- Created by: ZoeRowley
- Created on: 30-04-21 11:15
- What is a Controller?
- What is a Processor?
- What responsibilities does a Processor have under GDPR?
- What is Ransomware?
- What is Malware?
A data controller is a person, company, or other body that determines the purpose and means of personal data processing (this can be determined alone, or jointly with another person/company/body). For the official GDPR definition of “data controller”.
Processor means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Ransomware is a type of cryptovirology malware that attackers use to block access to victim data until a ransom is paid. In addition, some ransomware allows hackers to publish the victim's data if they do not receive the ransom. Simpler ransomware attacks may not be difficult to reverse.
Malware is the collective name for a number of malicious software variants, including viruses, ransomware and spyware. Shorthand for malicious software, malware typically consists of code developed by cyberattackers, designed…