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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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Moneysupermarket fined £80,000

Price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com Ltd has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of emails to customers who had made it clear they didn’t want to be contacted in that way. The…
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ICO publishes International Strategy

The ICO has published its first ever International Strategy to help it meet overseas data protection challenges including increased globalism, changing technology, GDPR and Brexit. The strategy aims to enhance privacy protection for the…
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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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Gloucester City Council fined by ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 after a cyber attacker accessed council employees’ sensitive personal information. The attacker took advantage of a weakness in the council’s…
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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…
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Number of fines for UK data privacy issues doubles and totals £3.2m

The UK was one of the most active regions for regulatory enforcement action in Europe last year, along with Italy (€3.3m)  Enforcement notices rose by 155% Breaches of UK data protection laws during 2016 attracted…
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Recent events have left businesses more aware than ever of the dangers of poor data security. This awareness, combined with increasing regulation, means that taking appropriate steps is essential. However, although nearly three quarters…
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Protecting Your Corporate Data

After recent cyber attacks hitting the NHS, is it time that your company rethinks its data protection policies?  Whilst ongoing protection is needed, many overlook the end of lifecycle risks in IT. See our below infographic for ways to protect…