Full Congress support for bill on US cyber security

A bipartisan bill to create a new team to pioneer federal government cybersecurity has had unanimous backing in the House of Representatives in the US, the Register reports.  Earlier in 2018, the Senate passed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Act, though this would revamp the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s National Protection and […]

Concern over Police Scotland cyber kiosk security

Politicians in Scotland are responding to worries raised over the security of ‘cyber kiosks’ that are used throughout the country by the Scottish police, Jenni Davidson reports in Public Technology. The kiosks can be used to access personal private data, and Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) are concerned about privacy rights, data security and […]

Dataguise to sponsor Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Theatre at Data Protection World Forum

Dataguise to sponsor Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Theatre at Data Protection World Forum We are delighted to announce Dataguise as sponsors of the Governance, Risk and Compliance Theatre at Data Protection World Forum. The two-day conference comes to London’s Excel arena on 20th and 21st November, where attendees can get to the forefront of […]

Six month prison sentence for motor industry employee in first ICO Computer Misuse Act prosecution

A motor industry employee has been sentenced to six months in prison in the first prosecution to be brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under legislation which carries a potential prison sentence. Mustafa Kasim, who worked for accident repair firm Nationwide Accident Repair Services (NARS), accessed thousands of customer records containing personal data without […]