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FREE 1-on-1 with our GDPR Expert 0

GDPR Associates 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 across the UK and our experts in Identity, Encryption and

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 8

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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DOWNLOAD: Project One Trust in Transformation 0

On 25th May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force signalling the arrival of the most all-encompassing privacy and protection legislation ever created. A GDPR change programme will cut across every business unit and system,

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

Company previously fined for making nuisance calls is prosecuted for failing to change its ways 0

A company that has already been fined for making nuisance calls has now been prosecuted in a criminal court for continuing to break the law. Direct Choice Home Improvements Limited was given a £50,000 civil monetary penalty by the Information

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

Featured Event: GDPR & ePrivacy Conference 0

GDPR & ePrivacy Conference GDPR Associates are pleased to promote this exciting event being hosted by our partner Executive Leaders Network. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018 more than 50 per cent of companies will still not be

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

Cybersecurity Salaries 7% Up In 2018 0

Salaries for cybersecurity specialists are set to rise by 7% this year, according to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey. That will be the highest wage raise among IT professionals, the recruitment consultancy claimed, with the increase across all roles

NHS Trusts Failed Cyber Security Assessment 0

Every single one of the 200 British NHS trusts so far assessed for cyber security resilience has failed an onsite assessment, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee were told on 5th February. There are, a total of 236 trusts and

GDPR – Processing Personal Data 0

Under both the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”) organisations must ensure there is a lawful basis for processing personal data. If there is no lawful basis for processing, the processing should not take

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