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Is it time that we began to think of the GDPR as an opportunity?

Is it time that we began to think of the GDPR as an opportunity?

Written by on November 22, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Mention the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR – and people generally throw their hands in the air. The established view is that it is overly restrictive, burdensome, and anyway no-one will be ready in time. And how are we meant to do business in that kind of environment? Oddly, individuals seem more prepared […]

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Time is running out for GDPR compliance, wherever you are

Time is running out for GDPR compliance, wherever you are

Written by on November 9, 2017 in Features, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The European Union, via the EU Commission, has enacted two key regulations relating to data processing; the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Network and Information Security Directive (NISD). While both came into force in April 2016, they will replace the Data Protection Directive on May 25, 2018. Here I will briefly summarize a few […]

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Under the GDPR rules, banks could be fined billions

Under the GDPR rules, banks could be fined billions

Written by on June 22, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

European banks face €4.6 billion in fines in first three years under new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) according to Consult Hyperion Report. A new study commissioned by security outfit AllClear ID, ‘GDPR – Banks, Breaches, and Billion Euro Fines’ forecasts that European financial institutions could face fines totaling €4.6 billion in the first three […]

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When companies have to reveal security breaches, will it be carnage out there?

When companies have to reveal security breaches, will it be carnage out there?

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

According to John Chambers, now Executive Chairman of Cisco, there are two types of companies: ‘those that have been hacked, and those who don’t know they have been hacked’. He actually said this some time ago, and it is becoming more and more relevant. With impending regulation that will force companies to reveal security breaches – at […]

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With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

Written by on May 19, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

“Keep Calm and Carry On” seems a fitting theme for the finally-published General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a new European wide legislation which is designed to give individuals greater control over their personal information. However, this is only the case if you’re one of the organisations already valuing customers’ data. Unfortunately, for too long, […]

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