Weekly News Recap June 22-28


GDPR compliance: is your business at risk of an employee information data breach?


ePrivacy Regulation: What is it and how does it affect me?


Brexit, GDPR and the flow of data: there could be one winner and that’s the cybercriminal

The EU has its General Data Protection Regulation — GDPR — while the UK has its Data Protection Act 2018. The latter is designed to complement the former, but there are differences, and in the uncertainty of Brexit we can’t be sure that the UK will be granted adequacy. In short, Brexit may impact the flow of data…


One in ten security professionals aren’t sure their employer is GDPR compliant

When a breach occurs, businesses are required to notify appropriate data authorities and those impacted within 72 of becoming aware of it. However, a new study by security software company Tripwire has found that more than 14% of organisations that were present at Infosecurity Europe earlier this month weren’t confident that their organisation would meet that deadline…


Facebook’s bid to quash data breach lawsuit dismissed by judge

Facebook has failed in its attempt to prevent a lawsuit over a data breach impacting close to 30 million users from going to trial.  As reported by Bloomberg, on June 21, a federal appeals court in San Francisco rejected the social media giant’s request to dismiss the court case out of hand…


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