Data protection conference enjoys record attendance

Leading data protection conference, PrivSec London welcomed a record number of delegates through the doors of the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster earlier this month. The event brought over 2,000 CEOs and data practitioners together for presentations and debate surrounding the key issues affecting data privacy and cybersecurity today. A content-rich agenda was delivered […]

#Privacy: How fintechs can stay in control of data governance and cybersecurity

Fintechs have to jump through numerous hoops when it comes to data governance and ensuring they are cyber secure. Data and processes are subject to regular scheduled compliance checks from internal auditors, plus spot checks without warning from external regulators. You need to demonstrate that you know exactly who has access to what information, why […]

#Privacy: Almost two-thirds of US employees unsure if CCPA applies to their organisation

A new report released by MediaPRO highlights employee knowledge gaps across both the cybersecurity and privacy realms, including a lack of awareness of two major data privacy regulations. The 2020 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report reveals that 62 percent of employees reported they were unsure if their organization has to comply with the recently-enacted […]

Data protection conference hosts data protection and cybersecurity experts

In February, high-profile speakers delivered expert insight into data privacy and cybersecurity issues to over 2,000 delegates at PrivSec London, a data protection conference held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre. Baroness Neville-Rolfe opened the two-day event, speaking in the Privacy and Security theatre. “Management of risk has gone up the boardroom agenda. The GDPR […]

#Privacy: UK government statement on future trade agreements with the EU

This statement sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship. Further details on this and other trade negotiations will be made available to Parliament as the process develops. The Government wishes to see a future relationship based on friendly cooperation between sovereign equals for the benefit of […]

#Privacy: New laws to create a Data Protection Agency announced in USA

In the US, a new Data Protection Act (DPA) would create a consumer watchdog to give Americans control and protection of their data, promote a competitive digital marketplace, and prepare the U.S. for the digital age. Introduced by U.S. Kirsten Gillibrand, the DPA will have the authority and resources to effectively enforce data protection rules—created either by […]

#Privacy: Most of the world’s biggest airports having cybersecurity weaknesses

Exploring the current state of aviation transportation security, Immuniweb has conducted research on cybersecurity, compliance and privacy of some of the world’s largest airports. Immuniweb built upon previous research dedicated to application security of top banking institutions, including comprehensive coverage of their web, mobile and API security. The methodology of this research was also complemented with OSINT-based: Discovery and […]

#Privacy: Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance issues notice of data security incident

In the USA, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance (TOA) says it has learned of a data security incident that involved protected health information belonging to certain current and former patients. On February 14, 2020, suspected victims were contacted, TOA claims, and given resources for assistance. The incident has been traced back to October 18th of last year, when […]