Data, privacy and cyber security
Data protection and cyber round up
We cover some of the key developments over the last couple of months, what's on the horizon and how to keep your business compliant and prepared. In this round-up we report on: Artificial intelligence and discrimination bias: the myths surrounding cookies and similar technologies; the first GDPR fines; data processing through video devices and key dates and other things to look out for.
New plans to make it safer for people to confirm their identity online
A new call for evidence will explore the role of government and the private sector in the development of digital identities - the way people prove they are who they say they are using digital technology - and seek views on how to achieve higher levels of trust between the public and organisations checking their identities.
ICO announces intention to issue record fine for BA data breach
Over a year after the GDPR came into effect, the ICO’s announcement that it intends to fine BA over £183m for last year’s data breach finally gives us an indication of where fines might fall for major security breaches.