Businesses are leaving themselves exposed to cyberattacks thanks to ineffective cyber security training programmes and a widespread reluctance among employees to engage with cyber security teams, according to a report released by Fujitsu, which examines the challenges organisations face when trying to build a strong cyber security culture.
The US, UK and other large, rich nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to get more tax money from multinational companies such as Amazon and Google and reduce their incentive to shift profits to low-tax offshore havens.
Google will allow Android users to opt-out of being tracked by advertisers, following a similar move by rival Apple.
Ofcom is planning to force people to verify their age before using social media platforms, under new government plans to protect children.
Advertisers are feeling pressured to increase privacy compliance as consumer interest in data privacy and Apple’s IDFA decision increases, according to the findings of a new white paper.
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has today launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, as the next step in its mission to improve the safety, trustworthiness and sustainability of media.
49% of the UK consumers have had their social media accounts compromised or know a friend or family member who has.
The vast majority (91%) of shoppers are open to sharing data with brands and retailers so long as they won’t be served any intrusive ads, according to new research.
Amazon is launching the “Alexa, call RNIB Helpline” Alexa feature, which is one of the latest Alexa functions following on from a collaboration with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
Over half (58%) of the public are worried about their personal information being stolen by fraudsters, according to new research.
A fifth (20%) of ads on pirate websites globally present a threat for consumers, with a high volume of ‘malvertising’ and fraud (13%) and adult content (7%) found within them, according to new research.
Donald Trump plans to launch his own social media platform, months after being banned from Twitter and Facebook, it is claimed.
Over three quarters (76%) of Brits don’t feel in control of their data online, also citing concerns over how it’s being collected, according to new research.
Ticketmaster, British Airways and Marriott are amongst businesses in the UK there were fined for breaching GDPR regulations between March 2020 and January 2021, according to new research.
Consumer group Which? has exposed a web of paid-for reviewers providing fake reviews to dozens of UK businesses listings on Google, ranging from home improvement companies to a stockbroker.
Australian parliament has passed a new media law that obligates Facebook and Google to pay for news content
Facebook is to restore news to Australian pages on its platform after the government agreed to change its landmark media bargaining code that would force the social network and Google to pay for displaying news content.
Facebook has blocked Australian media organisations and users from sharing news content on the platform, following a row between tech firms and the Australian government over licensing payments.