July 2014 - URM
  • UK Travel Company Fined After Losing 1,000,000 Credit Card Details

    A UK travel company, Think W3 Limited, has been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for leaking more than 1,000,000 credit card records. A customer database was designed for ‘Internal Use’ but published on the main server with an authentication page and “secret URL”. However, it didn’t take long for hackers to realise […]

  • URM Releases New Data Protection Foundation Course

    With an ever-increasing focus on the protection of personal data, changes in legislation and regulations and with punitive actions for breaches, organisations of all sizes and from all sectors need to have internal resource who understand data protection and what needs to be done to comply with the relevant legislation. In line with the BCS […]