ICO Highlights Prevalence of GDPR Myths
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reported taking 500+ calls per week reporting GDPR data breaches, but one-third of the calls appear to be based on myths and misunderstandings or over-reporting about GDPR matters.
UK Government Guilty of Mass Surveillance Human Rights Breach
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has found the UK government guilty of violating the right to privacy of citizens under the European convention because the safeguards within the government's system for bulk interception of communications were not strong enough to provide guarantees against abuse.
Apple Apps Taken Down For Spying
The Mac App Store has taken down a number of well known security apps for the Apple Mac after it was discovered that they are being used to spy on the browsing habits of their users.
Find Out What ‘Deep Fakes’ Are and Why They’re A Threat
Deep fakes are digitally manipulated videos that have been created using deep learning technology to make the subject of the video (often a famous person) say anything the video maker wants them to say, even incorporating the style and facial expressions of another person.
90% Of Businesses Blindly Renew Software
A report by Clear Licensing (CCL) has highlighted the fact that most organisations simply renew software maintenance contracts without assessing whether those contracts deliver value.
Tech Tip - Send Texts From Your Windows 10 PC With ‘Your Phone’ App
If you’d like to be able to send phone texts from your PC without having to unlock your phone, you can do it with the Your Phone app for Windows 10. Here’s how:
Criminals 'Invest' More Than Businesses
Research shows that one reason why organisations face constant, serious security threats is that cyber criminals, fuelled by a new cybercrime-based economy are spending much more on cyber attacks than organisations are spending on cyber security.
Businesses Set For Augmented Reality
A report based on research by IT Consultancy Group Capgemini has predicted a big shift towards the use of virtual reality and augmented reality by businesses over the next 3 years.
BA Security Fallout