Non-Executive Directors have a responsibility to understand cyber security risks and resilience

Non-Executive Directors have a responsibility to understand cyber security risks and resilience in order to best protect the interests of their business, according to AXELOS Global Best Practice. A new discussion paper from AXELOS calls for more training on cyber security risks and resilience for non-executive directors on company boards. ‘Mind the Information Gap: Non-Executive […]

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Information Commissioner launches Corporate Plan setting out priorities for 2015-18

The Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, says companies must do more to inform consumers about the way their information is being shared. The Commissioner’s comments come as new figures show that 85% of people are concerned about how their personal information is passed or sold to other organisations. The survey also shows 77% of people are […]

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Mobile Insecurity as an Infographic

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Who breached the Data Protection Act in 2014? Find the complete list here.

2014 was another busy year for the Information Commissioners Office with yet more breaches of the Data Protection Act. There are normally three types of punishments administered by the ICO Monetary. The most serious of the actions and one normally reserved for organisational entities. Undertaking. Typically applied when an organisation has failed to adhere to […]

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Cloud, Contactless, e-Commerce, Tokenization and V.me surging forward

VISA Europe has issued it’s Annual Report for 2014 The headline numbers from 2014 Visa accounts 509m Point-of-sale spending €1.417tr Point-of-sale growth 8.7% Clearing & settlement transactions processed €16.1bn Visa Europe is a payments business. Our company is owned by some 3,078 banks and payment providers from 37 European countries. Together, we are making payments […]

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Office agrees it must do more to protect customer data

The UK Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has warned shoe retailer Office after the personal data of over one million customers was hacking. The hacker accessed customers’ details and website passwords via an unencrypted database. Sally-Anne Poole, Group Manager at the Information Commissioner’s Office said: The breach has highlighted two hugely important areas of data protection: […]

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Cyber insurance is a major growth area for commercial insurers

The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) conducted it’s 19th annual Property/Casualty Insurance survey and found Cyber-Crime is exposing businesses, both in the U.S. and abroad to greater levels of liability than ever before, which is why the market is far from saturated. The survey’s key findings are below:- 80% of executives said they see Cyber insurance as […]

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