Come sue with us! Half a million customers of BA affected by data breach get the go ahead to take legal action against the airline.

British Airways was dealt another blow recently following their 2018 data breach. The High Court ruled that customers affected in the breach are now able to pursue legal action against the company ...
Network Security Observability & Visibility: Why they are not the same

Network Security Observability & Visibility: Why they are not the same

Guest article by Sean Everson, Chief Technology Officer at Certes Networks In today’s increasingly complex cyber landscape, it is now more important than ever for organisations to be able to analyse contextual ...

Cyber Security Roundup for July 2019

July was a month of mega data privacy fines. The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) announced it intended to fine British Airways £183 million for last September's data breach, where half a ...

Clear Message Sent: Don’t Roll the Dice on Data Privacy Compliance

Last month, two leading companies each received what were then record-setting fines for data breach violations: £183 million for British Airways and then, just two weeks later, $5 billion for Facebook. Regulators ...

Latest ICO Ruling Underscores the Importance of Data Security and Compliance

Following the substantial breach of customer data announced last September, British Airways has been notified by the Information Commissioner’s Office that it will receive a record fine of £183 million - the ...

Record GDPR fine provides stark data and payment protection warning to business owners

With reports confirming that British Airways will be fined £183 million by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a significant data breach last year, PCI Pal’s CEO James Barham is encouraging businesses ...
ICO to fine British Airways £183.39 million under GDPR over 2018 breach

ICO to fine British Airways £183.39 million under GDPR over 2018 breach

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office intends to fine British Airways £183.39 million over a breach that compromised the personal data of some 500,000 customers. In October of 2018, the self-touted “world’s favorite ...

British Airways faces record £183 million GDPR fine after data breach

British Airways is facing a record fine of £183 million, after its systems were breached by hackers last year and the personal and payment card information of around 500,000 customers were stolen ...
Learning from the Big Data Breaches of 2018

Learning from the Big Data Breaches of 2018

Guest article by Cybersecurity ProfessionalsWhat can we learn from the major data breaches of 2018?2018 was a major year for cybersecurity. With the introduction of GDPR, the public’s awareness of their cyber ...

Cyber Security Roundup for November 2018

One of the largest data breaches in history was announced by Marriott Hotels at the end of November. A hack was said to have compromised up to a mind-blowing "half a Billion" ...
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