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    How will GDPR affect employee data?

    2018-05-29T09:14:00Z

    In this second of our series of GDPR blogs, we explore how creative agencies need to be aware of GDPR in terms of the information that they hold on employees.

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    Board Director of DMA discusses consent versus legitimate interests

    2018-04-30T09:36:00Z

    Speaking at the GDPR Summit London, Julia Porter, from the DMA, grappled with the thorny topic of consent versus legitimate interests. It’s a crucial issue concerning marketers and GDPR.

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    Employee rights under GDPR

    2018-04-27T11:47:00Z

    Personal data means all data concerning individuals and that means not only customers, but, for example, suppliers and staff. At the recent GDPR Summit London, GDPR and the rights of employees came up time and time again, but a panel discussion uncovered some important lessons.

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    Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: surviving the mindset revolution

    2018-04-16T16:02:00Z

    I bet you never thought taking one of those innocuous Facebook quizzes would lead to the election of Donald Trump?

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    GDPR deep dive: how to implement the ‘right to be forgotten’

    2018-04-11T12:04:00Z

    For banks and other financial institutions one of the key challenges of GDPR will be how to implement the right to erasure (a.k.a. the right to be forgotten). 

  • Healthcare
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    What do healthcare organisations need to consider when preparing for GDPR?

    2018-04-09T16:13:00Z

    As we know the new rules brought in by GDPR will reinforce current legislation with the addition of some new requirements. Any organisation, including those in the healthcare sector, controlling or processing personally identifiable data will need to comply with GDPR.

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    GDPR: Changing the ways businesses interact with their customers

    2018-03-28T13:32:00Z

    From 25 May 2018 the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) will be replaced by The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and it will bring important changes to the ways data is stored and processed by businesses.

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    The 7 elements of GDPR software security compliance

    2018-03-28T12:01:00Z

    By now, you’re probably aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming. Taking effect on May 25, 2018, GDPR aims to unify the European Union (EU) on common data protection practices. Bringing more control and higher standards, this regulation will affect how firms gather, store, and use data pertaining to EU residents.

  • Back to School
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    Why all teachers and staff must be ready for GDPR

    2018-03-26T11:33:00Z

    Schools have their own special set of challenges when preparing for GDPR and imminent EU rules will radically change the way all organisations have to look after personal data.

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    Return fraud and fake receipts up for sale on the deep & dark web

    2018-03-23T12:34:00Z

    As online sales in the UK rose by 3.6% in 2017, there is an ongoing need for online retailers to enhance their customer experience and in turn sustain rapid growth.

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    The impact of GDPR on the technology sector

    2018-03-19T11:52:00Z

    According to report by PORT.im, the majority of UK companies are still unaware of their responsibilities when it comes to the protection of personal identifiable information under GDPR and the technology sector is no different.

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    The data protection directive versus the GDPR

    2018-03-06T14:23:00Z

    When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, it will replace the Data Protection Directive (DPD) – becoming enforceable by May 25, 2018. The following is a detailed explanation of the differences between the DPD and the GDPR.

  • GDPR and the recruitment industry
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    What does GDPR mean for the recruitment industry?

    2018-03-05T14:09:00Z

    Though data breaches may grab the most headlines, becoming GDPR compliant goes much broader than just taking them more seriously.

  • Privacy
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    Personal data breaches: the responsibility of the data processor

    2018-02-23T12:22:00Z

    One of the aims of GDPR is “accountability” and this is emphasised when it comes to personal data breaches – that is breaches of security which lead to damage. The potential damage is clearly illustrated in Recital 85 of the GDPR to include “discrimination, identity theft or fraud, financial loss, unauthorised reversal of pseudonymisation, damage to reputation, loss of confidentiality”.

  • Information Lifecycle
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    GDPR and the information lifecycle

    2018-02-14T09:26:00Z

    I’m keen to change the perception that General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will act as a drag on organisations. I also want to avoid others falling into the trap of thinking the only inducement for an organisation to comply is to avoid a fine.

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    How do business cards sit with GDPR?

    2018-02-08T14:52:00Z

    Think back to the last business event you attended. You likely met new contacts and at some point may have said, “Here, drop me a line,” reaching into your pocket to produce your details embossed on a flashy, tactile card.

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    Don’t let your cache be your GDPR weak point

    2018-02-07T14:30:00Z

    Every system has its weak point. Remember when Luke Skywalker bulls-eyed a small thermal exhaust port with proton torpedos, causing a chain reaction that blew up the Death Star? Okay, it’s an extreme (and fictitious) example. However it reminds us that we must be vigilant about protecting small parts of our IT infrastructure, including the cache.

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    GDPR and Google Analytics

    2018-02-01T10:24:00Z

    Many businesses use Google Analytics as their only web analytics tool and are very happy with it.

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    Open banking and GDPR, is there a clash?

    2018-01-18T15:09:00Z

    Open banking is here, that means you can give third parties access to the data held about you by your bank. GDPR is to be enforceable come May of this year, this regulation protects customer privacy. But is there a clash between the two regulations?

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    10 ways cybersecurity will evolve in the next five years

    2018-01-01T17:26:00Z

    Looking back just 10 years, the cyber threat landscape is almost unrecognisable. Back then most IT security threats were unsophisticated malware programs (mostly viruses, worms or trojans) written by people whose main aim was simply to cause trouble.