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Just How Expensive are Data Breaches?

The cost of a data breach is not just limited to regulatory fines, but extends to more significant losses to the business and even hampers customer trust Security incidents and data breaches are becoming increasingly costly. Some recent examples include $53 million costs to the Canadian lender Desjardins Group in the wake of a breach …

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Brave browser accuses Google of using hidden web pages to track users

Google stands accused of using hidden web pages to circumvent EU privacy regulations, secretly sending users’ personal data to advertisers. The accusation comes from the privacy-focused Brave web browser which says it has, “uncovered what appears to be a GDPR workaround that circumvents Google’s own publicly stated GDPR data safeguards”. Evidence has been handed to …

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A Conversation with Norman Sadeh – Gigaom

Today’s leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese About this Episode Episode 90 of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Norman Sadeh from Carnegie Mellon University about the nature of intelligence and how AI effects our privacy. Listen to this episode or read the full transcript at www.VoicesinAI.com Transcript Excerpt Byron Reese: This …

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Is there any excuse for not knowing about GDPR?

The short answer to this is no there isn’t! There is so much information available online and from companies that specialise in GDPR, which can help you learn about what it is and how you can make sure your company is compliant. GDPR awareness is still low among UK businesses and many are unclear on …

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Identity verification is now an important GDPR issue – Econsultancy

The GDPR was designed to help protect consumers’ data but one of the rights granted to consumers by the GDPR appears to have unintended consequences that threaten consumers. Under the GDPR, consumers have what is called subject access or right of access, which allows them to request copies of the data companies have collected on …

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ICO’s £183m British Airways fine suggests the GDPR has teeth – Econsultancy

In the run-up to its effective date, companies invested significant amounts of time and money in an effort to comply with the GDPR, but questions have remained about the sweeping EU data protection and privacy regulation. One of the biggest: would regulators actually use their full power under the GDPR to punish businesses that are …

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