Five hundred charities breach GDPR

More than 500 data breaches were filed by Charities last year according to England’s Information Commissioner. The figures are revealed in the body’s latest annual report. It says it received 11,854 reports of personal data breaches from all sources during the year to the end of March, down from 13,840 in the previous year. Charities […]

RNID announces that all staff will work remotely from September

RNID will permanently close its offices and move all staff to remote working from 1 September, the charity has said. Harriet Oppenheimer, the charity’s deputy chief executive, argued that the decision was the best way to ensure that employees are “connected and work productively”. She announced the change last week during an online debate organised […]

Three years of GDPR: the biggest fines so far

It’s been three years since the introduction of Europe’s data privacy and security law on 25 May 2018. GDPR governs the way organisations that operate within the EU can use, process and store consumers’ personal data. At first smaller firms and start-ups feared they did not have adequate resources to fully comply with its rules. […]

Facebook faces mass legal action over data leak

Facebook users whose data was compromised by a massive data leak are being urged to take legal action against the tech giant. About 530 million people had some personal information leaked, including, in some cases, phone numbers. A digital privacy group is preparing to take a case to the Irish courts on behalf of EU […]