General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on GDPR from industry experts New Net Technologies.

Data protection regulators have issues €114 million in fines so far under the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation. 

Dixons Carphone has been issued the maximum possible fine amount under the pre-GDPR data protection regulation after the tills in its stores were compromised by a cyberattack back in 2017 that affected 14 million customers. 

Unicredit has reported a breach of its IT systems resulting in the leak of information belonging to over 3 million customers. 

Despite GDPR having been enacted over 15 months ago, over half of UK organizations are still not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) revealed plans this week to fine British Airways and Marriott Hotels as a result of a data breaches that hit the organizations in 2018. 

European regulators are awaiting details from Facebook regarding last week’s data breach involving an estimated 50 million Facebook users.

The amount of data breaches reported to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has nearly quadrupled since the recent enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Timehop has shared additional details regarding the recent data breach that impacts nearly 21 million users, claiming that additional personally identifiable information (PII) was compromised during the attack.

Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the first fine of many that the social media giant will be faced with in the near future.

Timehop has disclosed a major security breach involving the compromised personal data belonging to 21 million users, nearly its entire user base.

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