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  1. Trump bans Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok over data collection and national security concerns

    The Trump administration targeted WeChat and TikTok on Thursday by announcing executive orders banning US transactions with Chinese owners Tencent Holdings Ltd and ByteDance, Reuters has reported. The executive orders become effective 45 days from Thursday’s announcement. Tencent’s messaging app WeChat and ByteDance’s video-sharing platform TikTok were dubbed “significant threats” by the US government earlier […]

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  2. Whitepaper: Playing to strengths: Achieve a dependable, secure and manageable multi-cloud

    In the majority of organisations, the question of whether to embrace public cloud computing was never a simple choice between that and on-premises infrastructure. Most businesses combine the two. Workloads differ, as do the needs of users. Not every application has to be delivered with sub millisecond latency. Some really do. This is why leading […]

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  3. Data flows post Brexit: “Map out your data, do it now”, says privacy experts

    UK businesses should work on the assumption that the UK will not receive an adequacy decision from the EU after the Brexit transitionary period has ended, according to a panel of privacy experts at Last Thursday in Privacy on 30 July (this month sponsored by Microsoft). The panel, discussing the future of data flows post […]

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  4. ICO launches AI and data protection guidance

    The UK’s Data Protection Authority has launched a framework of best practice guidance based on data protection in artificial intelligence. Based on two years of research and consultation by Professor Reuben Binns, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ICO from 2018-2020 (now Associate Professor of Human Centred Computing at the University of Oxford), and the ICO […]

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  5. UK Data Protection Index: first findings published

    Data protection professionals are calling for more investment in increasing internal resources, software systems and staff training – but only a quarter expect their budget to increase in the next 12 months, according to the findings of the first UK Data Protection Index. The index, launched by the Data Protection World Forum and the DPO […]

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