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Troubleshooting GDPR Practitioner - Megan Kane
November 20, 2019

This is Megan Kane. She is a GDPR troubleshooter at iCaaS and knows how to manage and navigate the complexities of the regulation.Kane is one of the founding team, a proud shareholder of the company and has seen it grow from strength to strength.She is one of the youngest qualified GDPR practitioners in Europe. Her wealth of data security experience provides help and guidance to organisations struggling to overcome the ongoing challenge...

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iCaaS are proud sponsors of The Ocean5
November 20, 2019

Here at iCaaS we are incredibly proud to sponsor an epic adventure by iCaaS Chairman and co-founder Kevin Gaskell and his Ocean5 team.Rowing across the Atlantic is not a challenge completed by many. But for Gaskell, the world’s toughest row race is just another feat of endurance he’s taking on.Gaskell and his team are planning to start their epic journey in early December from La Gomera, Canary Islands to English Harbour, Antigua and...

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A flaw in Amazon’s Ring doorbell could have allowed hackers to control homes
November 15, 2019

Hackers might have gained unauthorised access to the internet-connected Ring doorbell and potentially any other devices connected to it.A security vulnerability which was discovered could have allowed cyber criminals to intercept the owner's wi-fi networks.Since the possible breach was discovered, Ring Doorbell Pro cameras have now received a security patch to mitigate the issue.The home security devices have become one of the...

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Major Samsung Galaxy s10 and Galaxy Note 10 security flaw exposed
October 23, 2019

Phone giant Samsung has been hit with another security breach after users found the Galaxy S10 model allows anyone to unlock the devices when covered in third-party screen protectors.Now banks have withdrawn fingerprint authentication support on the smartphones after the glitch was revealed last week.Natwest and Nationwide have withdrawn support after it was discovered that anyone was able to unlock devices - not just the device's owner with...

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China in spying app row
October 17, 2019

Cybersecurity experts have warned that a mobile app promoting the ideology of the communist president could have been spying on 100 million citizens.Chinese President Xi Jinping's app 'Study (Xi) Strong Country' was made mandatory for all communist party members to download and read everyday.Many citizens have had wages 'tied' to the app making it a compulsory download.The app, which was released in January, has been likened...

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Twitter privacy breach
October 10, 2019

Twitter has apologised after misusing personal data for advertising purposes.Twitter said that it “unintentionally” used phone numbers and email addresses for advertising purposes even though the information was provided by users for two-factor authentication.No personal data was shared with the company’s third-party partners and said the “issue that allowed this to occur” has been addressed.Twitter added that phone numbers...

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iPhone users may get compensation from Google over alleged data snooping
October 3, 2019

More than four million iPhone users may be due a £750 pay-out from Google, after it lost a landmark case at the Court of Appeal.The litigation is being brought by campaign group Google You Owe Us, led by former Which? director Mr Lloyd.The group hopes to win at least £1billion in compensation for an estimated 4.4million users of the device in the UK.Mr Lloyd alleges that Google cookies - small computer text files - collected data on...

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Amazon promotes baby monitors that let hackers spy on children
October 1, 2019

Home security cameras promoted and sold by Amazon come with “huge” security flaws, according to a new report.Worryingly, thousands of children are at risk as the Chinese made cameras are often marketed as baby monitors, according to a new report by Which?The devices claim to provide safety for families and their babies, but instead, they could be potentially exposing them to danger.The connection between the cameras and the...

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iCaaS delighted to be named as a finalist at the Thames Valley Tech Awards
September 26, 2019

At the annual Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019, iCaaS was named as a finalist in the Tech Start-Up category.The glitzy Awards evening took place at the impressive Madejski Stadium in Reading.The second annual Thames Valley Tech Awards honoured the region’s top technology businesses in a dozen categories.The Tech Start-Up category was sponsored by Centerprise International.The Business MagazineThe awards were organised by The...

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Landmark ruling restricts online privacy law
September 25, 2019

The European Court of Justice has limited the reach of the privacy law known as “the right to be forgotten”.The court has ruled that the online right does not extend beyond the borders of the European Union.The landmark ruling will restrict people’s ability to control what information is available about them on the internet.This will also have severe implications for the regulation of the internet.European UnionThe court...

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