UK's ICO is increasingly active in their efforts to reduce offences in anti-spam regulations and data breaches. In 2017, we witnessed an annual rise in fines of nearly 69 percent, from £2.9 to £4.9 million. A total of 104 companies has been fined a total of £8.7 million for failures since August 2015.
With July 1 CCPA enforcement deadline fast approaching, have organizations taken the necessary steps to achieve compliance and remain compliant in the future?
In a new California lawsuit, Facebook is accused of failing to adequately comply with information and subpoena requests related to the company’s privacy practices.
UK data protection watchdog argues that personal data has monetary value and wants powers to seize assets for criminal cases, including data, under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).
At a proposed value of £183 million, British Airways is facing the highest record of GDPR fines, Britain's DPA is making it clear that companies should protect customers’ data or be ready to pay.
The size of today's GDPR penalties has set the level against which all future data breach fines will be judged as global data breaches are pursued by multiple regulatory authorities and private citizens alike.
Both breach notifications and GDPR fines have increased in the past year, however, survey has shown a striking disparity in the number of data breaches reported among EU member nations.
Proposed privacy bill will establish a new federal Data Protection Agency responsible for creating national privacy rules and have broad enforcement powers by way of fines and civil penalties.