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Password & PIN is NOT enough

A recent post, Why encryption is important to data security, by Simon Rice, ICO Group Manager, explains the dangers that many Data Controllers, who collect Personal Information about their customers, still seem to be unaware of, albeit that they have a legal obligation to protect this data. He also emphasises that individuals have various tools and services […]

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Simply not acceptable.

Just in case you are still sitting on the fence about how to vote today, here is an extract from an article on mycustomer.com which trashes all of the present governments promises about respect for individuals privacy. As patients medical information go online, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has revealed that the NHS is responsible for […]

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ICO gets more teeth.

Delighted that respect for an individuals' personal information is being taken increasingly seriously. See article in The Register. Let's hope that the ICO have the necessary resources to enforce it. Legal compliance and risk of serious financial penalties (£500,000) is a powerful driver to raise the issue of embracing TRM (Trusted Relationship Management) at board […]

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Extracts from Jan 2010 Information Commissioner’s e-newsletter

Just in case any organisations, big or small – public or private, still think that they can be cavalier about individual's Personal Information, these few extracts may convince you that you need to embrace the 'user-driven' principles of VRM immediately. Monetary penalties of up to £500,000 could be levied on businesses and other organisations that […]

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