Google and Apple’s contact tracing app was supposed to put user privacy first. Each of the tech giants has blocked the most recent update from the NHS, citing privacy violations.
Under the new treaty between U.S. and UK, social media companies could be forced to open encryption backdoor for law enforcement officials to read the messages from criminals, terrorists and pedophiles.
Not only do companies need to take data protection seriously under GDPR, schools and other educational establishments also had to make major changes to stay in line with the new regulations.
GCHQ is being taken to task for a mass surveillance program first revealed by the Snowden leak, marking the first ruling against the UK government of this nature.
Democracy is at risk from companies like Facebook that behave like digital gangsters. And, in fact, there are many similarities between Facebook’s behavior and recent violations and the way that “traditional gangsters” act.
Report from UK security think tank RUSI finds that fraud has "reached epidemic levels" in the country and that the volume of attempts should be viewed as a national security threat.
A recent decision by the European Commission has granted the UK the "adequacy" status needed for international data transfers to be considered legal under the terms of the GDPR.
U.S. push for COPPA update and UK publication of 16-point draft code of practice for children’s privacy show a move towards stronger data protection laws against tracking and monitoring of children.
EU data transfer mechanisms are in a state of flux, and the additional complications of Brexit can leave organizations wondering how best to navigate this current area of uncertainty.
Connected devices will soon be subject to new IoT security laws, with California taking the lead and requiring devices to have “reasonable security features” and U.K. draft law requires devices to have cyber security features labeled on package.