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21 June 2013 In 2010 the CEO for Facebook, Max Kelly, left to join the National Security Agency (NSA). He moved from protecting the information of over a billion Facebook users to work for the NSA whose purpose it is to analyse substantial amounts of collected data. The move of an employee from a social …

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17 June 2013 Once again it has been stressed that encryption definitely works as a method to keep your personal data private. Recently through the Guardian Website and an event known as ‘AskSnowden’, the whistle-blower  Mr Snowden of the leaked scheme ‘PRISM’ answered a question regarding the use of encryption to secure data, specifically to …

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Introduction The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has empowered the US government to gain access to the servers of nine major internet companies. The project has been named appropriately as the ‘PRISIM’. Since 2007 the US government has had complete access to our personal information and private communications, made possible through a concealed partnership with …

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10 June 2013 Leaked documents have brought to light that US governments have the ability to access detailed records of individuals smartphone and internet activity via a scheme called ‘Prism’. Through ‘Prism’ the US have access to chat logs (audio and video), stored data, photographs, emails, voice traffic, file transfers as well as social networking …

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7 June 2013 20 143 individuals information has been compromised following the loss of two laptops containing unencrypted information belonging to Glasgow City Council.  The laptops were stolen on 28 May 2012. The personal information on the laptops included the council’s creditor payment history files of over 20 000 people as well as bank account …

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3 June 2013 The ICO have issued a monetary penalty of £100,000 to Stockport Primary Care Trust following a breach of the data protection act. A site previously owned by the Trust contained boxes holding documentation comprising personal information some of which being sensitive data.  The documents included diaries, letters, referral notices and patient records.  …

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