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Data Protection by Design and Default Explained

Data by Design and default

Previously known as ‘privacy by design’, “data protection by design and default” has always been part of the UK Data Protection Law. But the key change is with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now making it a legal requirement. The GDPR requires you to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to implement […]

Webinar: Data Protection by Design & Default

Do you understand the principle of Data Protection by Design & Default? Does your organisation adhere to this much over-looked data protection requirement? If not, you aren’t alone.   Register for the webinar: How to Implement Data Protection by Design & Default DATE: Thursday, 7 May 2020 TIME: 2 pm (GMT) – 45 minutes; plus 15 […]

Webinar: How to Conduct a DPIA

DPIA Webinar

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 will discuss the goals and objectives of this critical data protection requirement. She’ll walk you through a simple step-by-step demonstration of how […]

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 […]

Will ISO 27701 be the new certification trend for GDPR?

ISO 27701 GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have come into force in 2018 but 2019 was the dominating year for it. Last year, we saw companies put more effort into not only achieving GDPR compliance but into actively maintaining it. This is harder to do than it might seem — as just one mistake can result in a […]

Top challenges for the CISO in 2020

an image of a ciso talking to a member of staff

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 […]

No, it won’t automatically make you GDPR compliant, but it will help…

If you’re about to embark on the journey to ISO 27001, or if you’ve achieved the certification and are now in the process of maintaining it, then the new privacy information management extension to ISO 27001 could be something you may want to consider. It was purposefully developed to address and assist organisations in meeting […]

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