• October
    17

    It has been seen on many occasions that when an organization says that their Data Security is very secure with no data leaks, it is proved otherwise. Massive volumes of data are compromised every month suggesting the opposite. This goes to show that businesses are slow to react to the upcoming cyber crime threats and…

  • October
    01

    All around the world, businesses have adapted to digital transformation, with data now being stored digitally on local (on-premise) systems, on cloud services or a hybrid mix of both. This has increased sensitive data’s vulnerability to cyber-attacks, which is why the government has laid down many data legislation which dictates companies on their data governance.…

  • September
    19

    Since the inception of Facebook, we have seen it develop and evolve rapidly. From its early days as a social network to share posts and photos with friends and colleagues, it has now become a massive global advertising network. Did you know Facebook has approximately 2.41 billion monthly active users? As the biggest worldwide social…

  • June
    27

    First published: June 20, 2019 by The Canadian Press Desjardins Group says the personal information of more than 2.9-million of its members has been shared with individuals outside of the organization. The Quebec-based financial institution says the breach affects 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members.  It says the situation is the result of…

  • June
    05

    First published by Shawn Lim–24 May 2019 07:56am, thedrum.com Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has introduced three new initiatives which aim to promote innovation through trust by holding businesses accountable for the way they collect consumers’ personal data. Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the European Union’s data protection initiative GDPR, the PDPC, which…

  • April
    23

    The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined commercial pregnancy and parenting club Bounty some £400,000 for illegally sharing personal details of more than 14 million people. The organisation, which dishes out advice to expectant and inexperienced parents, has faced criticism over the tactics it uses to sign up new members and was the subject of a…

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