#Privacy: Chicago to welcome 2,000 new jobs in cybersecurity & technology

Cybersecurity and technology firms have announced plans to create 2,000 new jobs in Chicago, Illinois. The news was announced on Monday when representatives of 15 businesses joined Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to celebrate Chicago Tech Day 2019, at the headquarters of software company Relativity. Mike Gamson, Relativity CEO, announced plans to its new 2020 fellowship […]

#Privacy: UK close to allowing Huawei into “non-contentious” parts of 5G network development

The Sunday Times has reported that the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson may allow Huawei to develop the non-critical parts of the country’s 5G network.  This move will come as a relief for UK carriers, as all four of the UK’s largest carriers (EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone) are understood to be already using Huawei […]

GDPR compliance & FCA action unpacked at PrivSec Accountability FS

Coming to London’s Barbican Centre on Tuesday 12th November, PrivSec Accountability FS will deep dive into the myriad of data challenges that the financial sector faces as cybersecurity practices and data privacy laws governing the UK tighten. The finance sector regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has recorded a ten-fold increase in cyber-crime incidents, however, […]

European Data Protection Summit Manchester to address post-Brexit data flows limbo

Coming to the Victorian Warehouse in Manchester on 13th and 14th of November 2019, European Data Protection Summit (EUDPS) brings strategic content over two days of networking, industry discussion and top-level insight into data protection, privacy and security. A critical juncture in the data flow debate Data transfer issues have risen to the top of […]

#PrivSecDUB: Managing compliance, security and budgetary challenges

Live at PrivSec Dublin’s Data Privacy, Security and Emerging Technology theatre, Glen Hymers, Chief Security Risk and DPO at Princes Trust, discusses how data practitioners can manage compliance and security with budgetary constraints. He emphasises how it is key to spend money on a security awareness programme and then to make sure that staff buy-in […]

Bernard Swierczyna explores business continuity and disaster recovery at PrivSec Dublin

Coming to Dublin’s Convention Centre on 23rd and 24th September 2019, PrivSec Dublin is an exclusive two-day conference that delves into the connection between cyber-security and data privacy. Key industry topics will be presented and explored for the event’s attendees, enabling stakeholders to build knowledge and share ideas surrounding solutions that drive lawful data processing […]

One week to go to PrivSec Dublin

On Monday 23rd September, international data privacy experts and cyber-security practitioners come together at Dublin’s Conference Centre for PrivSec Dublin. This exclusive conference champions collaboration and innovation, enabling attendees to get to the cutting edge of debate at a critical time in the global evolution of data privacy law. An era of decisive regulator action […]

#privacy: Research reveals the unlikely targets of business network hacks

Research by Probrand found that 43% of UK businesses have suffered a data breach in the past year. The survey of 1,075 UK workers in full or part-time employment, found that 72% of companies who suffered a data breach in the past year found that network infiltration had came from an unsecured wireless device, such […]