ITIJ Top Stories: 05 October 2018

ITIJ’s Top Stories This Week: 05 October 2018

Health giant Bupa has been fined by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after an employee put customers’ data up for sale on the dark web; Capgemini’s inaugural World Insurtech Report suggests that insurers around the world are looking to insurtech collaborations to push the industry forward; a new case of Zika virus has been identified in Vietnam, the second confirmed imported case of the virus in the country this year; Thailand’s Maya Bay – famously used in the film The Beach – is to remain indefinitely closed to tourists so that the ecosystem can recover; and a recent study has found that airport security trays represent a major health hazard, carrying more respiratory viruses than public toilets.