Employee Subject Access Requests Increasing Costs For Their Companies

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Research by law firm Squire Patton Boggs has revealed (one year on from the introduction of GDPR ) that companies are facing cost pressures from a large number of subject access requests (SARs) coming from their own employees. SARs A Subject Access Requests (SAR), which is a legal right for everyone in the UK, is where an […]

Salesforce Adding Blockchain Platform To CRM

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The Salesforce cloud-based CRM platform is adding a low code, blockchain-powered service that will allow users to share data with third parties in a secure, transparent, and auditable way. Blockchain Blockchain, the technology that was famously behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency, has been described by its Co-Founder Nic Carey as being like “a big spreadsheet in the cloud that […]

US Visa Applicants Now Asked For Social Media Details and More

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New rules from the US State Department will mean that US visa applicants will have to submit social media names and five years’ worth of email addresses and phone numbers. Extended To All Under the new rules, first proposed by the Trump administration back in February 2017, whereas previously the only visa applicants who had […]

GCHQ Eavesdropping Proposal Soundly Rejected

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A group of 47 technology companies, rights groups and security policy experts have released an open letter stating their objections to the idea of eavesdropping on encrypted messages on behalf of GCHQ. “Ghost” User The objections are being made to the (as yet) hypothetical idea floated by the UK National Cyber Security Centre’s technical director […]