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Facebook is among 30 organisations under investigation by the UK’s privacy watchdog for misusing personal data for political and other purposes
Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference
The social media giant said AggregateIQ (AIQ) may have improperly received users' data.
The response to Facebook’s data exploitation scandal, which involves the data of nearly 1.1 million Britons out of a total of 87 million users affected, has demonstrated that data protection and privacy are now more important to the UK public than ever before
The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine.
Employees emerged yet again as a major cyber-risk to organizations last year, accounting for 28% of breaches with human error a major factor contributing to data loss, according to Verizon.
A British rail operator has reset more than a million customer accounts after discovering hackers had successfully breached a small percentage of them
Approximately 40% fewer data records were stolen or compromised in the UK in 2017 against the previous year, despite more than 2.6 billion records leaked worldwide
Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica - many more than previously disclosed.
There are seven key areas organisations should review to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, and even though the deadline is less than four months away, it is still not too late to start
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