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Target data breach: Why UK business needs to pay attention - ComputerWeekly.com

Target data breach: Why UK business needs to pay attention - ComputerWeekly.com | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Target data breach: Why UK business needs to pay attention
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UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham recently admitted as much, saying that the penalties available following a breach of the Data Protection Act are inadequate.
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Dealing with the Data Protection Act || EventHQ News || EventHQ

Dealing with the Data Protection Act || EventHQ News || EventHQ | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Holding personal information brings important obligations. (Are you aware of the Data Protection Act? http://t.co/mqFAYi30vw)
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Concise summary of what you need to do with the data protection act. 

 

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Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9000 Patients Compromised - CBS Local

Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9000 Patients Compromised - CBS Local | Data Breach | Scoop.it
NBC Bay Area Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9000 Patients Compromised CBS Local SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised after...
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A stolen computer costs a lot more than just replacing the hardware!

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Don't flout data protection rules, ICO warns law firms - Law Gazette

Don't flout data protection rules, ICO warns law firms - Law Gazette | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Don't flout data protection rules, ICO warns law firms
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The ICO believes many solicitors may be unaware that they could be breaching the Data Protection Act by using leads generated through unlawful methods.
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Consumer Confidential: Sally Beauty Supply Reveals Data Breach ...

Consumer Confidential: Sally Beauty Supply Reveals Data Breach ... | Data Breach | Scoop.it
David Lazarus of the Los Angeles times joined us live to discuss the Sally Beauty Supply data breach and informed us that one-third of Americans have less than $1000 saved for retirement.
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ICO fines Kent Police £100,000 for leaving interview tapes in old offices

ICO fines Kent Police £100,000 for leaving interview tapes in old offices | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Force failed to secure confidential information during headquarters reshuffle (#V3_co_uk ICO fines Kent Police £100,000 for leaving interview tapes in old offices: Force failed to secure c...
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We Only Need Innovation on Two Occasions

We Only Need Innovation on Two Occasions | Data Breach | Scoop.it

An innovation quip.


Via Tony Fish
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Techworld: Breaking News for Business Technology & Enterprise IT - Techworld.com

Techworld: Breaking News for Business Technology & Enterprise IT - Techworld.com | Data Breach | Scoop.it
The latest enterprise technology news, reviews, downloads and blogs for IT Professionals. Business critical resources on security, data centres, virtualisation, operating systems, storage, networking and personal technology - Techworld.com.
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Apple Customers Are Latest Victim Of Data Breach

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Hackers are targeting millions across the country. Companies nationwide have fallen victim to data breaches. Now the US Attorney General is...
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ICO not to punish Islington Council over Andover Estate gang leak - Islington Gazette

ICO not to punish Islington Council over Andover Estate gang leak - Islington Gazette | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Islington Gazette ICO not to punish Islington Council over Andover Estate gang leak Islington Gazette Three months later a second leak – in which the council published sensitive details including sexual preference, ethnicity, religion and mental...
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Data Breaches: Key Security Strategies to Embrace - PCQuest

Data Breaches: Key Security Strategies to Embrace - PCQuest | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Data breaches have become a hard reality in today's complex IT environment and challenging economy. The difference, however, lies in how well we understand the nature of breaches to protect our information and our ...
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Quantum Stealth Invisibility Cloak Harry Potters Invisibility Cloak a Reality?

The United States military is reportedly backing a Canadian companys development of a material that can render soldiers invisible , according to news reports...
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In the big data breach era, the safety of your personal data is ultimately out ... - PCWorld (blog)

In the big data breach era, the safety of your personal data is ultimately out ... - PCWorld (blog) | Data Breach | Scoop.it
In the big data breach era, the safety of your personal data is ultimately out ...
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With identity thieves targeting companies rather than individuals, your personal data is vulnerable no matter how well you, personally, protect it.

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UK Operators And ICO Team Up With GSMA To Fight Nuisance Texts - TechWeekEurope UK

TechWeekEurope UK UK Operators And ICO Team Up With GSMA To Fight Nuisance Texts TechWeekEurope UK The operators and the ICO will also look at ways of extending the initiative to cover nuisance calls, with the UK's data privacy watchdog permitted...
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Court approves first-of-its-kind data breach settlement - Computerworld

Court approves first-of-its-kind data breach settlement - Computerworld | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Slyck Court approves first-of-its-kind data breach settlement Computerworld Computerworld - Courts have generally tended to dismiss consumer class-action lawsuits filed against companies that suffer data breaches if victims can't show that the the...
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Kent Police fined £100,000 after interview tapes abandoned at former station | ICO news release

Kent Police fined £100,000 after interview tapes abandoned at former station | ICO news release | Data Breach | Scoop.it
RT @ICOnews: ICO fines @kent_police £100,000 after interview tapes & docs left abandoned at former station #DPA http://t.co/X97XyzJ3rF
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British pregnancy advice service fined £200000 by ICO for data breach - Lexology (registration)

British pregnancy advice service fined £200000 by ICO for data breach - Lexology (registration) | Data Breach | Scoop.it
British pregnancy advice service fined £200000 by ICO for data breach Lexology (registration) The ICO has issued the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) with a fine for £200,000 after a malicious hacker gained access to the personal data...
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Why There Will Be Another Major Data Breach (And Another, And Another) - Huffington Post

Why There Will Be Another Major Data Breach (And Another, And Another) - Huffington Post | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Why There Will Be Another Major Data Breach (And Another, And Another) Huffington Post The storm of consumer-focused data breaches started off as intermittent downpours -- Choicepoint, TJ Maxx, SONY, LinkedIn, Twitter, Adobe Systems -- and is now a...
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Cyber security: What employers need to know - Real Business

Cyber security: What employers need to know - Real Business | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Cyber security: What employers need to know
Real Business
These days many businesses' most valuable assets are not physical but intangible.
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Data security challenges highlighted for fostering agencies - Kroll Ontrack

Data security challenges highlighted for fostering agencies - Kroll Ontrack | Data Breach | Scoop.it
Data security challenges highlighted for fostering agencies
Kroll Ontrack
Last year, the ICO issued fines to two councils totalling £150,000 over data breaches and the poor handling of information relating to the care of vulnerable young people.
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Do you know what data you are throwing out with your old IT?

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$5 million class action lawsuit over LinkedIn data breach dismissed ...

$5 million class action lawsuit over LinkedIn data breach dismissed ... | Data Breach | Scoop.it
No real damage was done, a judge ruled, and besides, paying for premium membership isn't a guarantee that you'll get premium security. Ouch! So much for promises made in privacy policies.
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Google Forced to Publish the Fact that they didn't comply with Several Provisions of the French Data Protection Act | Apple news aggregator

Google Forced to Publish the Fact that they didn't comply with Several Provisions of the French Data… http://t.co/MyUKaADS95
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