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FREE 1-on-1 with our GDPR Expert 0

GDPR Institut will provide a limited set of FREE OF CHARGE conference calls with one of our GDPR Experts. This will provide you the opportunity to have a dialogue on your specific GDPR related issues and queries and to ask

Pushfor: The rapid spread of the Wannacry Virus 0

If the NHS admitted a patient suspected with a highly contagious virus then the patient is immediately fitted with a mask and put into quarantine.  The patient is not wheeled around from ward to ward to infect as many other

Events: GDPR On Tour – The Clinic 0

GEMALTO: GDPR On Tour. The Clinic. Our GDPR clinic is touring the country, providing practical advice that will get you prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Meet Gemalto acro… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log

BIG MISTAKE: 1 in 4 UK businesses have CANCELLED preparations for GDPR 9

Study finds a quarter of UK businesses are no longer preparing for GDPR as they mistakenly believe they won’t have to comply because of Brexit ‘For so many businesses to be cancelling preparations is a big concern because this regulation

Britain’s Home Secretary Enters the Encryption Debate 0

An analysis of British Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s call, in response to last week’s terrorist attack in London, for law enforcement and intelligence services to gain access to encrypted communications services, such as WhatsApp, leads the latest edition of the

Apple denies hackers holding millions of iPhones, iCloud accounts ransom 7

Apple reassures customers that none of its systems have been breached, dismissing hackers’ claims that millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts are at risk of being wiped. Apple says none of its systems have been breached and denies that hackers

Russian Spies, Two Others, Indicted in Yahoo Hack 2

Two of the four individuals indicted for hacking Yahoo in 2014, exposing 500 million user accounts, work for a Russian intelligence service unit that the FBI collaborates with on international cybercrime investigations. The Justice Department announced March 15 the indictments

Garante issues highest EU sanction on record 0

At the top of the latest news on data protection there is a wide-ranging sanctioning initiative of the Italian data protection authority. The Garante, Italy’s data protection authority, has issued the five highest sanctions in its history, in fact, the

Experts Pick: Cyber threats are evolving and so must your defences 0

Digital transformation is not a new subject. Technology driven evolution of business to develop more efficient ways of interacting with customers and produce products is fuelling business change. As o… This contect is protected for subscribers only. Please log in

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Will the GDPR really affect companies based outside of the EU? 0

We know that the General Data Protection Regulation has an extraterritorial effect, meaning that it will apply to companies based outside of the EU if they hold the data of any EU citizen. But do the foreign companies know that?

Where will regulators focus first? 0

Will regulators wait for companies to ‘confess’ their data breaches? Or will they actively seek out companies that are not compliant? I’m sure no company wants to be the first company to come forwar… This contect is protected for subscribers

Updated Equifax statement 0

Updated ICO statement in response to Equifax cyber attack. Source:

Should the GDPR expect companies to know if they’ve had a data breach? 0

There have been a number of big data breaches in recent years, including Yahoo, TalkTalk and, most recently, Equifax. In each of these cases, it seems the companies were not aware of the breach at the time it happened, a

Firm fined £350,000 for making record 146 million nuisance calls 0

A company behind a record high 146 million illegal calls about PPI has been fined £350,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Source:

Data Breaches – Are we all doomed? 0

As the Equifax data breach and associated insider trading fiasco continues to evolve, it threatens to be the most damaging and all encompassing data breach of all time. It has been widely reported … This contect is protected for subscribers

Dirwy o £350,000 i gwmni am wneud 146 miliwn o alwadau niwsans – y nifer fwyaf erioed 0

Mae cwmni sy’n gyfrifol am y nifer fwyaf erioed o alwadau anghyfreithlon ynghylch PPI, sef 146 miliwn, wedi cael dirwy o £350,000 gan Swyddfa’r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth (ICO). Source:

What kind of penalty would Equifax have faced under the GDPR? 0

Following a massive data breach at US company Equifax, it is estimated that the personal details of up to 44 million Britons may have been stolen. Equifax is a US credit rating firm and its UK subsidiary companies represent British

Statement on the Data Protection Bill 0

Elizabeth Denham statement on the Data Protection Bill. Source:

EVENT: Privacy & Data Protection Summit – Berlin, November 16 – 17 0

November 16 – November 17 We are pleased to announce the launch of the Privacy & Data Protection summit that will take place on 16-17 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany. This summit will provid… This contect is protected for subscribers

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