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Data Protection Steps Required as the Brexit Transition Ends

Brexit Data Protection

After 30th December 2020, the Brexit transition period will end. This has implications for the transfer of personally identifiable information (PII) out of the EU/EEA to the UK. To get around this the UK plans to reach an adequacy agreement with the EU so that things can continue pretty much as they are. By incorporating […]

Data Protection Officer Questions – Answered by a DPO

There are many questions around why a Data Protection Officer (DPO) is needed and what their role is in an organisation. In this post, I’ll answer common questions that have been asked by organisations seeking to comply with the GDPR and DPA and from those looking to take on a DPO role. What is the […]

More Data Protection Tips for the New Working Environment

WFH Data Protection Tips

As discussed in our previous blog post: 4 Working from Home Security Tips, many organization have changed the way they connect and communicate in their new working from home (WFH) environments. Therefore organisations must adjust data protection controls to account for changes that the pandemic has brought in our new working environments. The development of COVID-19 […]

Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’

Data Protection

Are you fully compliant to the GDPR and DPA 2018? Can you prove it? Want to learn more on how to ensure evidence of compliance? If so, this webinar is for you.   Register for the webinar: Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’ The session covers: Data protection due diligence. How much is enough? […]

Webinar: How to Conduct a DPIA

DPIA

What is a Data Privacy Impact Assessment? When do you need to conduct one? Join us for this pragmatic and informative webinar hosted by our Data Privacy & Protection expert, Ursula Baye. Ursula discusses the goals and objectives of this critical data protection requirement. She walks you through a simple step-by-step demonstration of how to […]

Webinar: What Data Flow Mapping Looks Like and How to Start

Data Flow Mapping Webinar

Both the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require organisations to document how they process and transfer personal data from one location to another. And it’s the first critical step in conducting a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) to identify and address the associated security risks in this process. Join […]

When Should You Conduct a DPIA?

DPIA

Sometimes we get in the mode of doing something out of procedure without a true understanding of why it’s important and the true benefit of the process. Such is the case with the DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessments) which is pivotal to GDPR compliance. In general, conducting a DPIA will improve awareness in your organisation […]

How to Stay Compliant with the GDPR After Brexit

GDPR Brexit No Deal

With Brexit-no-deal staring us in the face, the big question for the future is what happens next? The UK Government has stated its’ plans to keep the GDPR regulation “as-is” after it has left the Union; therefore companies are advised to maintain compliance with both the GDPR and the UK DPA 2018 even if they […]

2020 Trends that will Dominate Data Privacy

2019 brought a great deal of focus on data privacy; not to mention the variety of new government regulations. With cyber-attacks on the rise not only in size but in sophistication and cost, data privacy remains a very relevant topic. And attacks aren’t going away – an increase of 72% in the average cost of […]

Top challenges for the CISO in 2020

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Being a CISO in today’s rapidly changing and evolving technological landscape is no easy task. Add to that the constant and increasing threat of attack by rapidly more sophisticated and devious malicious actors and you begin to understand the talk of sleepless nights, high attrition and incredibly high-stress rates attributed to the profession. Like fighting […]

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