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.

https://www.itij.com/story/114713/bupa-faces-fine-data-breach

https://www.itij.com/story/114706/airport-security-trays-health-hazard

https://www.itij.com/story/114705/thailand%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98-beach%E2%80%99-remain-closed

https://www.itij.com/story/114710/capgemini-insurtech-here-stay

https://www.itij.com/story/114711/zika-alert-vietnam