For more than half a century, this conference has brought nations together from Europe and across the Atlantic to forge our common security. The fundamental values we share – respect for human dignity, human rights, freedom, democracy and equality – have created common cause to act together in our shared interest. Read full story.
Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras (ANPR) fall within my statutory regulatory remit. ANPR is a defined surveillance camera system, by virtue of Section 29(6)(a) of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. The system is operated by police forces who are relevant authorities as described by that particular legislation who therefore have a responsibility to have […]
Almost three quarters of companies have below-par cybersecurity protection, according to wide-ranging new research. A new report from Hiscox found that only eleven per cent of companies are considered cybersecurity experts, and 16 per cent achieved expert status in either strategy or execution (but not both). Read full story.
Age UK has confirmed that thousands of current and past staff are affected by two data breaches which occurred at the end of last year, meaning it is likely to cost the charity tens of thousands of pounds. Read full story.
Some of the UK’s biggest law firms may have been compromised after confidential data including email addresses were found on the dark web. Cybersecurity specialists from RepKnight say more than a million credentials have been leaked, leaving law firms vulnerable to cyberattacks such as phishing or data theft. Read full story.
The government is to amend the data protection bill to protect security researchers who work to uncover abuses of personal data, quelling fears that the bill could accidentally criminalise legitimate research. Read full story.
The ruling stems from a case that signals a growing trend toward group action litigation involving data protection, and poses new risks for companies who should respond with increased vigilance in employee recruitment, training, and monitoring. Read full story.