GDPR

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DCMS Releases Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020

What’s New in Cyber Security? Published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020 seeks to help inform organisations about…


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What is the Punishment for Breaking the Data Protection Act?

Principles, GDPR and Failure to Comply The UK’s Data Protection Act 2018, which incorporates the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a major step forward for both…


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How Does the Data Protection Act Affect Businesses?

Rights, Obligations and Important Concepts The UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 was developed not only to significantly update the DPA 1998, and data protections fit for purpose in an increasingly…


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How Much Compensation for Breach of Data Protection Act?

Your Data Rights and Right to Compensation Under the UK’s data protection law, there are 7 main rights afforded to you. These rights pertain to many aspects of your data sovereignty, including…


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Is Information Stored in the Cloud Secure?

Is information stored in the cloud secure? It’s fair to say that 2019 was the year that cloud computing went mainstream, though despite many businesses willingness to migrate data away from local…


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What is Pseudonymisation?

Pseudonymised Information and Data Masking Explained The GDPR strongly recommends two principles be adhered to in relation to organisations and their data: anonymisation and pseudonymisation.…


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Human Rights and the Growing Surveillance Economy

Duopoly, Personal Data and the Tech Giants That Sell Your Secrets Human Rights and the Growing Surveillance Economy: Amnesty International has released a damning report into surveillance-based…


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The Cost of Poor Information Security

Facebook Agrees to Pay ICO’s £500,000 Fine Almost exactly twelve months after the ICO issued its £500,000 fine against Facebook, this news comes as a stark reminder that companies need to do all…


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General Data Protection Regulation

What does General Data Protection Regulation mean for my business? If you are a business owner, work in IT or handle customer or employee data there is a massive shake-up to data protection laws…