Synology ramps up data management and protection in 2023
Synology unveiled its plans for the coming year at its 2023 AND BEYOND event. The NAS vendor will mainly roll out data management, data protection and infrastructure security features in the coming months.
Prior to 2023 AND BEYOND, we got a presentation from Victor Wang, director of Synology in ... Read more
Interserve fined £4.4 million for lack of data protection
Interserve was fined £4.4 million by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after a breach of personal employee data.
In 2019, UK-based outsourcing firm Interverse was faced with several cyberattacks that compromised the personal information of 113,000 employees. From March 18th to D... Read more
UK pauses its data reform bill to focus on replacing the GDPR
The UK government has confirmed that the recently introduced data reform bill is on hold. The pause allows regulators to reconsider the bill. The news comes after prime minister Liz Truss' budget announcement caused the pound to fall compared to the dollar.
The paused draft legislation contains ... Read more
French data regulator investigates Twitter’s “egregious” data security
The authority will investigate allegations made by Twitter’s former head of security.
France's data protection watchdog CNIL is investigating a whistleblower's claims that Twitter made "egregious" misrepresentations to international regulators about its data security measures, according to a r... Read more
Norway calls for Facebook to be fined for illegal data transfers
According to Norway's data protection authority, Facebook owner Meta should be penalized for continuing to transfer Europeans' private data to the United States in contravention of an essential EU court order.
If authorities do not punish the US tech giant, there would be little or no motivation... Read more
Criteo could face a $65M fine in France for breaching consent rules
French advertizing giant Criteo was found in violation of European Union data protection legislation and fined $64 million in a preliminary verdict after a multi-year inquiry by the country's national privacy authority. The verdict is the latest setback to Criteo's unsettling 'tracking-ads' system.... Read more
Druva announces ‘data protection guarantee’ worth $10 million
Cybersecurity cloud provider Druva announced its latest data resiliency guarantee that offers more than $10 million in coverage and pledges to secure the privacy, availability, and immutability of customers’ data
Druva has recently revealed a comprehensive SaaS protection service for data that... Read more
Samsung adds ‘repair mode’ to hide data on Galaxy smartphones
The feature lets technicians access your phone, but not your data.
Samsung is introducing an interesting feature for people sending in their Galaxy phones for repair. When shipping off your phone, you might want to do something to protect your data, and the new feature sounds like a great soluti... Read more
UK to replace GDPR with Data Reform Bill, promises billion pounds in savings
The specifics of the UK government's highly expected plan to replace the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have been revealed.
According to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the EU's GDPR prevents businesses from utilizing data as flexibly as possible (DCMS). The UK'... Read more
Microsoft Teams gets better search and an encrypted lockbox
Microsoft has updated Teams with better search capabilities and a new lockbox that allows users to manage who has access to their material.
When users search for items, the roughly 270 million people who use Teams regularly should see a change in the results. The results are less cluttered and o... Read more