Twitch Data Breach: Apps UK should be weary of

Following the breach of Twitch data, a new study has shown Facebook to be the most intrusive iOS app for phone users in the UK, collecting the largest amount of user data among the country’s top 10 most downloaded apps.

Data Protection Challenges of Hybrid Working

As organisations evaluate the post-pandemic long-term options for hybrid working, now is a very good time to assess what it means for your team, and how to make it safe and sustainable.

ICO Data Protection Registration Fee: How Much and Who Needs to Pay?

If you’re a company director or small business owner, you may have been surprised recently by a letter from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), requiring you to pay an annual ‘data protection registration fee’.

What does an IT support company do?

IT can be a daunting industry for many, and although the majority of people use IT every day of their lives for both work and leisure, once something goes wrong many can be at a loss for what to do. This is where an IT support company, like CiS could help – by offering the help and guidance you need, not only when something goes wrong but also as a preventative measure.

ICO issued fines of £42million last year

Fines handed out for breaches of Data Protection Act (DPA) and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations Act (PECR)

Remote work has intensified data protection challenges facing two-thirds of UK businesses, says major new report

Global market report reveals struggle to protect the explosion of Office 365 data

Just Launched: Diploma in Workplace Data Protection with CPD Accredited Modules

2020 was a very challenging year for anyone responsible for HR, whether this was implementing the job retention scheme (furlough), supporting redundancy decisions, ensuring all remote working staff didn’t feel overwhelmed and isolated, introducing new HR software systems, or recruiting during the pandemic using video technology. It was during the first national lockdown that Sally… Read More »

Will Richmond-Coggan

The long and winding road

If the GDPR was supposed to clarify companies’ data privacy compliance obligations, the recent fine levied by the CNIL against Google underscores how far we still have to go – writes Will Richmond-Coggan, director specialising in data privacy issues at Freeths LLP

Simon Stokes

Survey Reveals Nine Out of Ten Businesses Are Not Ready for New Data Rules

A survey by leading law firm Blake Morgan has revealed nine out of 10 businesses have still not made crucial updates to their privacy policies – a key requirement ahead of major changes to data protection laws.