Data anonymisation platform Hazy (formerly Anon AI) has raised an additional $1.8 million, bringing its total seed funding to $2.8 million.
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.
A-LIGN receives $54.5 million investment
Security and compliance solutions provider A-LIGN has announced a $54.5 million investment from FTV Capital.
‘Ransomhack’: the newest threat to businesses?
One of this month’s big headlines has been the emergence of “a new form of cyberattack” which leverages GDPR in its ransom demands. But what makes it different from previous ransom-based attacks?
BigID raises $30 million Series B funding
Data protection and privacy company BigID has announced a $30 million Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners.
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”.
Should companies be fined for not doing cyber security basics?
The big headline-grabber about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), set to come into force in 2018, is the huge fine that can be imposed on companies that have failed to comply with the legislation. The GDPR, which replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive, sets the maximum fine for a single breach of GDPR at the greater of €20 million or 4 percent of annual global revenue.