DPO 200: Recognising data protection professionals from across Europe

The Data Protection sector has experienced widespread change of regulatory and technology developments, particularly over the last 12 months following the enforcement of GDPR. GDPR celebrates its one year anniversary tomorrow, May the 25th 2018. The DPO 200, sponsored by OneTrust, in association with the GDPR Institut, recognises and celebrates individuals who have made significant […]

GDPR:Report Weekly Roundup

Each week, GDPR:Report presents the top 5 headlines from the week’s news and upcoming events in the data protection industry. This week marks the first anniversary of the introduction of GDPR, and hackers can now steal your identity through your coffee machine. Happy Birthday, GDPR! Saturday 25th May 2019 marks the one year anniversary of […]

SurveyMonkey data centre advances cloud operations in Europe

74% of UK residents care that their data is stored in the European Union, according to SurveyMonkey’s latest research on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Global survey software company, SurveyMonkey has announced the launch of a European data centre that will be available this month to new enterprise customers. The public cloud infrastructure enables […]

London Underground will start tracking passengers through Wi-Fi

Following a trial in 2016, Transport for London (TfL) will roll out Wi-Fi tracking on the London Underground. In a press release TfL announced that “secure, privacy-protected data collection will begin on 8 July 2019” with improved customer services such as alerts about delays and congestion within stations. TfL also stated that individual customer data […]

UK political parties are failing to protect their members

A security vendor has revealed that UK political parties are failing miserably on email security, ahead of the European elections. It has been discovered that UK political parties participating in the European Parliament elections have a poor take-up of the DMARC protocol. Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a solution best utilised to […]