Data Protection News Roundup – 28th May 2019

Who’s getting it wrong?

Last week design website Canva suffered a data breach that saw details of 139 million users stolen. Users were informed the next day however their breach notification was criticised because they led the email with other positive company news, only mentioning the breach in the second paragraph. Read more here.

TalkTalk failed to inform 4,545 customers that their personal information, including bank account details, were stolen as part of their 2015 data breach. This information was uncovered in a BBC Watchdog Live show last week. Read more here.

 

Other News

Our MD and lead consultant Matthew Lamb has taken a look at how the data protection landscape has changed one year on from the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 coming in to force and how organisations have approached the change. Read it here.

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