Weekly News Recap 10-16 November


OPM is Still Far Behind on Data Protection Three Years After Devastating Breach

More than three years after suffering the most devastating cyber breach to date against civilian government networks, the Office of Personnel Management still hasn’t implemented about one-third of the recommendations from the government’s in-house auditor, a Tuesday report found…



Cathay Pacific faces probe over massive data breach

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner will launch a compliance investigation into Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) over a data breach involving 9.4 million passengers, saying the carrier may have violated privacy rules…


Implications for all employers following Morrisons data leak case

This case involved a senior and trusted employee of Morrisons, Skelton, who, as a senior IT internal auditor, had legitimate access to a large database of payroll totalling almost 100,000, the database contained such information as names, addresses, gender, dates of birth, telephone numbers, National Insurance numbers, bank…


Privacy International Files GDPR Complaints Against 7 Major Companies

Privacy rights group Privacy International has filed complaints with the French authorities, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),  against Acxiom, Oracle, Criteo, Quantcast, Tapad, Equifax and Experian over being “premised on exploiting people’s…


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