Data Protection and Privacy

February 24, 2017
BH Consulting Tripwire

A Primer on GDPR

At BH Consulting we have worked with our friends over at Tripwire to produce some material for those of you wishing to better understand the implications […]
September 30, 2015

No bliss in ignorance as ICO issues £200k fine to autocalling solar panel marketing firm

I’ve often heard it said that the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is a bit toothless, limited in the value of fines it can issue, and apparently […]
September 1, 2015

ICO investigates uncharitable 'data sales'

I know many people who would argue that there shouldn’t be a need for charities, saying the search for a cure for cancer, protection of vulnerable children, […]
August 26, 2015

Leicester. You will never find a more wretched hive of phone and device theftery

For many people, London is the UK. Politicians arguably think it. Immigrants (legal or otherwise) have largely been told it. Job seekers pin their futures on it. […]
August 17, 2015

More proof that personal data has a monetary value as alleged data thief flees Ireland

Everything has a value. That value is equal to what someone will pay for it. And personal data is a particularly enticing prospect. Especially when that […]
August 7, 2015

180,000 reasons why you shouldn't forget about physical security

Payday lenders have had an awful lot of bad press recently – all of it justified in my opinion – over their arguably extortionate interest rates. […]
June 17, 2015

Downing Street – The Place Where Information Security Goes A Little Too Far?

There was an interesting piece in the Financial Times yesterday (registration/payment required, unfortunately) about the topic of information security/data protection within the heart of the UK […]
June 1, 2015

Bad Login Services Implementation Exposes 56 Million Credentials

Researchers from the Darmstadt and Fraunhofer University of Technology in Germany have investigated a number of cloud databases in response to their growing popularity among mobile users […]