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Fraudsters are targeting confidential information held by businesses more than money, stock or other physical assets, a security consultancy has reported. 22 Jan 2018
Concerns that proposed new UK data protection laws threaten the independence of the country's data protection watchdog are "misplaced", a government minister has said. 18 Jan 2018
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.
The government in the Netherlands has been advised to review the way it intends to implement new EU payment services rules by the country's data protection watchdog. 16 Jan 2018
The flow of personal data from countries in the EU to the UK could be interrupted from the point of Brexit as things currently stand, according to a note issued by the European Commission. 12 Jan 2018
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