Cathay Pacific

Data Privacy News Bytes 6th March 2020

Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 for failing to protect customer data Yet another airline is handed a significant fine for failures to protect their customer data. Between May 2014 and October 2018, Cathay Pacific’s IT systems lacked proportional security, leading to the unauthorised access of millions of personal data records. Because the vulnerability was active before […]

Google

GDPR News Bytes Jan 2019

Google appeal €50 million GDPR fine CNIL, the Data Protection Authority in France, announced they has issued a €50 million euro fine to Google for GDPR violations. As expected, Google quickly appealed the decision claiming it had ‘worked hard’ to create a transparent consent process and was ‘concerned about the impact of this ruling on […]