12 Months of GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law in the UK exactly one year ago, and this article reports on personal observations over 12 months. GDPR has created greater awareness of best practices for handling personal data because of the fear of financial penalties of up to 4% of annual turnover or 20,000,000 Euros, whichever is […]

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The paper data breach

In the digital age, businesses place much emphasis on protecting electronic data, but very little seems to have changed in the way of protecting data on paper. Here are a few examples: Charity – I am often approached on the street by a representative of a charity wanting monthly donations by direct debit. While listening […]

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The GDPR Challenge

Issues surrounding the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have been hot topics for some time, and many have said that 2018 will be all about GDPR and very little of anything else. A key question here is to what extent does the implementation of GDPR have the potential to reduce the overall level of security […]

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