This month’s Hacks & Tips Bulletin places a spotlight on cyber security to reflect the latest trends of data breaches versus hacks. Data Privacy The implications of the Blackbaud Ransomware Attack As discussed last week, Blackbaud asserted that hackers were unable to access encrypted data in the recent ransomware attack, but how many businesses and … Read more
It has long been recognised that children are being ‘datafied’ by companies and organisations that record many thousands of data points about them as they grow up. These can range from details about their mood and their friendships to what time they woke up and when they went to bed. As a case in point, … Read more
Many organisations are moving cloud services such as Microsoft 365, Google Suite, Azure and AWS, this changes every organisation’s cyber threat profile. Cyber criminals on the internet are very aware of this shift and are taking full advantage of poorly configured services to steal data and extort victims for money. Most of you have probably heard about the Denial of Service (DDoS) … Read more
Following a recent government announcement in which Dominic Raab warned that “predatory” cyber criminals and hostile states are seeking to exploit the coronavirus pandemic, saying that UK citizens, businesses and institutions will be targeted for weeks and months ahead, organisations need to identify their risk. Subsequently, in a security report “Identifying Unique Risks of Work … Read more
A blog by Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner.
Ian Hulme, the ICO’s Director of Assurance gives business owners, employers and managers advice about how to safely roll out the latest video conferencing technology.
The ICO has today published a document setting out our regulatory approach during the coronavirus pandemic.
We are supporting businesses eager to stay in touch with customers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Recognising the increasingly vital role played by data protection professionals, the third ICO Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection is awarded ton Barry Moult, Information Governance and Privacy Consultant, and former Head of Information Governance at an NHS Trust.
Wrth i COVID-19 barhau i ysgubo ar draws y Deyrnas Unedig, mae mwy a mwy o bobl yn cael eu sbarduno i helpu’r rhai sy’n fwyaf agored i niwed yn ein cymunedau. Mae grwpiau eglwysig, cymdeithasau cymdogaeth a chymdeithasau trigolion yn cael eu sefydlu i gefnogi gwaith grwpiau cymunedol, gwasanaethau ac elusennau sy’n bodoli eisoes.