Last week Google’s Project Zero team published details of serious security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre, which affect almost every modern computer, and could allow hackers to steal sensitive personal data.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a number of guides on the GDPR designed to assist local authorities, education providers, small public health sector bodies, small organisations and charities.
A key element of the Digital Economy Act 2017 comes into force on 27 June 2017 with the aim of ensuring the ICO can better enforce sanctions against organisations that make unsolicited marketing communications.
Recent fines issued by the ICO have underlined the toughening stance regarding the sending of unsolicited emails to individuals for the purposes of direct marketing.
Today, Ofcom has announced that it will fine Vodafone £4.6m for serious and sustained breaches of consumer protection rules, its largest fine to date for a telecoms operator.
After conducting their investigation of the cyber attack, the ICO issued TalkTalk a record fine of £400,000 for security failings that allowed the attacker to access customer data “with ease”.
Last Wednesday, TalkTalk fell victim to a large-scale UK cyberattack.
The recent case of Transformers & Rectifiers v Needs highlights some common pitfalls for contracting parties