General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Blog

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

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.

The latest report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and National Crime Agency (NCA) highlights the growing number of cyber-attacks against UK businesses over the last 18 months.

Organizations across the globe experienced major breaches in 2017 as a result of known vulnerabilities, and Trend Micro predicts this trend is only going to rise in 2018 as corporate attack surfaces expand and expose more security holes.

A new study has found that companies suffer the most damage as a result of a cyber incident relating to their partners.

Pizza Hut customers took to Twitter to express their anger after learning the company failed to notify affected customers for nearly two weeks after discovering a data breach that exposed customer’s credit card details.

According to Gemalto, close to two billion records were stolen or lost during the first half of 2017, more than that of all of 2016.  

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