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5 Experts Share Advice on Preparing for GDPR

In a global economy, changes in one region can have far-reaching impacts. Failing market indicators on one side of the planet tend to have a …

Privacy

Nine months and a lot more b*llocks to go before new UK data protection rules kick in

The UK’s information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, has apparently become so infuriated with inaccurate claims about incoming data protection rules …

Privacy

Gartner Says Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Grow 7 Percent to Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017

Press Release<p>SYDNEY, Australia, August 15, 2017 View All Press Releases<p>Gartner Says Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Grow 7 Percent to …

Cybersecurity

GDPR drives cloud firm’s Cloudian S3 object storage deployment

The European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into force in May 2018, was a major driver for cloud services …

Business Technology

Months after breach at the 'UnBank' Ffrees, customers complain: No one told us

Customers of UK financial services firm FFrees said they were unaware of a breach that took place there four months ago until a security researcher …

Security

Gartner: cybersecurity spending will grow 7% this year to $86.4B

• Worldwide IT security product and service spending will grow 7% this year to $86.4B, according to Gartner research cited by TechCrunch.<br>• Tailwinds …

Stock Markets

Rackspace rolls out managed data protection service | ZDNet

Rackspace is the latest firm to offer new cybersecurity tools ahead of the GDPR implementation.<p>Rackspace is bolstering cybersecurity offerings, …

Cybersecurity

Vacuums that pick up data as well as dirt renew privacy concerns

When Samsung’s smart TVs were found in 2015 to be picking up living-room voices and sharing the information with third parties, data protection …

Privacy

Tresorit Updates Business Software To Support GDPR Compliance

Encrypted cloud storage company Tresorit has launched a series of new data control features to help brands meet GDPR compliance standards.<p>Designed to …

Privacy

IoT device makers: Tackle security or face legal action

<i>As governments start to contemplate legal responses to IoT security flaws, will the threat of a date with justice finally force manufacturers of</i> …

Cybersecurity

Are Asimov's laws enough to stop AI stomping humanity?

<i>Blade Runner</i>, the film inspired by Philip K Dick's book <i>Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?</i>, is 35 years old this year.<p>Set in a dystopian Los …

Isaac Asimov

Facebook Watch Video Service to Challenge YouTube, Netflix

Today’s topics include Facebook's announcement of professional quality streaming video service to take on the likes of Netflix and YouTube, the …

Enterprise Tech

The regulatory future of algorithms

<i>Although they are often used to automate or streamline processes, algorithms are far from being the objective tool that many make them out to be. In</i> …

Intelligence

How to protect personally identifiable information under GDPR

The European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect May 25, 2018, and it impacts any company, worldwide, that …

Privacy

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

Unusual job titles aren’t new in the IT world. Before the Twitter ninja and social media rockstar, before the webmaster was hired to conjure up HTML …

DevOps

Companies warned over hidden costs of wiping data squeaky clean before GDPR hits

Not enough companies understand how to properly delete the data they hold – and need to address this if they are to comply with new data protection …

Privacy

Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC charges

<b>Uber has been ordered to introduce tougher measures to protect the privacy of its drivers and their customers, to settle charges brought by a regulator.</b><p>It also had to agree to have the effectiveness of the stricter controls assessed by an independent auditor every two years for the next 20 …

Uber

How Blockchain Can Help Solve Global Regulatory Challenges: Analysis

In today’s world, talk abounds about the ever-increasing regulatory hurdles every modern global industry now faces.<p>The way to address any risk is to …

Bitcoin

Secure Your Data Collection, Governance Practices for GDPR Compliance

The Clock Is Ticking: Are You Ready for the UK’s New Data Protection Bill?<p>Original head: New rights, more control – can your business respond when …

Big Data

The GDPR: Do you provide goods or services in the EU?

Many companies do business in the EU without having a physical business presence there. These companies have been able to collect, process, and …

Privacy

Children’s privacy rights are prominent in the Data Protection Bill but there’s many a slip…

<i>Last week, the UK government announced its plans for a new Data Protection Bill that would give people “more control over their personal data” and</i> …

Privacy

Amazon Improves Cloud Security with Macie Machine Learning Service

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a series of new services today at the company's AWS Summit event in New York City, including migration, Glue data …

Enterprise Tech

The Data Protection Bill is about securing UK data leadership

With the publication of the government’s Statement of Intent for the Data Protection Bill, we now have a clearer idea of what the UK’s data …

Privacy

Statistics show retailers need to improve data security

Retailers need to invest more in cyber security with the number of retailers reporting data breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) …

Cybersecurity

Google Doesn’t Want What’s Best for Us

Google processes more than three billion search queries a day. It has altered our notions of privacy, tracking what we buy, what we search for online — and even our physical location at every moment of the day. Every business trying to reach mass-market consumer demand online knows that Google is …

Freedom of Information

Upfront

SOME things can be unsaid. People in the UK might soon be able to get all record of their embarrassing social media posts wiped from existence, …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

Tackling GDPR compliance before time runs out

Data protection has always been important. Now it’s becoming urgent. Here’s a primer on how companies can adapt to the new rules.<p><b>Europe is on the</b> …

Privacy

What should marketers do to comply with the new 'right to be forgotten' rules?

The Government’s announcement earlier this week on plans to overhaul UK data protection legislation will send shivers down the spines of some …

Privacy

Cloud data management - a guide for resellers

The backup and data protection market was - until recently - extremely stilted, with products serving as an insurance policy rather than a usable …

Data Management

10 GDPR myths debunked

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect throughout all European Union member states. …

Big Data