Tag or Interest: data breach

  1. 08/06/2017 - 11:15 Type of content: Article
    Major data breaches are a nightmare that can stop CEOs from getting to sleep. But while a drop in share price is an almost inevitable consequence, having adopted a stronger data security posture across the enterprise can mitigate the impact by as much as 4% or $3.90...
  2. 23/07/2018 - 15:45 Type of content: News
    Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has urged companies to wake up and smell the coffee over their privacy strategies insisting it will be "impossible to build trust in the way that personal information is obtained, used and shared online" unless they make...
  3. 12/07/2018 - 17:00 Type of content: News
    UK companies might have woken up to the fact that their digital data is now a highly valuable asset, with a quarter of companies claiming the information alone is worth over £500,000, but nearly one in five still have no measures in place to protect their network from...
  4. 13/06/2018 - 10:45 Type of content: News
    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 personal data records. In a statement, Dixons...
  5. 29/03/2018 - 10:00 Type of content: Blog
    For the past year, every three months for about four weeks or so, I deactivate my Facebook account. I had several reasons for suspending my profile in the past. The window Facebook gives me into my friends’ lives has a restricted view. The social network would only...
  6. 11/01/2018 - 12:00 Type of content: Blog
    Should somebody tell the Consumer’s Association - the august campaigning charity and publisher of Which? - about the law of unintended consequences? In particular, should it rethink its calls to make it easier for third parties to pursue class actions on behalf of...
  7. 10/01/2018 - 17:15 Type of content: News
    Carphone Warehouse has paid a high price for a catalogue of data governance failings after becoming only the second ever company to be fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office, over a 2015 hack attack which left the personal details of millions of...
  8. 05/12/2017 - 13:45 Type of content: News
    While the majority (54%) of UK businesses are bracing themselves for a data breach in the next 12 months, less than half (48%) believe they are in a position to shoulder the huge fines which they could potentially face when GDPR comes into force next May. That is...
  9. 01/12/2017 - 10:45 Type of content: News
    Morrisons has secured the dubious honour of losing the first ever UK data leak class action after the High Court ruled that the supermarket chain must pay compensation to over 5,000 Morrisons staff - past and present - over the 2014 data breach caused by a disgruntled...
  10. 24/11/2017 - 15:30 Type of content: News
    EU data protection chiefs are set to join the probe of Uber's massive data breach - which is already being investigated by both UK and US authorities - with the Article 29 Working Party putting the hack, which affected 57 million users, at the top of the agenda of next...

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