Day: 18 May 2022

  • Europeans’ data shared 376 times daily in advertising sales, report says

    Europeans’ data shared 376 times daily in advertising sales, report says

    Data about every internet user is shared hundreds of times each day as companies bid for online advertising slots, a report suggests. The study, by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL),¬†found that the average European user’s data is shared 376 times per day. The figure rises to 747 times daily for US-based users, the…

  • Data Breach Report Published for Jersey

    Data Breach Report Published for Jersey

    An annual report focusing on data protection and security in Jersey has been published. The Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner controls how data is used in the island to make sure personal information is safe. The report said in 2021 it dealt with 90 complaints, 26 of which were about public sector bodies and…

  • UK council data breaches see information on vulnerable children leaked

    UK council data breaches see information on vulnerable children leaked

    Two local authorities have leaked data of children online in recent days. Training is the only way to combat such breaches. Two local councils are under fire after personal information of dozens of children was leaked online. The data breaches could leave the councils facing sanctions, and public sector tech leaders should ensure rigorous training…