#Privacy: Mixcloud breach exposes millions of users

The personal data of tens of millions of Mixcloud users have been put on sale on the dark web.  In a statement, the British streaming service, Mixcloud announced that it has received reports about hackers gaining unauthorised access to some of its systems.  “Our understanding at this time is that the incident involves email addresses,  […]

TrustArc receives funding to further advance their leadership position in the privacy market

The privacy management company TrustArc has announced that it has received $70 million Series D growth investment led by private equity firm, Bregal Sagemount. TrustArc announced today that the raised $70 million in Series D funding, bringings its total raised to over $100 million. “We are very excited to bring on Sagemount as a strategic […]

GDPR Summit London: ICO Deputy Commissioner: GDPR should not be an unnecessary burden on organisations

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is writing a weekly blog that covers misconceptions surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The latest blog written by Steve Wood, ICO Deputy Commissioner, helps clear up a misconception that GDPR is an unnecessary burden on organisations. Mr Wood starts by explaining that “any regulation has some sort of […]