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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

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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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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

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Is the GDPR an opportunity for companies to step up? 0

Instead of viewing the General Data Protection Regulation as a chore for companies to comply with, perhaps it is an opportunity to embrace improved data protection for all. Although the

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If Yahoo couldn’t prevent a massive breach, then who can? 0

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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The world post-GDPR: Yahoo data breach of over a billion users 0

The General Data Protection Regulation is expected to have a huge impact on data privacy standards across the EU, and possibly the globe. Hopefully we can expect to see fewer

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How big or small will the first GDPR fine be? 0

One of the biggest points to note about the General Data Protection Regulation is the potential of massive fines. It is certainly an eye-opener. But how much will the first

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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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Companies that will slip through the GDPR net 0

Is it worth EVERY company making an effort to meet all of the General Data Protection Regulation requirements? Being prepared requires allocating resources to research the requirements, carry out assessments

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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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