Environcom Fined after Worker Struck by Washing Machine
A Lincolnshire-based WEEE recycling firm was fined Â£100,000 yesterday (February 2) for safety failings, after a worker was struck by a washing machine which fell from a grabber.
Stolen Devices Contained Data, 2,700 Senior Health Partners Members Notified
New York-based Senior Health Partners (SHP) is notifying roughly 2,700 members that a laptop and smartphone containing their personal information was stolen from the apartment of an assessment nurse employed by Premier Home Health, a business associate.
ICO Granted New Powers to Audit NHS Organisations for Data Protection
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has welcomed a change in legislation enabling it to force National Health Service bodies to be audited for compliance with the Data Protection Act.
Government Loses Data on Three Police Inquiries
The UK government is investigating a potentially damaging data loss incident after admitting two discs containing information related to three highly sensitive police inquiries have gone missing.
Waste Director Prosecuted for Iillegal Ghana WEEE Exports
The director of an East London recycling firm has received a 40-week suspended prison sentence following 11 failed attempts to illegally ship WEEE to Ghana.
Lost IT Equipment Poses Patient Data Protection Concern for NHS Tayside
Lost laptops and memory sticks could have put NHS Tayside patients at risk, according to a report revealing a string of health board data breaches.
Shoe Retail Chain Office Decommissions Servers after Security Breach
Shoe retail chain Office has decommissioned several of its servers that were compromised during a security breach that was first revealed in May 2014.
Why 2015 is Set to be a Record Year for Data Breaches
You dont need to be a big company to have sensitive data, every company is at risk, and reputational damage can be more painful than the fine that follows
Windows 7 Begins End of Life Process
Windows 7 is to be exterminated by Microsoft as it enters its sixth year of existence.
Industry Winning Battle Against Free IT Disposal Services
Survey suggests majority of end users now accept that disposing of old IT equipment securely must potentially cost money
Tabernus Approved by NATO
Tabernus Enterprise Erase V7.0 is now NATO approved through to cosmic top secret level!
Why Discarded Hard Drives can be Dangerous
Sensitive data within those hard drives could someday end up in the wrong hands.