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Our Pick of the Week: The Essential Guide to GDPR 0

This week’s top resource is ‘The Essential Guide to GDPR’.  This document provides a summary of the GDPR, its impact and how to be compliant. There is a focus on

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Thought of the Day: Is the GDPR just ‘a flash in the pan’? 0

With all the commotion over the General Data Protection Regulation deadline and companies working on projects to get everything into place in time, it would be easy to think that

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Thought of the Day: What do I charge for a Subject Access Request? 0

Currently under the Data Protection Act 1998, individuals can make a Subject Access Request (SAR) in writing to an organisation to request any information they hold about that individual. Organisations

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Our Pick of the Week: Data Protection Infographic by the European Commission 0

Our favourite GDPR resource this week is this infographic by the European Commission which summarises the data protection requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and how this applies to

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Thought of the Day: Is including genetic and biometric data in the GDPR over the top? 0

It’s unlikely that hackers, or anyone, will be able to make much use of stolen genetic or biometric data… right? So why is it included in the GDPR and specified

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Thought of the Day: Is it ok to share login details and passwords at work? 0

It’s probably general knowledge and work rules that you shouldn’t share your login details with others, but is it important to actually follow this? In the past week Nadine Dorries,

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Thought of the Day: Is the ICO doing enough? 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s regulator for data protection. They will be responsible for enforcing the GDPR and supporting companies in being compliant. The ICO’s website provides information

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Thought of the Day: Is it time for a professional GDPR Qualification? 0

With the Data Protection Officer role becoming a necessity for many companies and more Data Protection staff required, should there be an official GDPR qualification available for professionals? There are

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Thought of the day: Could the GDPR eradicate data breaches? 0

The introduction of the GDPR means that companies will need to step up their game to protect client data, to be compliant and to avoid penalties of up to €20

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The Yahoo hack just got worse. Can companies really prevent hacking or identify breaches? 0

Yahoo had estimated that approximately 1 billion Yahoo users had been affected by a hack in August 2013. It now seems that all 3 billion user accounts at the time

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