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Recycled E-waste Adds to Cybersecurity Concerns

Electronic waste, or e-waste, incites more than an environmental crisis, as most disposed hardware still leaves unsecured traces of data linked back to its former owner, according to a Fortune report. Improper destruction of recycled devices…
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All New CSI Lifecycle Client Portal

We have a new addition to our website!  We are pleased to offer our clients online access to their very own portal, allowing them to book and track each stage of a secure collection, data destruction and more.  A portfolio of assets received…
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Council Fined £70,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office

A council has been fined £70,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online for five years. The Data Protection Act requires organisations to take appropriate measures…
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Two Million Customers' Data Stolen at Cex

Second-hand gadget and video games retailer Cex has said up to two million customers have had their data stolen in an online breach. The company said the stolen data included customers' names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and some…
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21,000 TalkTalk customers data could have been used for scams and fraud

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC £100,000 after it failed to look after its customers’ data and risked it falling into the hands of scammers and fraudsters. An ICO investigation found TalkTalk…
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Firms face £17m fine if they fail to protect against hackers

Firms could face fines of up to £17m or 4% of global turnover if they fail to protect themselves from cyber-attacks, the government has warned. The crackdown is aimed at making sure essential services such as water, energy, transport and health…
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Blancco on the GDPR

How Does Blancco Help Organizations Comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation? On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect throughout Europe, and any global business that handles information…
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Warning to SMEs as firm fined £60,000

Small and medium sized businesses are being warned to take note as a company which suffered a cyber attack is fined £60,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). An investigation by the ICO found Berkshire-based Boomerang…
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Data Protection Self Assessment

ICO have some very useful online tools to help you assess your company's data protection compliance. Why not give them a go? Data protection assurance Information security Data sharing and subject access Records management Here…
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Preparing for the GDPR - 12 Steps to Take Now

This checklist highlights 12 steps you can take now to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply from 25 May 2018. Many of the GDPR’s main concepts and principles are much the same as those in the current…