Category: Personal Data

Credit reference agency Equifax fined for data breach. GDPR
20Sep, 2018

Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 for security breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued credit reference agency Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine for failing to protect the personal information of up to 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack in 2017. The incident, which happened between 13 May and 30 July 2017 in the US, affected 146 million customers globally. The ICO investigation [...]
Organisations to be more transparent - Cyber Security Survey
10Sep, 2018

Organisations Need to be Transparent with People’s Personal Information

The Information Commissioner is reminding organisations to be transparent with people’s personal information, after a survey revealed trust and confidence in how organisations handle personal data is still low, despite an improvement across sectors. One year on since the original benchmark research, the ICO has conducted another round of public research. RESEARCH FINDINGS: The research found [...]
Your Data Matters - Know your data rights
15Jun, 2018

Your Data Matters – 10 Rights You Must Know

KNOW YOUR DATA RIGHTS We live in a data-driven world. Almost every purchase and interaction you have with most organisations entails you sharing personal data, such as your name, address, birthday, phone number etc. You share data online too, whenever you browse a website, search for information or buy something, use social media or email [...]