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Where are we, post-GDPR go-live? 0

GDPR is now fully enforceable by the ICO, but just weeks before it became so, the business world seemed to be waiting with bated breath as marketers, technologists, lawyers and

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GDPR And The ‘Security By Compliance’ Mistake 0

For the past month, we have all been flooded with emails from vendors or website pop-ups with “privacy notice updates” about their awareness and intent to meet the May 25

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Why security and privacy by design are not a backlog item 0

Secure coding, security and privacy by design and default have never been part of the software development industry in any mainstream way. You only have to look at the OWASP

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Thought of the Day: Google and the right to be forgotten 0

In a recent landmark case, it was decided that Google must remove search results about a businessman’s criminal conviction. This could have wide-ranging repercussions. A similar claim by a different

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Thought of the Day: DPOs and the GDPR 0

When the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25 this year, Data Protection Officers (DPOs) will be mandatory for certain organisations. This includes organisations where the core

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Thought of the Day: Are we ready for the GDPR? 0

The enforcement date for the General Data Protection Regulation is looming ever closer. With all the build up and planning, is everyone ready? According to one government survey (released January

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Thought of the Day: Will all personal data breaches need to be reported to the ICO? 0

Currently, most personal data breach reporting is best practice but not compulsory. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, it will be mandatory to report a personal data breach if it’s

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Thought of the Day: Do we need Data Protection harmonisation? 0

One of the selling points for the General Data Protection Regulation is that it will harmonise data protection law across the European Union. What’s so good about that? At the

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Thought of the Day: Should brokers be allowed to sell consumer data? 0

Consumer data brokers collect and trade information collected from diverse online and offline sources. This includes information that is available publicly and also consumer data that can be bought or

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Thought of the Day: How many people do companies have data for? 0

Data is all around us, and individuals are creating more data all the time. Every time a person interacts with an online platform like Facebook or applies for a credit

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