Tag: ico

Google privacy boss quits 
By Steve Evans | Apr 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Alma Whitten quits after three years.
 
Sony fined $377,000 for PlayStation breach 
By Dan Raywood | Jan 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Privacy commissioner says Sony should have patched.
 
Local councils dubbed data privacy dunces 
By Dan Raywood | Dec 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
Some £2 million in penalties reached.
 
British cops fined for losing missing persons report 
By Dan Raywood | Mar 16, 2012 | Comment Now 
While US health insurer fined $1.42 million.
 
1.6 million Brit IDs dumped 
By Dan Raywood | Sep 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
Health service numbers, names, addresses and birthdates sent to landfill.
 
Child abuse tip-offs sent unencrypted 
By Stewart Mitchel | Sep 16, 2011 | Comment Now 
British police website endangered citizen information for "several months".
 
Doin' time for data breaches? 
By Dan Raywood | Sep 16, 2011 | Comment Now 
UK privacy watchdog has called for prison sentences to be considered for data breaches.
 
British gov watchdog wants privacy tought in schools 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 31, 2011 | Comment Now 
Office wants kids to be privacy-savvy.
 
UK backflips on Google Street View breach 
By Liam Tung | Nov 4, 2010 | Comment Now 
Actually, it was a breach.
 
UK bank loses unencrypted laptop 
By Liam Tung | Aug 27, 2010 | Comment Now 
Passwords in laptop bag.
 
Google forced to pull UK Street View images 
By Rosalie Marshall | Mar 23, 2009 | Comment Now 
Google has already had to pull images from its Google Maps Street View tool launched in the UK Thursday, after a number of early testers registered privacy complaints with the ...
 
ICO makes data breach noises 
By IT Week | Apr 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
UK's Information Commissioner's Office has some strong advice for firms making data breaches
 
ICO calls for privacy impact assessments 
Dec 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is calling for organisations to make sure they consider the personal privacy implications of installing or developing new IT ...
 
ICO welcomes data breach notification laws 
By Phil Muncaster | Oct 24, 2007 | Comment Now 
The UK's data watchdog has joined calls for a US-style data loss reporting law.
 
ICO launches data sharing consultation 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Aug 16, 2007 | Comment Now 
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched a consultation on its new framework code of practice for sharing personal information.
 
ICO: Number of data security breaches is 'horrifying' 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jul 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
The number of companies, government departments and public bodies that have breached data protection rules is "horrifying", a new report says.
 
itX buys web hosting business 
By Lilia Guan | Jul 6, 2007 | Comment Now 
ASX-listed distributor itX have acquired web hosting business ICO International, it announced in a statement to the ASX.
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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Your telco, ISP or utility
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A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
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