Data Protection News Roundup – 17th December 2019

The Data Guardians Managing Director and lead consultant Matthew Lamb is a Certified Cyber Risk Management Practitioner. Get in touch with us to ask about how we can help you with your GDPR and Data Protection Act compliance.


Who’s getting it wrong?

The UK’s Ministry of Justice has seen laptop losses soar by 400% over the past three years, according to new Freedom of Information data. The number of laptops that have gone missing rose from 45 in 2016/17 to 201 in 2018/19. Read more here.


Other News

A new feature in Google’s Chrome browser will warn you if your username and password matches a known combination in a security breach every time you type credentials into any website. Read more here.

In Germany, the data regulator has fined telecoms giant 1&1 almost €10 million for not taking sufficient measures to prevent unauthorised access to customer data. Read more here.

The roles of AI specialist and data protection officer take the top two spots in the ranking of the UK’s fastest emerging jobs according to new data revealed by LinkedIn. Read more here.

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