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Hitachi Capital UK’s CIO on data strategy, regulation and quantum computing

GDR speaks to Leeds-based Hitachi Capital UK CIO Kim Brien to learn about the evolution of data strategy and the double-edged sword of quantum computing.

11 February 2020

Belgian watchdog tussles with ICANN over data access

The organisation responsible for overseeing internet domain names is in talks with Belgium’s data watchdog over the best way to protect personal data – while still allowing access to vital information about who owns websites.

18 December 2019

Outsourcer accused of data theft

A New York company has said Indian outsourcing provider Quatrro was responsible for data theft that led to the end of its relationship with Microsoft and Google.

06 December 2019

Google accused of serving scraped lyric data

A company that has built up a database of millions of song lyrics has said Google illicitly presents the data it has compiled on its search results, and has sued the tech company as well as the alleged supplier of the data in New York.

05 December 2019

Bank pursues vendor over “catastrophic outage”

US bank BB&T has said IT service provider Hitachi Vantara is responsible for a critical hardware failure that affected millions of customers last year.

02 December 2019

Civil liberties groups weigh in on dispute over filtering software

Two US civil liberties pressure groups have backed a software company’s petition to have a case involving its filtering software reheard.

07 November 2019

UK supermarket challenges data breach rulings

Morrisons should not be liable for a disgruntled employee’s decision to leak data as his illegal conduct was not sufficiently connected to his job – and data protection law in any event shields employers from such vicarious liability, the UK’s highest court has heard.

06 November 2019

Berlin targets privacy by design for first multi-million euro fine

Berlin’s data protection authority has fined German realtor Deutsche Wohnen €14.5 million for infringing GDPR privacy by design and data minimisation rules.

05 November 2019

Marketing data company accuses consultancy of data theft

Marketing data company DiscoverOrg has accused an advisory company of using records stolen from DiscoverOrg’s database to market its own products and services.

01 November 2019

Europe diverging on critical infrastructure cybersecurity approach

European countries have taken very different approaches to the application of an EU critical infrastructure cybersecurity law, a new report by the European Commission has said.

29 October 2019

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