The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

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Dixons Carphone has finally fessed up to a massive data breach, which it claimed happened "during the past year" admitting that a hack attack on its systems has compromised nearly 6 million payment cards and 1.2 million...
Yesterday, I went to a church in a suburb of London. One of my closest friends has a little one and I was invited to the service of dedication for the baby. As I walked into the church, the first things I got were a big...
The Privacy Shield agreement, which was only passed in June 2016 in an 11th-hour compromise to replace the illegal Safe Harbour transatlantic data deal, fails to properly protect EU consumers and must be suspended...
In the wake of GDPR enforcement, stories are starting to emerge of companies taking drastic action with their customer databases in order to be compliant of the new regulation. Toni Sekinah takes a look at what some...
This week, tech leaders (and not a few chancers) roll into town for London Tech Week. Across discussions about artificial intelligence and the fourth Industrial Revolution, you will hear talk of technology as brilliant...
The scale of the challenge which companies face in keeping their data secure has been exposed by a new study which claims that three in four businesses in Europe have suffered a domain name system (DNS) attack over the...
One third of global business decision makers say that their organisation would try to cut costs by considering paying a ransom demand from a hacker rather than invest in information security, and although in the UK this...
One of US President Donald Trump's closest allies has launched a scathing attack on GDPR, claiming the new regulation will prevent the UK - and the rest of Europe - from trading with America and even threaten the fight...
Six days in and GDPR is still making as many headlines as it was in the run-up to May 25, with insurance giant AIG the latest to warn that the new regulation is likely to spark a surge in “cyber-extortion” attacks....

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