Data Protection World Forum introduces ISF Pavilion

Data Protection World Forum introduces ISF Pavilion Risk Management and Cyber Security Theatre Data Protection World Forum (DPWF) is delighted to unveil the ISF Risk Management and Cyber Security Theatre at its inaugural conference. Coming to London’s ExCeL arena on 20th and 21st November, DPWF’s two-day data security conference will see high-profile industry figures, business […]

US University sued for data breach from 2008

Yale University is being taken to court following the discovery of two data breaches that occurred a decade ago. Hackers infiltrated the Ivy League’s databases between April 2008 and January 2009, stealing names, social security numbers, email addresses, birth dates, and physical addresses. Two lawsuits have now been filed claiming damages for the incidents. Officials […]

Facebook data breach down to spammers seeking cash

Facebook has announced that its recent data hack was down to spammers aiming to cash in on user data, not a foreign government attack, as was first suspected. The attempted theft, which was discovered and subsequently disclosed to regulatory authorities at the end of September, was initially thought to have affected 50m user accounts. The […]

Get on top of the data debate with Data Protection Magazine

As we approach the inaugural Data Protection World Forum, stakeholders can get an informed approach to every data security challenge with Data Protection Magazine (DPM). Online and available to read now, the second issue of DPM once again sees industry-leading authorities give their views on the data protection landscape of today.  Expert insight Featuring analysis […]

Robert Baugh, CEO at Keepabl: Document, document, document

Robert Baugh is CEO at Keepabl, a lawyer-led, Privacy-as-a-Service provider which implements compliance programmes that can prove decisive in the era of GDPR. With over 20 years’ international experience as a TMT lawyer, Robert is highly skilled in interpreting the regulatory environment into commercial, actionable, risk-managed-based compliance programmes. Below, Robert reveals his top tips for […]

US regulator issues record data breach fine

US regulator issues record data breach fine The second-biggest health insurer in the US has been hit by a record-breaking $1.6m penalty for a data privacy breach dating back to 2015. Anthem, which is based in Indianapolis, suffered a cyber-attack three years ago which compromised the personal information of almost 80 million individuals. Details accessed […]

Q&A with Simon Loopuit, CEO of trust-hub

Simon Loopuit heads trust-hub, a software firm specialising in personal data management technology that protects customers and employees alike. Ahead of his speaker session at Data Protection World Forum, our Q&A with Simon explains data governance and reveals how companies can leverage privacy by design to overcome the challenges of modern business. After dealing with […]