Businesses face bigger penalties on data leaks

Businesses are on final countdown to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018, bringing with it tighter rules and greater penalties for data processing, and the outcome of a landmark High Court case has made the preparation even more pressing. The case involved an online leak of payroll data by Andrew … Read more

Panama Papers fall-out will impact every business

Media reporting on the so-called Panama Papers has focused on the tax affairs of wealthy individuals and international organisations, but the hacking of client files at Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has implications for every business. The largest leak in history, with some 2.6 terabytes of data involved, the shockwaves of the Panama incident have … Read more

Hot dates and hot data

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Reports that an extramarital dating site has been hacked recently may have given its customers more than the usual worry that accompanies news of cyber-crime. Following on the heels of many other high profile hacking cases, such as Sony in the United States, organisations are being forced to look ever more carefully at their … Read more

Can You Sue The Taxman For Losing Your Data?

Anyone who believes they have lost money directly because of the recent ‘loss’ by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of the personal details of up to 25 million Child Benefit claimants may have a case to take legal action against the Taxman. To have a chance of bringing a case to court, you must be … Read more

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