The largest data breach
in Britain (to date!
) was reported by mobile network Three. Six MILLION
people’s personal information has reportedly been compromised - and yet Three could only face fines up to £500,000
. 🙅🙅 Are data breaches now inevitable?
Should companies be concentrating on preparing contingency plans for when they are hit
, rather than wondering whether they will be targeted?
John Kennedy highlights the culture change needed
in board rooms to focus on prioritising and investing in data protection - 30% of CFOs have the final say on IT spend - yet two thirds are oblivious to the upcoming GDPR changes
. 😳 Data breaches reportedly cost global businesses $2 trillion
every year - a price which is predicted to rise to $90 trillion by 2030
if current trends continue.. 🤔
The Investigatory Powers Bill
or ‘Snooper’s Charter 2’ has passed through the UK’s House of Lords: in summary this legislation “forces internet companies to keep records on their users for up to a year, and allows the Government to force companies to hack into or break things they’ve sold so they can be spied on
”. Read here
what this means for your data privacy. 🕵