British businesses are unaware new data protection laws could cost them millions in fines

Almost two-thirds of British businesses are unaware they could face fines of up to €20million with the introduction of new data protection laws, according to a survey done by YouGov for national law firm Irwin Mitchell. Read about the new survey by YouGov which reveals that nearly two-thirds of United Kingdom businesses are unaware that […]

UK data watchdog issues record fine for ISP TalkTalk’s 2015 data breach

A 2015 data breach at UK ISP TalkTalk has landed the company with a £400,000 fine from the national data protection agency — a record penalty for the ICO to hand out, although £100k shy of the current maximum it can impose. Read more about how UK’s ICO has handed out record fine for TalkTalk’s 2015 data breach on Tech […]

Morgan Stanley Fined $1 Million for Client Data Breach

Morgan Stanley agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to resolve charges that it didn’t properly protect customer records after a former employee took data from about 730,000 customer accounts, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday. Read about how and why the Securities and Exchange Commission fined Morgan Stanley $1 million for client data […]

Former Apple exec receives one year in prison, $4.5M fine, for leaking information

A former executive at Apple was sentenced on Friday to one year in prison for leaking company secrets and receiving monetary compensation from vendors and suppliers. Paul Shin Devine, 41, from Sunnyvale, Calif., worked as the company’s global supply manager from 2005 until his arrest in 2010, according to the International Business Times. During his […]