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    Information Commissioner's Office updates their Data Protection guidance

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated their guidance on Subject Access Requests. Read more about the changes and how they affect your business.

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    GDPR One Year Anniversary

    In the year since it was introduced, how does the European Commission rate the progress of the GDPR?

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    What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment?

    Following recent updates to privacy legislation, businesses now need to build data protection into their products and processes right from the design stages.

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    What to expect in 2019

    A lot can happen in a year, from upgraded ISO Standards, to the UK’s exit from the EU and its subsequent changes to laws and regulations, here are just a few upcoming events to take note of for 2019.

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    How will data protection rules change after Brexit?

    It seems like the UK’s exit from the EU is just around the corner, and there are still so many questions on what will change and how businesses will be affected.

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    How the GDPR stole Christmas

    Since the GDPR came into force in May this year, there has been a lot of confusion and misconceptions surrounding the new regulations and how they apply to both businesses and individuals.

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    Information Security – Compliance and Certification

    Information security isn’t a brand-new subject, but rapid advances in technology over recent years have made it much more challenging for organisations to protect personal data. Find out how you can protect your business.

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    What is the role of a Data Protection Officer?

    With extra focus being placed on data protection in recent months, many organisations are left asking questions about their responsibilities toward it, especially over topics such as if they need to assign a Data Protection Officer. Find out more about this role and how it fits i

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    GDPR - Understanding your rights

    In today's digital world, almost every interaction you have with an organisation will involve the sharing of your personal data. Find out what rights you have when it comes to your personal data.

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    Does ISO 27001 provide GDPR Compliance

    Implementing the ISO 27001 Management System does not necessarily mean that you have fulfilled your responsibilities as a business handling personal data in accordance with the GDPR, but it does mean you're well on your way.

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    GDPR is now in effect

    Today sees the long awaited enforcement date for the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) which sees a huge change for the way businesses store and use personal data.

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    Local Authorities face GDPR challenges

    Due to become law in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to affect all UK businesses and organisations regardless of size. The changes will present challenges to local authorities, especially for smaller towns and parish councils with limited budgets.

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    Personal Data leaks are going to cost businesses more

    Morrisons are the latest company to be sued with legal action being taken by their staff after their personal details were leaked by a rogue employee in 2014.

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    Basic IT Security practices could have prevented NHS hack

    Reports state that, by simply updating their software, the NHS could have avoided the crippling effects of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May 2017

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    Business that handle Personal Information have 15 months left to comply with new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Companies that collect, store or process data relating to any EU resident will be required to comply with the new EU regulation by May 2018. But what happens if they don't?

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    Is your company affected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Find out how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - a new Regulation created by the European Commission to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU) - will affect your business.

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