Claim would be the largest group action personal data claim in UK history
The ICO says such acts could lead to a prison sentence for those responsible
With many aspects of the trade deal still to be ratified, organisations that transfer data to and from the EU need to start preparing now
The Information Commissioner Office is examining the incident, while the DWP insists it takes its responsibility to protect data "very seriously"
The regulator had proposed to impose a £99 million fine on the hotel chain last year
Fine reduced from initial figure of £183 million because of the pandemic, ICO says
Northumbria University is also 'experiencing an ongoing IT issue as a result of a cyber incident'
The firm says it became aware of the breach on 30th March 2020
Regulator okays the use of anonymised phone tracking data to help tackle the spread of COVID-19
More and more ransomware groups are starting to steal data before encryption in order to blackmail their victims into paying up
Cathay Pacific hit with the largest pre-GDPR fine the ICO can levy for exposing details of 9.4 million customers worldwide between 2014 and 2018
Currys-PC World fined £500,000 over cyber attack that compromised 14 million people's personal information
Currys owner DSG Retail fined the maximum under the old data protection regime - would've been much more under GDPR, warns ICO
'The company has not reported a data breach,' ICO tells Computing, but adds that they may be required to 'explain why it wasn't reported'
Organisations must also ensure that their use of AI is transparent and accountable
ICO calls for a statutory code of conduct to stop police misuse of live facial recognition technology
Half-a-million BA customers affected by 2018 Magecart security breach can join class-action lawsuit, High Court rules
'I remain deeply concerned about the roll out of this technology,' Elizabeth Denham warns police forces
Marriott GDPR fine comes a day after ICO announced its intention to fine BA £183m
British Airways faces record fine for data breach - the first to be levied under GDPR
Regulators fined the ride-hailing firm more than £900,000
The company has 30 days to audit its data practises, or face the maximum £17 million fine
With Facebook fined a paltry pre-GDPR sum, and the ICO traditionally reluctant to use its powers to the full, is there a danger that organisations will take data security less seriously?
Confidential information about reports filed online could have been compromised