New research shows 58% of adults worried about data and privacy online

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The research, produced jointly by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Ofcom, the telecoms regulator looked at various aspects of perceived harm online, with data and privacy being just one element of the research (other areas include risks from harmful content and children coming to harm online). The findings indicate that 58% of adults in …

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ICO urges better transparency as trust in companies processing data rises slightly

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In its annual review on the state of data protection awareness and trust, the ICO’s Annual Track¬†highlights a small increase in trust of companies and organisations processing their data. The research highlights that 34% of people have high trust and confidence, compared to 21% in 2017.¬†However, people seem to be more likely to trust public …

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