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  • ICO warns UK firms to respect customers' data wishes as it fines Flybe and Honda
    27 Mar 2017 14:35
    4-traders
    Two companies have been fined a total of 83,000 for breaking the rules about how people's personal information should be treated when sending marketing emails.
    An investigation by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) found Exeter-based …
  • Dealing with the reality of new data protection regulation
    16 Apr 2017 23:58
    Herald Scotland
    THE impact of far reaching changes to the law that governs the way in which businesses handle personal information is certainly being felt across the country.
    The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will replace the existing UK Data Protection …
  • Marketers underestimate GDPR's ramifications
    13 Apr 2017 01:38
    BetaNews
    Awareness of the GDPR has gone up, but B2B marketers are still falling behind and underestimating the impact of the new regulation, according to a new report by the DMA.
    More than a quarter of businesses (28 percent) still feel unprepared, which is just a …
  • Watchdog threatens Yahoo with hack action  
    13 Apr 2017 00:58
    Irish Independent
    Commissioner Helen Dixon said that she would "impose remedial action where the findings require such action".
    Ms Dixon made the remarks at the launch of her office's 2016 annual report yesterday, which revealed a record number of data …
  • Cyberattacks wipe more than $50bn off big biz value, say beancounters
    13 Apr 2017 00:31
    The register: Sci/Tech News for the World
    Severe cyber-break-ins permanently stripped 1.8 per cent off companies' stock prices, on average, according to a new study out today.
    Putting that 1.8 per cent drop in context, that dip represents a permanent loss of market capitalization of £120m ($ …
  • Microsoft Enhances External User Collaboration with Azure AD B2B
    12 Apr 2017 23:12
    Eweek.com
    Microsoft today announced the general availability of its Azure Active Directory (AD) B2B Collaboration feature set. As its name suggests, the toolkit, also part of the company's Enterprise Mobility + Security offering, enables business-to-business …
  • How UK organisations are leaving themselves open for cyber attack
    12 Apr 2017 21:08
    ComputerWeekly.com
    Organisations such as UK phone and broadband provider TalkTalk claim to take security seriously and have made significant investments in cyber defences, and yet still fall prey to data breaches.
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    The 10 most important things you …
  • Data breaches strip tens of millions off UK firms’ market value, study shows
    12 Apr 2017 21:08
    ComputerWeekly.com
    Cyber attacks on top UK companies are leading to losses of 1.8% of share price or £120m on average, according to a study on the effects of data breaches on share prices.
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    Learn about fighting the ever evolving ransomware, IoT …
  • How will the apprenticeship levy impact tech employers?
    12 Apr 2017 21:00
    ComputerWeekly.com
    The government’s new apprenticeship rules came into effect at the beginning of April 2017, requiring firms with a payroll worth over £3m to contribute to the apprenticeship levy.  
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  • New-format Patch Tuesday reveals Office and Hyper-V flaws
    12 Apr 2017 20:51
    ComputerWeekly.com
    Microsoft has introduced a new Patch Tuesday format, and with it a host of patches for the Windows Server Hyper-V hypervisor.
    The company has also issued a critical patch (CVE-2017-0199) to Office and WordPad, which may already have been exploited, …
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