Posts Tagged ‘GDPR’
Dash cam – Machina Non Grata.
A dash cam is a popular Christmas present or indeed a present at any time of year. I got one earlier this year and have been having it merrily record the road ahead of my car ever since. I was doing this with the belief that the household exemption covered such recording. This is the…Read More
Data Breaches Everywhere
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … has come early for the evil doers. There just seems to be a relentless tale of data breach after data breach in recent weeks and it has been really bad in the last week.Read More
GDPR fines are starting to come.
Shortly after I posted about the Austrian GDPR fine, another fine was issued by the regulatory authority in Portugal. Late last week the German regulatory authority imposed another fine on an App maker. So the GDPR fines are beginning to come. Let’s take a quick look at these three cases and then see what you…Read More
NUI Galway Data Breach – Lessons learned?
The NUI Galway data breach that was revealed this week is concerning. Particularly the initial reports about the breach, which weren’t very clear.Read More
Facebook are only fined £500,000
You remember the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica mess from earlier this year? Well, Facebook have been issued with a notice that they are to be fined £500,000 as a result of this. “What? Facebook are only fined £500,000?” I hear you cry.Read More
GDPR hasn’t gone away.
Something I’ve noticed since the summer holidays came to an end, interest in GDPR related training and discussions have dropped away. I’ve asked around why this might be. The most common type of response is “Sure that GDPR thing was a pile of scare mongering. Nothing has happened. It’s like that Y2K nonsense we had…Read More
Facebook Breach – The DPC was very public about it.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you will have heard about the Facebook breach. This is where the accounts of at least 50 million people were compromised by evil doers.Read More
How to deal with Ransomware.
I want to come back to this topic on how to deal with Ransomware. This is because I keep meeting business people in the training that I deliver who, either know of somebody or have themselves, suffered a Ransomware incident.Read More
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) created some new rights for individuals and strengthens some of the rights that previously existed under the Data Protection Act 1988/2003.Read More
Dodgy extensions and not a builder in sight.
A lot of normal people might think about the phrase “dodgy extensions” and associate it with some kind of cowboy builder. But alas, the dodgy extensions to which I refer are in a web browser and these could lead you to a data breach or worse.Read More
Holiday Data Breach Photos.
Most normal people go on holidays, forget about work, relax and enjoy themselves. They also, probably take lots of nice photos of the great places they’ve been and the nice food they’ve eaten. I went on holiday recently in remote, rural Ireland and I did pretty much all of the above.Read More
Eir laptop theft – could have been worse
The eir laptop theft that was revealed this week was pretty … actually … it was really bad and deeply embarrassing for eir. However details that emerged from the statement by the Data Protection Commission showed that it could have been a LOT worse. 1,500 Laptops worse!Read More
Identity theft enabled by fun quizzes.
If you are on social media, you will no doubt have come across those fun quizzes. You know the ones, “What’s your Westeros name?” or “What was the number 1 song the day you were born?”Read More
VPN Logs. Should you be concerned?
I’ve been meaning to write this up since March when I talked about a VPN Leak situation. Are you aware that some VPN providers maintain logs about your usage of their service?Read More
Data breach video series – CCTV Leakage
Data Breach CCTV Leakage. This short video talks about how allowing CCTV footage to be leaked online is a serious data breach under the #GDPR. For more information or to contact us please visit our website at https://www.L2CyberSecurity.comRead More