data protection


ICO publishes new guidance on domestic CCTV following multiple cases of misuse

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published new guidance clarifying the law on domestic CCTV use in and around people’s homes. Read More

The Protect Duty and what it means for the security of publicly accessible spaces

Industry Liaison, Architecture & Engineering at Axis Communications, Steven Kenny, looks at the proposed UK Protect Duty. Read More

Protecting data centres – “A fast growing market”, says Chubb Fire & Security

IFSEC Global speaks to Chubb Fire & Security's Neil Scrivener on the need for global scale protection of data centres. Read More

Doctor could receive a £100k payout after claiming neighbour’s Ring doorbell was too ‘intrusive’

Man could be forced to pay neighbour £100,000 after a judge ruled his Amazon-owned Ring smart doorbell broke data laws and breached privacy. Read More

BSI advises cyber caution to organisations exploring new hybrid ways of working, during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

With Cybersecurity Month in full swing, the importance of secure IT systems and cyber security practices is brought to professionals attention. Read More

BSIA and Crimestoppers partner up to launch National Shred Day – ‘Shredded, Sorted’

National Shred Day is set to take place on Saturday 2nd October, launched by the BSIA and national charity, Crimestoppers. Read More

How businesses can ensure they comply with CCTV regulations

A guide for businesses to ensure if they use CCTV they do so legally and that any footage recorded is securely kept. Read More

Facial recognition under scrutiny as Clearview AI’s practices ruled illegal in Canada

Canadian authorities have deemed Clearview AI's facial recognition practices a “clear violation of the privacy rights of Canadians”. Read More

4 cyber security trends set to influence remote work in 2021

Gregory Hendricks explains why remote working will continue to influence trends in the cyber security market in 2021. Read More

Automatic Facial Recognition: authentication, identification and ethical use

Legal, ethical and privacy considerations should be at the heart of deploying automatic facial recognition (AFR) technology, say experts. Read More

The next phase in video redaction and data protection?

IFSEC Global hears from Gary Trotter, co-founder of Ocucon, on the importance of complying with data regulations with video redaction technology Read More

Will the coronavirus force us to compromise on privacy?

Toni Vitale, Head of Data Protection at JMW Solicitors, offers his thoughts on the challenges that lay ahead with regards to privacy laws and the protection of data in relation to COVID-19 and surveillance. Read More

Facial recognition cameras to be deployed by London police

London’s Metropolitan Police is set to deploy the use of facial recognition technology for the first time, following trials in London and by South Wales Police. Read More

WATCH: Surveillance, security and privacy in the IoT

A panel debate exploring challenges and issues for stakeholders responsible for 'security by design and default' plus 'data protection by design and default' in smart devices and systems installed in smart buildings and smart city projects. Read More

How public CCTV operators can avoid eye-watering fines under the GDPR [including video]

Jean-Philippe Deby, business development director for Europe at Genetec, shares his thoughts on the implications of the GDPR for CCTV operators and the wider security industry. Read More

Virgin Trains had “legitimate interest” in publishing Corbyn images, rules ICO

Virgin Trains did not breach data protection laws by publishing CCTV images of Jeremy Corbyn as he searched the company’s train […] Read More



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