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Public shaming 'set to hurt Ashley Madison for years'DataIQ News26th August 2016 A public naming and shaming from a data protection authority can be far more damaging than any fine levied, triggering a crash consumer trust in an organisation and on its profitability, according to a leading data protection lawyer. Data [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
Source: Data IQ
The Information Commissioner has responded to changes WhatsApp and Facebook are making to how they handle customers' personal data. [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
Source: Information Commissioner’s Office
ICO warns small firms that they can't escape data lawsDataIQ News25th August 2016 Businesses have been sent a warning that the Information Commissioner's Office will come down hard on any firm which fails to look after sensitive information - no matter what size - following a fine slapped on a [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Source: Data IQ
A nursing home in County Antrim has been fined £15,000 for breaking the law by not looking after the sensitive personal details in its care. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Source: Information Commissioner’s Office
Two-thirds of IT chiefs expect data breach within 12 monthsDataIQ News24th August 2016 No wonder IT chiefs look so miserable these days it appears they are carrying a heavy burden with nearly two-thirds bracing themselves for a serious data breach in the next year, if they do not manage to [...]
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Source: Data IQ