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UK: ICO issues new guidance on special category data

On Dec 9, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @ZeljkaZorz: UK: ICO issues new guidance on special category data https://t.co/EWXa9DwWdc via @@DLA_Piper
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On 14th November, the Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”) published an update to its guidance on the processing of special category data (“Guidance”). Background The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) recognises that some types of personal data are more sensitive than ...

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On Dec 9, 2019
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RT @ZeljkaZorz: UK: ICO issues new guidance on special category data https://t.co/EWXa9DwWdc via @@DLA_Piper
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UK: ICO issues new guidance on special category data

On 14th November, the Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”) published an update to its guidance on the processing of special category data (“Guidance”). Background The General Data ...



On Dec 11, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
Web-hosting firm 1&1 hit by almost €10 million GDPR fine over poor security at call centre https://t.co/NDzxVtRc3D via gcluley
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Web-hosting firm 1&1 hit by almost €10 million GDPR fine over poor security at call centre

Web-hosting company 1&1 has been hit with one of the largest fines dished out so far under European GDPR legislation, Germany's federal privacy watchdog has announced. 1&1 has been fined ...

On Dec 12, 2019
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RT @marievonboran: Facial recognition technology latest woe at national children’s hospital https://t.co/UYJjikhbmS #GDPR #hikvision
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Facial recognition technology latest woe at national children’s hospital

Net Results: Apart from expense, Hikvision cameras bring GDPR issues into focus

On Dec 9, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @DPCIreland: Does the GDPR ban people sending Christmas cards or letters to Santa? And what is the legal basis for Santa’s ‘naughty or nice list’? Read the festive edition of our myth-busting blog https://t.co/O57o0dWRBT https://t.co/c4bMsQKC6v
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Does the GDPR really say that? Festive edition

Letter writing, Christmas marketing emails and online shopping – Christmas time is here and with it comes more rumours that the GDPR is ruining the festivities. Here we take you through the ...

On Dec 13, 2019
@WeldPond shared
Attackers are targeting biometric data. Please reset your fingerprints. "The cybersecurity firm found that 37% of computers that had Kaspersky installed faced at least one attempt of malware infection in Q3 2019, aimed at extraction biometric data." https://t.co/gb91mwc2vV
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On Dec 12, 2019
@Dejan_Kosutic shared
New blog post: ISO 27701 vs. ISO 27001 vs. ISO 27002 vs. GDPR | 27001Academy https://t.co/clQ9lRuGNo Please ReTweet! https://t.co/FVKuzeS0oZ
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Relationship between ISO 27701, ISO 27001, and ISO 27002

ISO 27701 is a standard that connects privacy regulations like GDPR with ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 in order to protect personally identifiable information.

On Dec 9, 2019
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RT @rossamcmahon: Sweden and France have banned facial recognition cameras in schools, but we're putting them in the National Children's Hospital so that it is "future proofed"? https://t.co/1FzAJl4boG
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National Children's Hospital orders Chinese cameras banned in the US

Surveillance cameras capable of facial recognition have been ordered for the €1.73bn national children’s hospital, using technology from a Chinese company that has been banned in America ...

On Dec 13, 2019
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2019 Cyber Security Statistics Trends & Data: The Ultimate List of Cyber Security Stats | PurpleSec https://t.co/JOZkwiQAOH
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The Ultimate List Of Cyber Security Statistics For 2019

Hundreds of cyber security statistics and metrics including the top network vulnerabilities, social engineering, penetration testing, compliance and more.

On Dec 9, 2019
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RT @Aristot73: Wassenaar Arrangement Dec. 2019 New entry in the Munitions List: "ML21.b.5 "Software" specially designed or modified for the conduct of military offensive cyber operations;" https://t.co/pkY1Web6Pr https://t.co/INcLWwGHGZ
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includes: - Junction Field Effect Transistors (JFETs) - Vertical Junction Field Effect Transistors (VJFETs) - Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs) - Double Diffused ...

On Dec 10, 2019
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Location data | ICO https://t.co/Y8U96kxbpz
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Location data

In brief… You can only process location data (information from the network or service about the location of a phone or other device) with the authority of the network, service or ...

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On Dec 13, 2019
@RSAsecurity shared
As #DigitalTransformation impacts organizations across every industry, 2020 #Cybersecurity predictions are far from lean. RSA President @rohit_ghai, CTO Dr. @Zulfikar_Ramzan, @steveschlarman and other leaders offer their insights via @Info_Sec_Buzz: https://t.co/kK4mEDvcwE
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2020 Cybersecurity Predictions – Experts Comments

As part of our expert comments series, experts with a diverse background commented below on 2020 Cybersecurity predictions. This is a live post and will be updated as we received comments ...

On Dec 9, 2019
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RT @DanielMiessler: @anton_chuvakin @hacks4pancakes Here’s my breakdown: https://t.co/UP9Ub1NcOt
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The Difference Between Security and Privacy

Short answer: it's a trick question. Privacy is part of security. But just because one is part of the other doesn't mean they are the same. There's a

On Dec 9, 2019
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RT @PrivacyMatters: German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information imposes a fine of 9,550,000 EUR on telecommunications service provider for GDPR Article 32 failures (customer authentication). Via @CarloPiltz https://t.co/yyeal5GMjA (fine being appealed)
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BfDI verhängt Geldbußen gegen Telekommunikationsdienstleister

German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information imposes a fine of 9,550,000 EUR on telecommunications service provider The ...

On Dec 13, 2019
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @DarkReading: Senior execs are 12x more likely to be social engineering targets. So why do they have a reputation for being bad at compliance? One of the most common reasons is they need security controls exclusively fit for them. A one-size-fits-all approach won't work https://t.co/buuUA4s3CF
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The Real Reasons Why the C-Suite Isn't Complying with Security

Is the C-suite really that bad at following security policy? Or is it a case of mixed messages and misunderstanding?

On Dec 13, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @DPCIreland: Christmas is a busy time of year for retailers. Make sure you know your obligations when it comes to e-receipts https://t.co/jJOdwdhkES https://t.co/K6OD3nH4hi
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Guidance for Retailers Issuing e-Receipts

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) previously carried out a series of audits in order to assess

On Dec 10, 2019
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These are the worst hacks, cyberattacks, and data breaches of 2019 #infosec https://t.co/Zd3MVMCJhr
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These are the worst hacks, cyberattacks, and data breaches of 2019

A slew of hacks, data breaches, and attacks tainted the cybersecurity landscape in 2019.

On Dec 8, 2019
@cynicalsecurity shared
RT @mrkoot: "Exporting digital authoritarianism - The Russian and Chinese models", a @BrookingFP policy brief by @apolyakova and @chrismeserole (Aug 2019) https://t.co/tgQN941kGu Direct link (2.3MB .pdf, 22 pages): https://t.co/w41ZJbI83t Screenshot: Executive Summary. https://t.co/f64LWIRWch
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Exporting digital authoritarianism: The Russian and Chinese models

The Russian government has made recent legal and technical moves which further tighten control, including legislation passed this year to establish a “sovereign Russian internet.” The ...