Westminster has been rocked this week by the emergence of the breakaway Independent Group, but behind the political fallout has been another story: a potential data breach.
Although organisations may have initially reacted negatively to new data privacy regulations, as ensuring compliance with GDPR required a significant amount of time and financial resources, and often hiring new staff, new research suggests that nine months since its introduction businesses have warmed up to GDPR.
A no-deal Brexit could significantly jeopardise UK science and innovation research as unless the government takes action, almost half of one of the biggest funding sources, Horizon 2020, would vanish, according to a key House of Lords report.
UK data watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU and associated insurance company Eldon Insurance a combined £120,000 for breaching data protection laws during the Brexit referendum.
In the run up to Christmas last month, UK airports descended into chaos after reports of drones flying near to Gatwick Airport grounded over 1,000 flights and affected around 140,000 passengers.
Oracle Executive Vice President and General Counsel Dorian Daley has branded Google’s attempts to overturn a jury decision to side with Oracle in the long-running dispute over Google’s use of Java code in its Android operating system as a “fabricated concern about innovation”.
Google has announced that it will appeal a €50m fine levied by French data regulator CNIL.
The UK’s artificial intelligence (AI) industry is likely to suffer following Brexit, despite the government’s continued attempts to make it an area of strong future growth, according to a report on the Brexit tech impact.
Google has been slapped with a €50m (£44m) fine by the French data regulator CNIL for breaching data protection law in the EU under GDPR.
The Brexit process faces yet more turmoil as Parliament prepares to vote for or against Theresa May’s Conservative government.
“We all know that diverse teams perform better and in a competitive market, everyone is battling for talent.
As the UK government and UK airports reflect on last months Gatwick drone disruption, drone experts have reiterated that anti-drone technology, not new drone laws, is the solution to preventing a similar incident.
2018 was undoubtedly the year that data privacy took centre stage, with the questionable practices of several social media giants concerning the use of user data held up for public scrutiny.
The UK’s Court of Appeal has ruled that Uber drivers are “workers” and therefore entitled to the minimum wage and holiday pay.
Hackers have intercepted more than a thousand confidential European Union communications over the past three years, the New York Times has reported.
France is bracing for further protests and rioting, as the Yellow Vest movement continues to fight against perceived social injustice towards the lower class.
GDPR came into force nearly seven months ago, with organisations within the EU now having to adhere to strict rules governing customer data.
The news of Theresa May delaying a Brexit vote has renewed the suggestion of a no-confidence vote in the Prime Minister.
2018 saw the #MeToo movement raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment, following numerous allegations made against film producer Harvey Weinstein. However, despite women’s issues making headlines around the globe this year, Amnesty International has warned that 2018 was in many ways dominated by oppressive and sexist policies.
Ukrainian authorities have said that they have stopped a large-scale cyberattack attributed to Russia.
With a potential fine of up to 4% of global annual turnover, the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) and other new regulations have left businesses fearing the fallout of failing to adequately protect customer data.
As car makers steam ahead in the driverless car race, lawmakers are being left in the dust – and one of the biggest grey areas is liability in the event of an autonomous car accident.
COP 24, the UN’s framework convention on climate change, takes place in Poland next week.
London is failing to build new homes at the rate required by the largest amount in history, according to research published today by the London Assembly Housing Committee.
The first details of Facebook documents seized by the UK Parliament have revealed that entities with Russian IP addresses pulled “over three billion data points a day” through a Pinterest application programming interface (API).
Yesterday marked six months since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force.
The Government of Montenegro has approved a programme to attract foreign investment to the country in return for Montenegro citizenship.
The European Union (EU) is looking to build on its already strong track record on science and technology as it enters the post-Brexit era with a €120bn EU innovation plan.
There is now compelling evidence for Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, from the spread of propaganda and disinformation to hacking.
Stephan Barclay, the MP for North East Cambridgeshire, has been appointed Brexit secretary in replacement of Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday.