GDPR

Third Of European Businesses Not GDPR Compliant

Over a year since it was introduced, 30 percent of European organisations are still not GDPR compliant

2 years ago

Facebook EU Privacy Challenge Raises Prospect Of Data Disruption

Case opening this week in European Court of Justice could invalidate legal basis for transfer of citizens' data to any…

2 years ago

Ireland Opens Third Apple Data Protection Probe

European regulators are tightening their grip on multinationals including Apple, Facebook, Twitter and Google as stricter GDPR rules come into…

2 years ago

Google Targeted By Fresh Round Of GDPR Complaints

Google faces more data protection scrutiny in Europe following series of actions filed in the UK, Germany, France and other…

2 years ago

ICO: UK Data Breach Reports Up Four Times Under GDPR

Information commissioner urges firms to focus on 'getting it right' – but promises first GDPR penalties coming soon

2 years ago

HMRC Begins Deleting Voice ID Data Of 5 Million Users

Regulators found tax authority had given 'little or no consideration' to data protection when setting up its biometric service

2 years ago

European Parliament Approves ‘Big Brother’ Database

Critics say plans to link together existing identity databases across the EU may break Europe's own data protection laws

2 years ago

Data Protection Regulator To Probe EU Institutions’ Contracts With Microsoft

The investigation follows a Dutch report that found privacy concerns with the way Microsoft held public authorities' data in a…

2 years ago

Financial Services Report Five-Fold Rise In Data Breaches

Banks remain a lucrative target for hackers, with prosecutions lagging behind a rise in successful attacks, Financial Conduct Authority figures…

2 years ago

500px Admits Data Breach

Popular photograph website admits 'data security incident' that affects millions of its users

2 years ago

Facebook To Appeal German Privacy Ruling

The social media giant denies competition officials have standing to pass judgement over it – in spite of a German…

2 years ago

Google Accused Of Using Sensitive Data To Target Online Ads

The technical standards behind real-time bidding routinely disclose sensitive information about users' health, ethnicity, finances and other areas, says a…

2 years ago

Google Slapped With 50m Euro GDPR Penalty

Ouch! GDPR begins to bite as French regulator issues £44m GDPR fine to Google for data transparency breach

2 years ago

Cambridge Analytica Parent Fined £15,000 Over Data Refusal

SCL Elections had argued that a US citizen had no more right to request data held on him 'than a…

2 years ago

Regulators Release Guidelines On GDPR’s Geographic Scope

European Data Protection Board seeks comments on its guidance as firms expect the GDPR's impact to make itself felt in…

2 years ago

Facebook Defends Sharing User Data With ‘Partners’

Did you consent? Social network shared people's data with Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Spotify etc

2 years ago

NASA Staff Data Stolen In Server Hack

Houston, we have a problem. Server breach at American agency sees data stolen from past and current staff

2 years ago

Google Shifts European Data Seat To Dublin

Google has officially designated its Irish subsidiary as being legally responsible for users' data under the GDPR, as impact of…

2 years ago

ICO Fines Businesses Over Failure To Pay New Data Protection Fees

Organisations face fines of up to £4,350 for failure to pay the new fees, which came into force this year…

2 years ago

Google Faces Multiple GDPR Complaints Over Location Tracking

I spy with my little eye? Seven European consumer groups file GDPR complaints against Google's location tracking

2 years ago

British Airways Confirms Theft Of Additional Data

Another 185,000 payment card data stolen, after BA uncovers second hack whilst investigating the first

3 years ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Takes Aim At Rivals Over Data Privacy

Are you listening Mark? Tim Cook calls for federal privacy law and vows to protect users’ data and privacy

3 years ago

Apple Rolls Out Online Privacy Tool For US Users

The company has revamped its privacy site for users in the US and some other countries as it prepares to…

3 years ago

Facebook Data Breach Affects 29 Million Users

Social network revises down the number of accounts affected, but still doesn't offer fraud protection

3 years ago

Heathrow Fined £120,000 Over Lost USB Stick

The unencrypted stick, containing personal data on staff, was found by a member of the public before being handed in…

3 years ago

Facebook Hack May Result In GDPR Penalty

Irish regulator says 10 percent of the hacked 50 million Facebook accounts are based in Europe

3 years ago

Microsoft, SAP, Adobe To Back Common Data Model

Ignite 2018: The proposed standardised model could make it easier to carry out large-scale analytics on customer data drawn from…

3 years ago

Information Commissioner Issues UK’s First Formal GDPR Notice

Data protection stakes are higher than ever as regulator fines Equifax £500,000 and issues a GDPR notice to firm that…

3 years ago

UK Data Complaints Double Under GDPR

New figures show the Information Commissioner's Office swamped with reports from individuals and companies alike

3 years ago

UK SMBs Struggle To Manage Customer Data, Seagate Warns

GDPR is watching. British firms unsure of basic data protection policies and many still use USB sticks as primary storage…

3 years ago