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 […]

DPO200 in association with GDPR Institut

The DPO 200 in association with GDPR Institut recognises and celebrates those individuals who have made significant contributions to the privacy and security sectors. Our editorial team considered several factors in compiling this list, including; social media impact, knowledge sharing and community support. The Data Protection sector has seen a ‘sea change’ of regulatory and [...]

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 […]