Why Amazon’s £636m GDPR fine really matters

We were promised huge fines and GDPR has finally delivered. Last week, Amazon’s financial records revealed that officials in Luxembourg are fining the retailer €746 million (£636m) for breaching the European regulation. The fine is unprecedented: it’s the biggest GDPR...

Thousands of patients hit by NHS data breaches

Fears over privacy after personal details shared with strangers The private data of thousands of NHS patients has been wrongly shared with strangers, including a case where a person’s HIV status was released, The Independent has learned. In one example, strangers...

GDPR breaches in 2019 lead to €402.6m in fines

Enormous fines imposed for data breaches in 2019 prove that regulators have become severe about penalising companies and organisations that don’t adequately protect consumer information. According to PreciseSecurity.com research, the ten most significant GDPR breaches...