Region: International

Data breach roundup 23 July 2021

GDR rounds up recent major data breaches – featuring NSO Group, Aramco and Morgan Stanley.

23 July 2021

Campaigners decry lack of regulation following NSO leaks

Digital law and privacy campaigners have called for a moratorium and urgent action on surveillance software, following the latest round of revelations about Israeli surveillance company NSO Group.

19 July 2021

Data breach roundup 5 July 2021

GDR rounds up recent major data breaches – featuring the Kaseya ransomware attack and companies such as LinkedIn, Alibaba and CVS.

05 July 2021

Trade secrets at risk from cyber incidents

The risk of employee leaks, cyberattacks, and competitor theft has grown, underlining the importance of robust corporate trade secrets policies.

17 June 2021

ECHR again rules against historic UK bulk surveillance

Adding to the safeguards necessary for the use of bulk interception framework, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has confirmed that the UK’s pre-2016 surveillance regime violated privacy and freedom of expression rights.

25 May 2021

US and UK blame SolarWinds hack on Russian government

US President Joe Biden has expelled 10 Russian diplomats and imposed a new round of sanctions on the country after the FBI and two other agencies determined that Russia’s government helped facilitate the SolarWinds hack.

16 April 2021

World Bank: privacy isn’t just for rich countries

A new World Bank study has concluded that developing countries have the capacity to enforce comprehensive privacy laws – but warned that it may be too costly for small businesses in those jurisdictions to comply with complex laws like the GDPR.

01 April 2021

Parents urged to hand over details for TikTok class action

A Dutch privacy non-profit is collecting information from parents to bolster an impending collective lawsuit against video-sharing app TikTok which claims the app is failing to protect children.

26 August 2020

IBM: Remote working increases average cost of a data breach

An IBM study has found that the cost of a data breach slightly declined over the last year, but suggested that the increased prevalence of remote working due to the covid-19 pandemic will increase costs in future.

17 August 2020

Google cuts data collection

Google is overhauling its data retention policies following a slew of battles over its data privacy practices.

26 June 2020

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