AI, Data Protection & The ICO

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidelines to help clarify how data protection principles apply to AI projects. The Document The guidance document (now a pdf available online on the ICO website) was produced by an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford and is aimed at those […]

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Free Cyber Security Testing Module For Remote Workers

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A new penetration testing module as part of the National Cyber Security Centre’s Exercise in a Box toolkit will help remote workers of SME’s to improve their cybersecurity. What Is ‘Exercise In A Box’ ? ‘Exercise in a Box’ is an online tool from the NCSC which helps organisations find out how resilient they are […]

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Google Glass Released in the UK

Google Glass has gone on sale in the UK, with “creative” consumers and developers alike capable of getting their hands on the android-based technology if they’re willing to part with £1000. The UK release has led to further concerns regarding the privacy aspects of Glass. Google Glass’ privacy debate is still open for discussion, especially […]

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How Dedicated Network Connections For The Cloud Could Save Businesses A Lot Of Worry

Whilst the cloud has been utilised by companies all over the world, many business owners are still left feeling a little uneasy with the idea of having important data on the wrong side of their own personal security protocols. The hybrid-cloud, an alternative to standard cloud computing, allows companies to retain some of their vital […]

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More Security Issues Detected In OpenSSL Post-Heartbleed

It seems that the Heartbleed bug has left a rather worrying aftermath behind it, after the subsequent fix was found to have smaller bugs that had originally gone undetected. These security holes are not thought to be as dangerous as Heartbleed, although they have proven to be much harder to exploit and deal with. Heartbleed […]

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eBay Hacking Concerns Continue

Yet another example of why data security plays such an important role for any online business came to light this week, with eBay confirming that a cyber-attack took place between February and early March. If you’re thinking that this is just another rogue hacking scheme, think again. Consider that an incredible 233 million people have […]

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