Iceland gets sweeping new personal data control laws

Iceland has become the latest country to give its citizens more rights over their personal data. A new privacy act, based on Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came into force last week. It gives Icelanders significant new powers over their personal data, including the right to know who is using their information, how it … Continue reading Iceland gets sweeping new personal data control laws

Timehop data breach: why holding personal information centrally must end

Twenty-one million users have had their personal data stolen after Timehop, an app that connects to social media profiles to resurface old picture and posts, was hacked. The stolen data, mainly names and email addresses, was taken in an attack on the app's cloud environment on July 4. Around a fifth of users - around … Continue reading Timehop data breach: why holding personal information centrally must end

Going ‘under the hood’ of digi.me with our CTO and development team

We tell you a lot about digi.me, our vision, our product and all the great things happening around that. What we don't talk about so much is how we build the tech that makes that happen. Gavin Ray, our CTO, is fixing that - with a series of teechnical briefings that take you under the … Continue reading Going ‘under the hood’ of digi.me with our CTO and development team

Digi.me comes 4th in the Dutch Government’s personal data hackathon

Digi.me is delighted to have won fourth prize in the Dutch Government’s personal data hackathon. The “Regie op Gegevens” (translated as “Own and Control your own Data”) Interior Ministry’s Policy group were impressed with the new Dutch Government app digi.me built. A redesign of their existing app, it enabled digi.me integration and the key value … Continue reading Digi.me comes 4th in the Dutch Government’s personal data hackathon

We’re proud to be sponsoring the Australian British FinTech Cyber Catalyst 2018

A delegation of more than 60 Australian FinTech and cyber security industry leaders - including digi.me's ANZAC partner Joanne Cooper of ID Exchange - will visit London next week to take part in a program of events and activities with governments, regulators and investors Following the recent announcement of the Australian FinTech Bridge, which allows … Continue reading We’re proud to be sponsoring the Australian British FinTech Cyber Catalyst 2018

Lessons on entrepreneurship from Julian Ranger (featuring Wile. E. Coyote and Road Runner)

As part of the recent Startup Iceland conference, our Founder and Executive Chairman Julian Ranger shared the lessons he has learned as an entrepreneur. He told the assembled crowd that he had been lucky enough to be an entrepreneur almost since he left home at 16. One of the most important things, he said, was … Continue reading Lessons on entrepreneurship from Julian Ranger (featuring Wile. E. Coyote and Road Runner)

ITC Infotech and digi.me announce strategic partnership

ITC Infotech and digi.me have announced a strategic partnership to deliver solutions that not only provide the end user with a single view of all their data but also put them in complete control of that data and its sharing rights. ITC Infotech, a global scale full-service provider of technology solutions and a fully-owned subsidiary … Continue reading ITC Infotech and digi.me announce strategic partnership