Data watchdog tells off outsourcing giant for scanning staff biometrics despite 'power imbalance'

The Register - Mon, 26/02/2024 - 12:41
2,000 employees at 38 facilities had data processed 'unlawfully', ICO says

A data protection watchdog in the UK has issued an enforcement notice to stop Serco from using facial recognition tech and fingerprint scanning to monitor staff at 38 leisure centers it runs.…

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Fox News 'hacker' turns out to be journalist whose lawyers say was doing his job

The Register - Mon, 26/02/2024 - 11:48
Also, another fake iOS app slips into the store, un-cybersafe EV chargers leave UK shelves, and critical vulns

in brief  A Florida journalist has been arrested and charged with breaking into protected computer systems in a case his lawyers say was less "hacking," more "good investigative journalism." …

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Security is hard because it has to be right all the time? Yeah, like everything else

The Register - Sun, 25/02/2024 - 16:09
It takes only one bottleneck or single point of failure to ruin your week

Systems Approach  One refrain you often hear is that security must be built in from the ground floor; that retrofitting security to an existing system is the source of design complications, or worse, outright flawed designs.…

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