What is the GDPR? In the UK, GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act 1998, which was brought into law as a way to implement the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive. GDPR seeks to give people more control over how organisations use their data, and introduced hefty penalties for organisations that fail to comply with … ContinuedRead article
It said President Moon Jae-in had ordered the Navy’s nearby anti-piracy Cheonghae Unit to help secure the Koreans’ release. The unit aboard Munmu the Great, a 4,500-ton KDX II destroyer, had been operating off Salalah Port in Oman. The ship is expected to arrive in the abduction area on April 16. It remains unknown where … ContinuedRead article
A number of interests are now calling for shipping to take action to protect itself against savvy cyber criminals seeking to exploit these vulnerabilities. To deal with this threat, the maritime industry needs to first understand the scale of the problem and should share information about experiences more readily. Ken Munro, a researcher for UK-based … ContinuedRead article
Costas Takkas will serve five months behind bars after being given credit for 10 months already served in Switzerland. The British citizen also faces deportation. “I should have known better than to take actions that I did,” Takkas, who’s 60, said before hearing his sentence in federal court in Brooklyn. The defendant also expressed his … ContinuedRead article
The hacking into Equifax’s trove of consumer and financial data that exposed the sensitive personal information of as many as 143 million Americans leads naturally to the question of the legal consequences the company and its executives might face. The answer, for those who remember the government’s response to the financial crisis, will be as … ContinuedRead article
The centre – part of the intelligence agency GCHQ – says more than half the incidents posed a significant threat. None of the incidents was category one level involving interference with the democratic system or crippling critical infrastructure such as power. But NCSC head Ciaran Martin warned there could be more significant and damaging attacks … ContinuedRead article
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