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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GDPR: Crackdowns and conflict on personal privacy 0

The lack of consensus between regimes makes compliance tricky to navigate For years, citizens and consumers across the world have cheerfully handed over vast amounts of personal in­formation to business

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Personal data must be safe from prying eyes 0

By Mike Shaw, Enforcement Group Manager. Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Most people are familiar with this phrase, but what is its relevance in the world of

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Cybersecurity Training Isn’t The Complete Solution 0

Cyber security training firms continue to stress the importance of educating employees in order to minimise the risk of cyber threats. ‘Staff’, they argue, ‘are both your company’s greatest asset

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ICO Grants Programme supports independent research into four privacy and data protection challenges 0

Innovative new research into children’s online privacy and also medical data sharing and consent has been funded by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). New digital tools protecting pseudonymised data and

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Cash Converters reveals customer data breach 0

High Street pawnbroker Cash Converters has warned customers about a data breach on its website. The company said customer usernames, passwords and addresses had potentially been accessed by a third

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5 Ways GDPR Will Change Marketing Forever 0

With GDPR just months away, the digital marketing world is on the precipice of a dramatic transformation. On May 18, 2018, brands will have to fall in line with an

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Nursing auxiliary fined for unlawfully accessing patient records 0

A nursing auxiliary has been fined for accessing a patient’s medical records without a valid legal reason. Marian Waddell, 61, was working at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport when

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Microsoft Releases Preview of GDPR Compliance Dashboard 0

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation is set to go into effect in a little over six months, Microsoft’s cloud customers can start evaluating their readiness now. After

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Thought of the Day: Will DPOs get the blame if there is a data breach? 0

Being the Data Protection Officer of a company is a big responsibility. But what happens if there’s a data breach at a company – will the DPO be fired? Clearly,

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