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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EVENTS: Upcoming in November 2017 0

What’s coming up in the GDPR and data protection world over the next couple of weeks?   TRAINING EVENT: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – The Basics November 15 @

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Do you know how much of your personal data online services hold? 0

In March 2017 Judith Duportail, a German reporter, requested a copy of all of her personal data held by the dating service Tinder. She is entitled to do so under

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Upcoming Events in October 2017 0

European Cyber Threat Summit – October 24th Now in our seventh year, this year’s Cyber Threat Summit will have a very European focus. The largest event of it’s kind, it

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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

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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

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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.

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If Yahoo couldn’t prevent a massive breach, then who can? 1

It took years for Yahoo to identify the breach of over a billion users during 2013 and 2014. Given that Yahoo is a massive international technology company with enough money

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To report or not report? 0

Imagine next year, after the General Data Protection Regulation is enforced, a company identifies that there has been a data breach. They know they SHOULD report it… but what would

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Are companies being set up to breach the GDPR? 0

It’s unlikely that 100% of all companies affected by the General Data Protection Regulation will be fully prepared for the legal requirements by May 2018. Although many larger companies may

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