Archives: December 2015

DATE December 17, 2015 5:30 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

LIBE paves the way for new DP law

Civil Liberties Euro MPs voted today in favour of reform to the data protection legislation in Europe. Read the official press release here http://bit.ly/1NVkJyW. The new rules will bring about significant changes to most UK organisations. An official EU press conference is planned for 21st December. The new legislation is...
View Article »
DATE December 17, 2015 1:49 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

A flavour of November news

Talk Talk hack estimated to cost up to £35m http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34784980 VTech hack exposes 6m kids and 5m adults’ data https://www.vtech.com/en/press_release/2015/faq-about-data-breach-on-vtech-learning-lodge/ Starwood Hotels (USA) hit by malware introduced to tills http://www.scmagazine.com/starwood-hotels-hit-with-pos-malware/article/455395/ TuneCore (online music site) database breached http://www.scmagazineuk.com/tunecore-database-hacked-personal-customer-data-stolen/article/458660/ Adele fans’ data compromised on ticket website through insecure code http://www.scmagazineuk.com/it-isnt-over-adele-fans-security-breached/article/456749/ Pearson VUE...
View Article »
DATE December 17, 2015 1:48 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

ICO Launches new data sharing video

The ICO has launched a really informative new video on data sharing available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJJJomQeuEg#action=share. It will give may comfort in the manner in which it runs through the various data sharing scenarios and proposes/re-enforces the ICOs risk and circumstantial based approach.