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PRESS RELEASE: WHAT IS GDPR? - GDPR Advisory Board

GDPR — a go-to, idiot proof one pager by the GDPR Advisory Board  For those wondering what this GDPR business is all about... from a team of real GDPR guru’s at the very helpful GDPR Advisory Board. GDPR. You might have heard these...

Cybersecurity Series: Incident Management

The majority of organisations are now working on the assumption that some kind of cybersecurity incident is inevitable at some point… So the worst happens, and you have had one of those fabled cyber security breaches that you thought only...

Cybersecurity Series: Identifying Cybersecurity Breaches

  Cybersecurity issues, when reported in the press, are often accompanied by some alarming figures: the NHS’ cancellation of thousands of appointments and operations in the wake of a ransomware attack; the loss of millions of customers...

Facebook reveals privacy principles

With so little time until the implementation of GDPR, companies are rushing to get their house in order. With fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual turnover for non-compliance, the bigger the business the bigger the risk. So when it comes to social...

Cyber-attack results in £400,000 fine for Carphone Warehouse

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the Carphone Warehouse for major inadequacies in its data security, which resulted in a cyber-attack that lasted for over a week. More than 18,000 customers were compromised in the breach,...

Article 29 Working Party reviews EU-US Privacy Shield

The Privacy Shield, a framework which governs and legitimises transatlantic data flows between the EU and the US, has been accused of not providing sufficient protection to the rights and freedoms of EU citizens. The European Commission recently completed...

New 'GDPR for the Marketer' e-learning, in association with CIM

Online training expert, Me Learning, working with leading data privacy legal team at Clayden Law and in collaboration with The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), has today launched ‘GDPR for the Marketer’ – a must for anyone in...

Facing a future of more privacy and group action claims

We mentioned, in a number of our previous posts, that the coming GDPR changes present an increased risk of privacy litigation and ‘group actions’. The focus, to date, has tended to be on the significant fines, for non-compliance. However, the...

Morrisons ruled as vicariously liable for employee's data breach

It’s the story everyone in data protection is talking about. The High Court has ruled that an employer can be vicariously liable for an employee’s misuse of data, even when they can demonstrate that they’ve done as much as reasonably...

SQN Viewpoint: Opportunity or Threat? - Privacy, GDPR and Marketing

In this guest post Chris Ritchie, COO, SQN  offers his views. First published on the European Sponsorship Association blog  on 15th December 2017. As with many things in life, the answer to this question depends on your perspective. It...
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