The Information Commissioner’s Office is planning to update its guidance on how companies should deal with so-called "data subject access requests" (DSARs) and has launched a consultation on new draft guidance, just 18 months after the current version was first published.
Wise, the campaigning group for greater gender balance in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), is calling for employers, professional bodies and educators to set a target of achieving 30% of women in core STEM roles on the back of new official figures which reveal there has been virtually no progress in the tech industry for a decade.
GDPR may have been in force for over 18 months but companies are still falling short when it comes to data subject access requests (DSARs), with a new global study showing nearly three-fifths (58%) of businesses have failed to meet the one-month deadline, putting them in breach of the regulation.
The Alan Turing Institute has joined forces with the Information Commissioner’s Office to publish draft regulatory guidance into the use of artificial intelligence, which has now been put out to consultation.
Women in Data crowned its annual conference last week with the unveiling of the new 20 in Data and Technology, this year presented in association with N Brown Group. In front of a packed auditorium of nearly 1,000 delegates - most of them wearing this year’s signature colour red - the 2019 list filed on to the stage to take a bow.
The European Commission’s new president has called for the EU to draw up new legislation to govern the use of artificial intelligence within 100 days of taking office, as part of a co-ordinated approach on the "human and ethical" implications of the technology.
The British livestock industry is turning to data science in its quest to make pig farming more sustainable and productive with the launch of a new £11 million high-tech facility which will aim to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint.
Financial services firms and fintechs aiming to enter the open banking market have been given a boost with the publication of a new report which aims to demystify the consent process across international markets.
The long-awaited launch of a new code of practice to protect children’s privacy online has moved a step closer after Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has finally submitted the regulator’s plans to the Secretary of State.
London may not have a reputation for being the most friendly city in the country - after all, residents can barely stand to look at each other on public transport - yet Londoners are inclined to disclose far more information about themselves on social media, compared to people living in other regions of the country.