Updated: May 26
Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
UK electricity grid hit by a cyberattack. Internal IT systems compromised. A company operating a key element of the United Kingdom’s electricity grid infrastructure has been hit by a cyberattack, with its employees locked out of their emails and from the company’s network. Elexon is one of the UK electricity system’s administrators, monitoring the amount of electricity generated by the energy companies and matching this with what the National Grid expects to receive.
The Yorkshire Post blogs “Why the Morrisons data leak ruling is a relief for businesses judgement in the Morrisons data leak case will be a relief for businesses, a commercial lawyer said, as the supermarket revealed that it did not make any financial provisions to cover the costs of the court case last month”
Blog post as “The Supreme Court recently ruled that Morrison Supermarkets was not vicariously liable for a data breach committed maliciously by a former employee who disclosed employee payroll data online (WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants  UKSC 12)” The posts explore this means for employer liability.
Apple and Google Face Off Against Europe Over Contact Tracing. In the topsy-turvy world of Covid-19, the roles have been reversed. Europeans are eager to extract more user data from cellphones to help combat the pandemic, while Apple Inc. and Google impose strict limits on the intel that health authorities can siphon off.
1 in 10 home workers not GDPR compliant. Homeworking has become the new norm with many businesses operating a “business as usual approach” with many of their workers working from home. However, recent research conducted by ILUX has revealed some eye-opening revelations that business owners should consider. Of the 2,000 home working Brits surveyed, one in ten believed that their expected working practices are not GDPR compliant.
HelpNet Security Blog “Identity-related breaches on the rise, prevention still a work in progress. The number of workforce identities in the enterprise is growing dramatically, largely driven by DevOps, automation, and an increase in enterprise connected devices, which will only continue to accelerate identity growth, an IDSA survey of 502 IT security and identity decision-makers reveals.”
HelpNet Security Blog “Adopting DevOps practices leads to the improved security posture A strong DevOps culture based on collaboration and sharing across teams, leads to an improved security posture, according to Puppet”
*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.