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Latest data breach publications


EU data authority orders Europol to delete personal data

The EDPS has granted a 12-month period for Europol to comply with the Decision for the datasets already received before this decision was notified to Europol.” In the 18 years since the EDPS was founded, the authority have admonished many institutions that have been accused of failing to uphold the privacy rights of individuals.


Labour Party member data exposed in breach

In an announcement on their website, the UK Labour Party informed members that their data may have been included in a recent cyberattack on a third-party data services provider.


China’s new data protection law set to come into effect

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is the body that will enforce the law and, if their previous actions against firms that fall short of data security expectations are a sign of the future, penalties will be substantial for lawbreakers.


2021 Playbook: Enforcing Zero Trust for All Identities

Adopting a Zero Trust mindset means organisations are able to ditch the outdated ‘trust but verify’ approach and instead embrace a ‘never trust, always verify’ security stance, and ensures organisations stay ahead of the security curve.


Learning from data breaches: The importance of the fundamentals

We think of data breaches as a result of hackers battling an organisation’s defence systems for hours or days, frantically typing in reams of code in order to gain access to a database. The truth is, it’s often not like that at all. Criminals are lazy. They won’t fight tooth and nail to get into a target if they can sneak in elsewhere, and oftentimes, the job is actually made quite easy for them.