Ignoring GDPR is not an option.Richard Menear notes how history has shown us that the regulators will be looking for a few companies where they can impose a big fine to set an example for the rest of the industry.
PCI DSS compliance doesn't guarantee security, but half of PCI certified companies aren't compliant which does indicate vulnerability to cyber-attack. "It's not a project, it's a programme - something you need to maintain."
US surveillance practices render EU-US Privacy Shield ineffective according to a recent letter from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.
Abeer Khedr has been the Information Security Director at National Bank of Egypt (NBE) since 2010. Since its birth in 1898 with a capital of £1 million, NBE is regarded as one of the oldest and most respected commercial banks in Egypt. SC's Ali Taherian caught up with Khedr to talk about some of the specific problems and solutions she deals with day to day.
A new report from the House of Lords maps the data protection landscape post Brexit, and offers several warnings.
Richard Whomes looks at how companies must ensure that they can access and view data across the entire IT estate, to comply with the EU GDPR.
The ICO has released its international strategy, plotting its plans for Brexit and GDPR compliance.
Gordon Morrison discusses how GDPR is a once in a lifetime opportunity to overhaul cyber processes.
A Northamptonshire games company has been fined, as an example that any, big or small, who break the rules will be dealt with accordingly says ICO.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has run an investigation and concluded that Morrisons intentionally sent thousands of marketing emails to its card members.
The Hong Kong electoral commision has been criticised by privacy regulators after two laptops were stolen containing the information of all of Hong Kong's voters.
British businesses are the most unprepared for GDPR compliance, according to new findings from Sophos.
Businesses in the UK are struggling to face the looming threat of cyber-attacks, with nearly a third of C-level executives admitting they don't have a response plan - or don't even know whether or not they have one.
In a room full of people selling boxes to help with GDPR compliance, SC was told there is no box that can make you GDPR compliant.
The UK data protection regulator doubled the total value of fines it issued in 2016 while enforcement notices grew by 155 percent.
The UK government is expected to ask for encryption defeating powers in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack in Manchester.
The Department of Justice is asking the US Congress to pass a law which would allow it to make reciprocal agreements with foreign governments to issue warrants to seize data in other countries.
Nick Taylor discusses what GDPR mandates businesses to do and the challenges they face in complying.
A year today - May 25th 2018 - the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will end its honeymoon period and be enforced - potentially harshly.
A children's rights expert has called up the GDPR for its lack of clarity over the protection of children's data.
New research has shown what the true cost of non-compliance could be for large companies under the GDPR.
The Information Commissioner's Office have opened an investigation into the use of data in political campaigning after new revelations about practices within the EU Referendum Leave campaign.
Two-thirds of the UK public have lost trust in or even boycotted businesses that mishandle data.
Despite the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect 12 months from now, the majority of European and US businesses are still inadequately prepared and at risk of incurring costly non-compliance fines.
Facebook has been smacked across the face with the largest fine possible in France, and other European regulators are lining up to get their pound of flesh.
The growing cyber-threat landscape makes protecting sensitive customer and company information vital, and it will only increase with GDPR coming next May.
With two-thirds (67 percent) of UK consumers concerned about how brands use their personal information, brands face a growing battle to offer personalised services online.
SC's April roundtable brought together industry professionals to talk about advent of the GDPR and how to be ready to identify and and report those breaches.
The UK's data protection watchdog has noted a great deal of confusion around the concept of 'Consent' drawn out in landmark European regulation set to hit Britain's shores next year.
A US consumer protection regulator has ordered three security companies to stop misrepresenting themselves as participants in a major US-Asia privacy agreement.