Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Amazon bans police use of facial recognition tech for Black Lives Matter protests reported by the BBC.
Babylon Health admits ‘software error’ led to patient data breach. Babylon Health, a UK AI chatbot and telehealth startup which has been valued in excess of $2BN, has suffered an embarrassing data breach after a user of the app found he was able to access other patients’ video consultations.
Insightful blog post, "An Introduction To DIFC Data Protection Law 2020"
Blog post provides update "TikTok, ByteDance Ltd.’s social media app, is facing broader scrutiny over its privacy policies, following a decision by the European Union’s data protection chiefs to coordinate potential investigations".
Insightful blog post, "5 Tips For Data Protection With A Growing Shift To Work From Home".
Email is the biggest security risk, old devices aren't getting patched, and local cyber 'incidents'. 51% of organisations surveyed by Mimecast have suffered a ransomware attack, meanwhile, NTT says ageing devices are causing network vulnerabilities, and two local companies have been struck by 'cyber incidents'.
A hackers-for-hire group dubbed “Dark Basin” has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions around the world, including advocacy groups, journalists, elected officials, lawyers, hedge funds and companies, according to the iInsightfulnternet watchdog Citizen Lab.
*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.