5 May 2020
A blog by Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner.
Last month, as the ICO set out its regulatory approach during the COVID-19 pandemic, I spoke of the Read More
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and Executive Director of Technology and Innovation Simon McDougall appear before the Human Rights Joint Committee on 4 May Read More
Hackers have infected the infrastructure of Parkview Medical Center — the largest health center in Pueblo County, Colorado — with cryptocurrency ransomware.Citing a hospital employee, Fox News reported on April 24 that Meditech — the Parkview Medical Center’s system for storing patient information — was infected with ransomware and rendered Read More
James Dipple-Johnstone (Deputy Commissioner) said: “Information rights regulation, in particular data protection regulation, has an increasingly international dimension. Effective protection of the UK Read More
Off-exchange liquidity venues have been widely used by institutional investors to keep large trades confidential. Although they are not perfect and can be gamed by high-frequency traders, off-exchange alternative trading systems remain popular in equities. They are starting to gain traction in the cryptocurrency sector, prompting industry participants to Read More
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined DSG Retail Limited (DSG) £500,000 after a ‘point of sale’ computer system was compromised as Read More
Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance acquired decentralized app (DApp) information startup DappReview, according to a press release on Dec. 2.Per the release, DappReview’s platform provides its visitors with data analytics, user insights and information for over 3,900 DApps on 13 public blockchains.DappReview founder Vincent Niu explained that the company also Read More
Colleagues from the ICO’s access to information and compliance department share their experiences and involvement in raising awareness of our regulation of access to information legislation.
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Gill Bull, ICO’s Director of Freedom of Information Complaints and Compliance, speech at the British Records Association in London, 13 November 2019.Original script may differ from delivered version.
“Hello my name is Gill Bull.
I am the Director of Freedom of Information at the Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) and I am Read More
The Information Commissioner has sent the following letter to the political parties in relation to the use of data in political campaigning. Read More