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The latest fine issued by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against TalkTalk should be seen as a warning to businesses of all sizes to keep their IT systems up to date, an expert has said. 15 Aug 2017
Businesses that are responsible for "minor infringements" of new EU data protection laws shortly after they come into effect will not be made an example of, the UK's information commissioner has said. 14 Aug 2017
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
Businesses faced with the theft or unauthorised use of their confidential data have a suite of remedies available to them in the civil courts to recover that data or prevent its further use.
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is likely to come into force in Hong Kong soon. Here is how employers can prepare in advance to ensure that they comply.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in November 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010.
This guide was last updated on 24th November 2009 and concerns a new law for the European Union.
UK operators of 'essential services' such as energy, health, transport or water could face fines of up to £17 million if they fail to protect themselves from cyber attacks, the government has announced. 09 Aug 2017
The UK government has announced more details behind its upcoming Data Protection Bill, which will transpose into domestic law the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 07 Aug 2017
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