Uber knew it was the victim of a data breach in October 2016, but made no move to notify the proper authorities. Those whose personal details, the likes of names and email addresses, were snatched, weren’t made aware either.
Staff are often the most vital assets any business can have, but they also have the astounding ability to bypass data protection, whether because of revenge or innocent mistake.
Europol’s director, Robin Wainwright, took to the stage at the Lisbon Web Summit, and had some ominous words for the audience: law enforcement agencies were seeing 4,000 ransom attacks a day – and the number would soon rise.
Richard Blanford reflects on IT complexity and why tech infrastructure is like plumbing – it must support the services required in the locations desired.
GDPR, the implementation of stricter data regulations, draws closer at a time when numerous automated decisions are being made that impact on people’s lives, with algorithms determining everything from dating partners to credit scores (sometimes without our knowledge).
For the next of our GDPR Doctors features, we’ve looked at GDPR compliance and whether it’s down to humans or machines.
Kicking off the first in our GDPR doctors series, we’ve broken down the basics of GDPR to help provide business owners with a solid foundation on where to get started.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that spying on an employee’s Yahoo messenger account is a breach of human rights law which guarantees private communications. But what, exactly, is the significance of this decision?
There is so much GDPR noise out there, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if you’d tried to avoid it. But we’ve got a better option – check out our new GDPR doctors feature series.
As an entrepreneur at the helm of a B2B business, Rob Hunter has been thinking about how GDPR law will impact how clients are marketed to.
The evidence is clear, hacking can result in serious financial damage to a business. However, high-profile hacking episodes are not being heeded by SMEs.
While GDPR will penalise companies for lengthy terms and conditions, it’s also up to the customer to read them. You may otherwise end up agreeing to clean portaloos.