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PII capturing websites still applying poor security measures one year after GDPR

May 13, 2019

One year after the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, 1 in 10 PII capturing websites belonging to the top 10 UK financial services organizations are still doing so without adequate security measures, potentially breaching GDPR guidelines, RiskIQ has discovered.

Across 48,949 active websites, RiskIQ research found that out of 4,512 sites capturing PII through data entry points accessible by site visitors, 11.5 percent of these sites (522 sites) are capturing PII insecurely. This equates to an average of 52 sites per organization.

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