The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is planning to appeal a fine of £200,000 issued by the data security regulator after an anti-abortion hacker gained access to thousands of client names, addresses and phone numbers and threatened to publish them.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned that fostering and adoption agencies are not transferring data between themselves and local authorities securely enough and need to “take action before it’s too late”.
The charitable arm of mobile network Vodafone has revealed its mobile network in a backpack, which will enable aid workers to send calls and texts to provide crucial information following a disaster.
Sightsavers is urging people ‘put themselves in the picture’ and add their social media profile to an online mosaic, calling on politicians to commit to disability-inclusive development policies.
Charity Tax Group is urging HMRC to provide more detailed advice for large charities about claiming gift aid online using their databases, to clear up areas of confusion.
It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.
Cancer Research UK has unveiled a smartphone game that it hopes will speed up the analysis of gene data, necessary in research into cancer cures, as people play it.
The UK Council for Child Internet Safety is compiling a list of ‘safe’ websites for internet service providers, after a number of charities were blocked when tougher filters were introduced at the end of last year.
Cancer Research UK has created a digital 'do' button, akin to a Facebook 'like', which directs people to a CRUK website which encourages support for the charity through various activities.
Charities are struggling to manage the abundance of data available about their supporters, according to a new study.