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  • Meetings

    Balancing a warm corporate welcome and GDPR


    Worth £193bn annually to the UK economy, face-to-face business remains king, so how can UK organisations strike the right balance between a smooth check-in for visitors and meeting the forthcoming GDPR requirements?

  • Computer Animation

    PSD2: Are you ready for strong customer authentication (SCA)?


    Let’s start with the basics, The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) was officially published by the European Commission in December 2015 and follows on from the First Payment Services Directive (PSD1), which was implemented in 2009.

  • Technology GDPR Compliance

    Five added benefits of GDPR compliance


    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will bring about a massive overhaul in data protection laws for EU citizens when it goes into effect on May 25, 2018.

  • School Chalk Board

    How can schools ensure they are GDPR compliant?


    The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is replacing the current Data Protection Act (DPA) and is set to strengthen and unify all data held within an organisation.

  • questions

    GDPR: What can you prove?


    Within the immense framework that is GDPR, there is one clause that invokes a topic in the security community that is particularly interesting, though not very much fun: audit logging. When you read Article 30 that covers “Records of Processing” you see that data processors and controllers need to be able to show how and when data was processed and be able to prove it. Typically this comes in the form of some type of application or security log that provides an audit trail of the actions taken against data from the time of its creation to its erasure.

  • Files

    GDPR Subject Access Requests


    Handling subject access requests (“SAR”) effectively and within the legal timeframe remains a challenge for many employers especially where SARs are becoming increasingly onerous

  • The human brain

    Dealing with subject access requests under GDPR


    Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which will come into force on 25 May 2018, individuals will benefit from heightened rights in terms of their ability to request and access personal data from any entities holding such data about them.

  • Data masking hacker

    Data masking: Anonymisation or pseudonymisation?


    Among the arsenal of IT security techniques available, pseudonymisation or anonymisation is highly recommended by the GDPR regulation. Such techniques reduce risk and assist “data processors” in fulfilling their data compliance regulations.

  • Video Conferencing Privacy

    How to keep video conferencing GDPR compliant


    The countdown to GDPR is on. The legislation marks a crackdown in terms of where data is stored in the cloud, with stricter fines for businesses in breach of those regulations.

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    Elizabeth Denham’s Full Speech on Cyber Security and Data Protection


    Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner, ICO talked about how cyber security and data protection are inextricably linked in her speech at the CBI Cyber Security Conference on 13 September 2017.

  • Data Security

    8 tips to securely dispose of your end of life data assets


    In preparation of GDPR, it is vital that your business has a process in place to securely and responsibly dispose of end of life data assets. 

  • Laptop Project

    How to manage a GDPR project


    Compliance with the GDPR is likely to be a key project for many companies, especially the far reaching nature of the requirements under the GDPR and potential fines for non-compliance of up to 4% of annual worldwide turnover.

  • data access control

    The five essentials of data access control


    Organisations now have under a year to prepare for the introduction of the general data protection regulations. One action that needs to be prioritised is establishing clear and secure user access to any data that the organisation holds.

  • GDPR Compliance Responsibilities

    GDPR compliance: Where does the responsibility lie?


    The natural assumption ahead of GDPR implementation is that businesses and service providers have, or are, taking steps to ensure that their systems and processes are compliant.

  • key

    GDPR: What landlords and letting agents need to know


    Data protection is about to change dramatically with the introduction of the GDPR, and the housing sector needs to be aware of the implications.

  • Server

    GDPR and storage limitation: time to update your data retention policy?


    The gist of the storage limitation principle under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) (Art 5(1)(e)) isn’t materially different to the existing principle under the Data Protection Directive. In a nutshell, personal data should not be retained longer than necessary, in relation to the purpose for which such data is processed.

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    Guidelines and consequences for non-compliance


    Even though enforcement doesn’t begin until May 2018, there are some key questions every organisation should be asking itself as the enforcement day approaches.

  • GDPR Compliance

    Five ways technology accelerates GDPR compliance


    You may already be familiar with the GDPR. Indeed, you may be working right now on a compliance strategy to target the Regulation. Or maybe there’s still a lot of work to be done: research last year indicated that just 46 percent of organisations are highly confident that they’ll be ready by the implementation date and 88 percent report technological challenges.

  • Computer Keys

    Why communication is vital during a cyber-attack


    Cyber-attacks are a constant threat to organisations. Cloud-based communications platforms can help an organisation improve emergency communications and recover from the effects of a cyber-attack.