The […]
Posted on 17th May 2019 in GDPR.
Amazon has been revealed as the biggest investor in Deliveroo’s latest funding round which totalled £450 million.
Posted on 17th May 2019 in General business.