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Thought of the Day: GDPR and the rights of children 0

It’s funny to think that many of today’s children have never known a time without the internet! Most adults will remember the introduction of the internet as something useful for communicating and researching, and seen it evolve and become a

Thought of the Day: What elements should be considered for data flow mapping? 0

The GDPR requires companies to map their data flows to assess their privacy risks. This will help to identify gaps between the current processes and the requirements under the new Regulation. Here are some of the key elements to successfully

Thought of the Day: What does the FCA have to do with the GDPR? 0

Companies from various industries have to follow all of the rules and regulations that are relevant to their field. The GDPR will apply to the vast majority of industries as most companies handle customer data in some form. The Financial

Thought of the Day: Is the GDPR a box ticking exercise? 0

When it comes to following rules and regulations, it could be easy to think that companies can simply find a list of things to complete and check them off. However, there’s more to it than that for the General Data

Thought of the Day: The GDPR deadline is approaching 0

With May 25 looming nearby, it’s time for companies to start thinking about the reality of how the General Data Protection Regulation will affect them. Companies should be well on the way to being compliant in time and implementing the

Thought of the Day: Stolen data and online fraud 0

One of the purposes of data protection is to prevent accidental data losses and data being stolen. Why? There are lots of reasons for protecting data – from confidentiality requirements to prevent insider dealing through to preventing identity fraud where

Thought of the Day: Krack attacks – How secure is WiFi? 0

It turns out that any device that uses WiFi could be susceptible to being accessed by attackers, who could eavesdrop on all traffic being sent over the network. This could include sensitive information like credit card numbers, passwords or emails.

Thought of the Day: When will a major cyber-attack on the UK happen? 0

Ciaran Martin, head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, has said that it is a matter of time before the UK faces a major cyber-attack. Although the UK has faced a number of significant cyber-attacks, so far there has

Thought of the Day: Fined for appointing a Data Protection Officer? 0

The General Data Protection Regulation will require many organisations to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). But, you must remember that there are specific requirements for who is appointed as the DPO. Violating these requirements could result in the lower

Thought of the Day: What would a £400,000 fine be under the GDPR? 0

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 following a cyber attack in 2015. Hackers were able to access the personal data of over three million customers and one thousand employees. Currently, the maximum fine the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) can impose

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