Data Protection Day, (also known as Data Privacy Day), was launched by the Council of Europe in 2006 in an effort to raise public awareness of privacy and information security. Since then, quite a lot has changed in terms of the amount of personal data processed, as well as the level of regulation placed on organisations. 2018 saw the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which saw a fundamental change in the collection and processing of personal data – placing the power back in the hands of the consumer.
We have covered many aspects of data protection in our blogs over the last year. In honour of Data Protection Day, we are taking a look back at some of our previous entries on this diverse subject.
5 Considerations for GDPR Implementation
Taking a step away from the well-publicised dialogue on best practice and GDPR key principles, we are taking a closer look at some other areas of the new and future regulations which may affect your organisation.
Information Security Scares of 2018
It could be said that data security has been one of the main talking points of 2018 and will continue to be in 2019 and beyond. In honour of Halloween, we took a look at some of the scariest and biggest data security scares so far last year.
What is Data Mapping?
Data mapping, also known as a data inventory, can be particularly challenging if your organisation does not already have a central map of personal data or if operations span multiple locations.
13 Must Have Steps for GDPR Compliance
GDPR as been as the “greatest change to European data security in 20 years” – but what are the key steps you must take to be compliant?
Common Myths of GDPR
The number of papers, seminars and news reports available on GDPR are growing in number. Can you sort the facts from the fiction? We have fact checked some of the most common myths of GDPR in our latest blog.
How Will GDPR Affect You?
GDPR came into force in the UK on the 25th of May 2018. We take a look at what is actually changing and how it could affect business in this blog.