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Identity Fraud Soars to New Levels

Record 89,000 cases recorded in first six months of year Identity fraud now accounts for 56% of all fraud reported by Cifas members Today, Wednesday 23 August 2017, Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new…
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North London Council Fined

Islington Council failed to keep up to 89,000 people’s information secure on its parking ticket system website. That was the conclusion of an Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) investigation which has resulted in a £70,000 fine…
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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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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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Getting Ready for GDPR

Getting prepared for the GDPR to come into force can be daunting.  Here's a useful link from the ICO to help you self-assess where you may need to make changes... GDPR Self-assessment. CSI have a range of services to help you comply.…
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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…