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Thought of the Day: How will the ICO cope? 0

The GDPR brings new responsibilities to companies in the UK, which also brings additional and new responsibilities for the UK’s regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office. These aren’t minor tweaks to

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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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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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Is it fair to target companies instead of hackers? 0

The GDPR can penalise companies up to €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover for certain infringements and data breaches.  Regulatory bodies will investigate infringements to ascertain the level

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Germany – New law adopted to implement the GDPR 0

Germany – New law adopted to implement the GDPR The German Federal Council has now approved a new Federal Data Protection Act (“new FDPA”) which will replace its existing law

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Thought of the day: Could the GDPR eradicate data breaches? 0

The introduction of the GDPR means that companies will need to step up their game to protect client data, to be compliant and to avoid penalties of up to €20

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Recruiting Candidates in Europe? Familiarize Yourself with the Updated GDPR Requirements 0

Recruiting Candidates in Europe? Familiarize Yourself with the Updated GDPR Requirements By Mahe Bayireddi October 20, 2017 If you’re recruiting candidates in Europe, you have until May 25, 2018, to

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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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The Yahoo hack just got worse. Can companies really prevent hacking or identify breaches? 0

Yahoo had estimated that approximately 1 billion Yahoo users had been affected by a hack in August 2013. It now seems that all 3 billion user accounts at the time

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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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