Businesses must secure their corporate data as it moves beyond the confines of the office walls. This has to be done quickly.
While unplugging isn’t an option for all businesses, the notion of stepping back to give your company time to evaluate cybersecurity preparedness can be highly beneficial.
A report from Beaming has found that on average between July and September, UK firms experienced 157,528 attacks. The company analysed data from thousands of UK organisations that it supplies for, to which it was revealed that cyber-attacks against UK businesses have soared by 243% this summer, in comparison to last year. Almost half a million unique IP addresses […]
Posted on 7th October 2019 in GDPR.
The raid, conducted in the centre of the city, saw computer equipment and documents seized for analysis. Earlier this year, a change in the law made cold calls about pensions in certain circumstances illegal. David Clancy, ICO Enforcement Group Manager, said: “The law now offers greater protection for people troubled by cold calls about their […]
Posted on 4th October 2019 in GDPR.
Researchers have developed an attack that can allow threat actors to extract and steal data from encrypted PDF files. The attack named PDFex, has two variants, both of which can allow PDF documents to be modified, thus allowing an attacker to extract and steal data. Researchers tested PDFex against 27 desktop and web PDF viewers, […]
Posted on 1st October 2019 in GDPR.
Barack Obama, has sent out a clear message about the risks of failing to treat data privacy with the respect the issue deserves. Addressing audiences at a tech conference in San Francisco this week, the former US president went to lengths to describe the obligations on corporate shoulders to deal with Big Data in a […]
Posted on 20th September 2019 in GDPR.
In November 2018, leading UK AI company, DeepMind released information about how its health division would be moved to its parent group, Google. The move is now taking place after a delay that has not been short of controversy, the BBC reports. Upon the announcement of the reshuffle, DeepMind came under fire for allegedly failing […]
Posted on 19th September 2019 in GDPR.
Gatwick Airport becomes the first British airport to permanently use facial recognition technology for passenger ID checks. Following numerous self-boarding trials with EasyJet, the technology will allow passengers to walk through security and straight onto an airplane. Passengers who have chosen to opt-in to use the service will have their faces scanned by the technology. […]
Posted on 18th September 2019 in GDPR.
An online advertising campaign which gathers data on voters may be putting the Conservative party in breach of data protection laws, experts say. The views have been made in reaction to the way the Tories have been collecting information on pro-Brexit voters through a web-based ad campaign, the Guardian reports. The website at the centre […]
Posted on 17th September 2019 in GDPR.
EIT Digital, the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation, is supporting the development of the new programmes. University of London’s Artificial Intelligence Research Centre (CitAI) and Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) will lead two new Doctoral Training Programs (DTPs), supported by the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation EIT Digital. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year will be a DTP […]
Posted on 16th September 2019 in GDPR.
Coming to Dublin’s Convention Centre on 23rd and 24th September 2019, PrivSec Dublin will bring together a global audience of senior decision-makers and privacy specialists to explore the bonds between data privacy and security. As Brexit negotiations continue, confusion lingers over how companies that transfer personal data beyond British shores can continue to do so […]
Posted on 13th September 2019 in GDPR.