EU set to ban US run cloud services

Recent press has suggested that we may be on the brink of a European wide ban ofUS run cloud services.  Due to America’s intentions to apply its Patr…

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Vote Leave becomes first UK victim of GDPR

With the General Data Protection Regulation in full effect the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK’s regulatory authority, has issued the first official enforcement notice to an organisation for failing to follow the data protection law.

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GDPR For Schools

Come May 25th2018, the GDPR will come into effect changing the way that schools, colleges, academies and all other organisations are required to manag…

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12 penalties issued by the ICO to schools for data lapses in the last 2 years

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold data privacy for individuals.  The ICO has a range…

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The latest on EU Data Protection Reforms

The European Commission aims to conduct a comprehensive reform of the EU’s Data Protection rules in order to strengthen the data privacy rights of con…

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Council data loss results in ICO fine

In a recentnews article, a Welsh Local Authority have received anICO finefor £130,000 after breaching ICO legislation around data protection. This…

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Public Sector fined over

The police, the NHS, Councils and other public sector organisations have been fined over £2m by the ICO over the past 18 months due to poor data hand…

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Google claims to be exempt from UK privacy laws

In an attempt to quash legal action by a group of Britons, Google claims it is exempt from UK privacy laws. The internet giant is accused of illegally…

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Do you use Cloud Services? Know where your data actually sits?

Pretty much everyone uses a cloud service of some kind today whether it’s for personal or corporate use. In fact, even cloud service providers themsel…

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UK government to adopt ‘cloud first’ policy

In a move which will mirror a policy adopted in the US in 2010, the UK government will soon adopt a “cloud first” policy, where central government wil…

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