Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Google got rich from your data. DuckDuckGo is fighting back. In July 2018, Google was fined €4.34 billion for limiting search on Android phones. Almost two years later, its rivals claim little has changed and the company is as dominant as ever.
Insightful blog post, "De-Risking the Data Center: Now’s the Time to Reflect on How We Use and Protect the Data Center".
Finland is the world’s most cyber-secure country, according to a new report. The Cybersecurity Exposure Index (CEI) by PasswordManagers.co tapped data sets from Microsoft and the International Telecommunication Union to list the countries most and least exposed to cybercrime. The top five most secure: Finland, Denmark, Luxembourg, Australia, Estonia. The least secure/most exposed: Afghanistan, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Palestine, Venezuela. Exposure was measured through data showing encounters with malware, and broader “level of commitment to cybersecurity”.
Privacy rules may have delayed some Dorset people getting help – according to Dorset councillors. Several claimed that they, or volunteers, were willing to help the 16,000 residents who have had to shield themselves, but because of data protection laws could not be given their details – unless the individuals had expressly agreed it, and in some cases people did not have the capacity to give consent.
A senior and long-serving flight attendant is facing the possibility of being jailed for up to five years after being accused of leaking sensitive passenger data and selling access to confidential airline computer systems. The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) and Israel’s Privacy Protection Agency announced Sunday details of the investigation after concerns were first reported to the authorities by the flight attendant’s employer.
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.