Weekly News Recap – January 19 -25


‘Compliance is no joke’: Security industry reacts to Google’s £44m GDPR fine


Brexit – A data protection action plan


Marriott Breach Exposes Far More Than Just Data

Marriott International’s astonishing data breach, exposing up to half a billion guests, has revealed yet another American pressure point that’s incredibly sensitive to digital attack — not only must we better defend where we vote and where we get our news, but where we lay our heads when we’re not at home...


French DPA Fines Google $57 Million for GDPR Violations

Google received a hefty fine of $57 million (€50 million) on 21 January 2019 from the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) for “lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding ads personalisation”…


“No Deal Brexit”: ICO and UK Government Issue Data Protection Guidance

The UK Parliament’s rejection of the Government’s Brexit withdrawal agreement might be an anticipated turn of events, but it also means that the possibility of the UK leaving the EU with a No Deal Brexit is becoming more and more likely. Time is running out and uncertainty is building up, so in preparation UK government recently released additional guidance…


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