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ICO strengthens commitment to technology and innovation with executive director appointment

The Information Commissioner’s commitment to encouraging new ideas and emerging technologies while protecting people’s privacy has been strengthened with a high-profile appointment. Simon McDougall is joining the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as executive director...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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ICO Grants Programme launches second round of funding for research into innovative privacy solutions

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched the second round of funding from its Grants Programme to promote and support independent, innovative research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues. Like last year’s inaugural scheme, there will be a...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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ICO’s Annual Report for 2016-2017 highlights “year of achievements and future challenges”

Elizabeth Denham has published her first Annual Report as the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner. Denham took office in July last year* as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was starting to gear up for significant changes provided by the European Union data...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes first-ever International Strategy document

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its first-ever International Strategy document to help the organisation meet overseas data protection challenges, including those posed by increased globalism, changing technology, the EU’s forthcoming General...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017