The White House has issued a national security memorandum aimed at countering cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, which it describes as “among the most significant and growing issues confronting our Nation”.
Along for the ride: Security one of the few functions where Uber is following Careem’s lead
After months of negotiation, the UAE’s answer to Uber have announced acquisition by, well, Uber, in a deal set to value the Dubai based start-up at over $3.1 billion. What are the security implications?
Uber to pay out $148m over data breach coverup
Uber will have to pay $148 million to state authorities in the US for attempting to cover up a data breach in 2016.
ICO releases annual report – more cases closed than last year and record fines issued
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its annual report for 2017-8. GDPR is a major focus, as are record monetary penalties.
DPOrganizer announces €3M Series A round
Swedish regtech startup DPOrganizer has announced €3 million in Series A funding.
Integris Software raises $10 million Series A
Data privacy automation startup Integris Software has raised $10 million in Series A financing.
ICO issues Enforcement Notices, fine over nuisance phone calls
The Information Commissioner’s Office has taken enforcement action against two companies for nuisance phone calls, including a fine of £700,000.
HMRC accused of “shady scheme” over voice IDs for 5.1 million users
HMRC has been accused of “imposing biometric ID cards on the public by the back door”.
Data management platform Immuta raises $20M funding
Data management platform Immuta has raised $20 million in Series B funding, bringing total investment in the company to $29.5 million.
BT fined £77,000 by ICO
British Telecommunications has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending nearly five million nuisance emails to customers.