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    The importance of consent and privacy when deploying voice biometrics

    2019-06-24T17:55:00Z

    In a recent discussion with an acquaintance the following question was posed; would it bother you if a biometric template of yourself, any biometric at all, was stored by a third-party, be that a bank, healthcare provider, government agency or any other responsible entity?

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    The importance of securing customer data over the phone

    2019-04-25T19:32:00Z

    Ensuring the safety of customers’ financial data is a priority in an era of ever-tighter regulations and increasing pressure. Breaches of credit card details, passwords or bank account information have sadly been a common occurrence in recent years – 2018 alone saw several major airline companies suffer cyber-attacks leading to thousands of customers falling victim to the theft of their financial details.

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    BYOD and GDPR: Managing the compliance conundrum

    2019-01-11T20:05:00Z

    Today’s employees want the freedom to work from any location and any device at any time of day. These individuals are increasingly using their personal ‘smart’ mobile devices to conduct business.

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    The risks and rewards of making CCTV comply with the GDPR

    2019-01-07T12:36:00Z

    The UK is one of the most watched nations in the world. Our research suggests there are up to eight million CCTV cameras installed, while others suggesting that there is least one camera for every ten people. Together they collect many petabytes (a petabyte is equal to 1,000,000 gigabytes) of data every single hour, all of which is subject to the GDPR.

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    What does ERP have to do with GDPR?

    2019-01-04T15:35:00Z

    Getting company and customer data in order can seem like a daunting task, especially for those leaving it to the last minute. Up until last May, data protection laws haven’t changed much since the 90s, which is surprising given how much has changed with regard to our digital identities. From social media, to mailing lists, to the Internet of Things, many of us are leaving trails of our digital identity wherever we go.

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    Personal data protection in Turkey: The impact on business

    2018-11-08T16:38:00Z

    The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) finally came into force in May – as every business in Europe knows. Turkey has similar legislation, although some differences exist. 

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    Data Quality Management: the key to successfully implementing GDPR

    2018-10-15T15:56:00Z

    Data has a tremendous impact on the trajectory of an organisation as it relates to predicting customer behaviours and buying patterns, assisting with effective product management, providing organisations with competitor information and more.

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    The EU GDPR data encryption and decryption

    2018-09-19T12:22:00Z

    Secure Chorus Chairman Elisabetta Zaccaria discusses the enhanced data privacy rights introduced by the EU General Data Protection Regulation and their impact on encryption methods for secure communication in enterprise.

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    The data ethics of GDPR are changing

    2018-09-12T15:11:00Z

    Data presents us with many opportunities, whether commercial or in simply making our daily lives more efficient. But because these opportunities generally rely on various forms of personal data, there is of course an unavoidable question of data ethics.

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    GDPR & Israeli privacy law: key differences

    2018-09-04T14:31:00Z

    Due to recent changes in global privacy and data protection laws, certain entities may be subject to both Israeli data protection laws and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). 

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    GDPR: what does it mean for direct mail?

    2018-08-28T15:13:00Z

    The dust is beginning to settle and we are slowly exiting the grey GDPR cloud. 

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    Secure data sharing: How to reduce compliance risks

    2018-08-27T12:43:00Z

    Making consumer and sensitive data more secure has been top of the agenda for business leaders and managers in a wide range of sectors since GDPR was announced.

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    How GDPR is shaping global data protection

    2018-08-24T16:38:00Z

    At the end of last year, the EU accounted for around 15% of the world’s trade in goods. Under GDPR, any organisation that processes data relating to any individual, not only in the EU but in the economic area, must adhere to the rules that make up GDPR.

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    GDPR: What it means for customer payments data

    2018-08-08T14:40:00Z

    There’s been a lot of buzz around the recently introduced General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and many businesses are unsure of the steps to take in relation to their payment data.

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    Outsourcing the role of a data protection officer: is it worth it?

    2018-07-25T15:15:00Z

    Under the GDPR, there are certain circumstances where an organisation must employ the services of a data protection officer (DPO), but that does not necessarily mean taking on a full-time employee, outsourcing the role is possible. But is it worth it?

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    Why should you train all your staff on GDPR?

    2018-07-18T15:41:00Z

    The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect 2 months ago and making sure staff are appropriately trained is essential. The UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talked about creating a culture of data protection which “pervades the whole organisation.” This is expected under GDPR.

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    GDPR: What does it mean for the media industry?

    2018-07-16T17:39:00Z

    Is the media industry taking sufficient action to meet the requirements GDPR?

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    Capturing consent and signing contracts

    2018-07-05T15:03:00Z

    On May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became the main legal framework for data protection in the EU. The new laws apply to any company offering goods or services to EU citizens and managing personal data.

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    The importance of BYOD policies in managing data protection risks and compliance

    2018-07-03T16:30:00Z

    A survey carried out on more than 1,000 businesses by the Ponemon Institute in April, found that more than half of those companies said they wouldn’t be compliant by the new GDPR legislation deadline.

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    What GDPR means for the insurance industry

    2018-06-29T13:45:00Z

    The introduction of the GDPR will make a significant impact on the insurance industry, both within and outside Europe.