Remote working

Keep data in lockdown while tackling the virus crisis

Businesses processing personal data need to keep protection of customer and employee data at the front of continuity planning as they tackle the coronavirus threat. Staff are likely to be working remotely or in different circumstances which could make customer information more vulnerable to data breaches, and cyber-criminals are ratcheting up their fraudulent scams. Alongside,…

GDPR

GDPR fines fly following airline cyber breach

The news that British Airways is facing a fine of £184m after personal data of some 500,000 customers was harvested by cyber criminals shows the tough stance of the UK’s data regulator following the introduction of new EU GDPR data protection laws last year. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has seen stricter operating boundaries for businesses…