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Thought of the Day: Why hide a data breach? 0

It was announced yesterday that Uber (US) had tried to conceal a data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers around the world. Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete

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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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In Video: The 12 steps to GDPR Compliance 0

Our featured partner training partner, AssureData have released a series of films to examine the steps for GDPR Compliance. The 12 steps to GDPR Compliance from Jim Sneddon on Vimeo.

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Have consumers become de-sensitised to data breaches? 0

I wonder how many victims of the Yahoo hack thought about taking legal action against Yahoo. I imagine it was a very small proportion of the 3 billion account holders

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GDPR-ready? How US email marketers can avoid hefty new EU fines 0

GDPR-ready? How US email marketers can avoid hefty new EU fines This coming May, companies across the globe will be expected to comply with stiff European Union privacy rules. However,

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Better guidance for companies to comply with the GDPR? 0

Even if companies are aware of the GDPR coming up, many still seem to be lost on how to be compliant. It’s one thing to raise awareness about the Regulation,

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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? 1

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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