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Certification and training support for cloud security standard available from BSI

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has introduced ISO/IEC 27017 certification and training to support the use of ISO/IEC 27017 Information Technology – Security Techniques – Code of Practice for Information Security Controls based...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
Alison Saunders: Director of Public Prosecutions
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Detailed study reveals more hate crimes prosecuted by the CPS than ever before

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is now prosecuting a record number of hate crimes. In the past year, the CPS has prosecuted 15,442 hate crimes, representing a 4.8% rise on the previous year (2014-2015), which also saw a 4.7% increase from the year before that (2013-2014). The...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
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EC launches EU-US Privacy Shield and promises “stronger protection” for transatlantic data flows

The European Commission (EC) has now formally adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield which invokes a new framework for any transatlantic exchanges of personal data for commercial purposes. The EC presented the draft decision texts on 29 February this year. Following on from views...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
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NCA report calls for stronger law enforcement and business partnership to fight cyber crime

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published its Cyber Crime Assessment 2016, with the 16-page report outlining the immediate threat to UK businesses from cyber crime. This is the first cyber crime assessment produced jointly by the NCA and industry partners. The NCA reports...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016