72% of Brits haven’t heard about GDPR

In the lead up to the GDPR regulation, YouGov researched consumers’ attitudes towards the new rules and data privacy more generally. Although the regulations were announced two years ago, YouGov’s Omnibus research shows that almost three quarters (72%) of British adults haven’t heard of GDPR. However, two in five (40%) have seen something in the media about […]

Seven in ten c-level IT decision makers believe government should have done more to explain the GDPR

New research released today by Bitdefender that reveals 74% of C-Level IT decision makers believe the government should have done more to explain to organisations what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, and how companies should best prepare. Simultaneously, more than half (52%) believe that the press and/or infosec marketing departments are guilty of over-hyping the […]

Over 50% of UK consumers will share personal data for reward points

UK consumers (60%) said they are most uncomfortable with sharing their personal data on messaging platforms. UK consumers (36%)said they are least uncomfortable with sharing their personal data on fitness trackers .Reward points (54%) is the incentive that consumers would be most willing to share their personal data for.  Personalised rewards or recommendations (16%) is […]

Pontus Vision launches open source GDPR solution for financial institutions​

Financial institutions are one of the sectors that will be significantly impacted by the new EU data protection regulation, GDPR.   Pontus Vision, the London-based RegTech company enabling global financial institutions and government organisations to efficiently and securely manage their large and complex data requirements, today announced the launch of Pontus Vision GDPR. Pontus Vision GDPR […]

The majority of adults in the UK are concerned about the security of data held about them by public sector organisations

New research has revealed just how little trust consumers have for public sector online services and use of their data. A survey of 500 UK adults, commissioned by Probrand, and published in the Public & Private Sector Services Audit revealed that 83% of British adults are uneasy about sharing their information with the servers or websites of public […]