General Data Protection Regulation

ICO Needs More Staff To Deal With GDPR

In a recent interview with the UK’s Financial Times newspaper, the UK’s information commissioner Elizabeth Denham has said that she needs more staff on better pay if the Information Commissioner’s Office...

Companies Across The Globe Still Not Engaging With GDPR

A new report from leading data management consultancy has revealed that companies and other organisations across Europe are significantly underestimating the impact of the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations that will come into...

Two Surveys Point To Many UK Businesses Being Unprepared For GDPR

Two new surveys have painted a worrying picture as to how unprepared UK businesses are for the forthcoming European Union General Data Protection Regulations. According to new research from Nexsan,the leading private cloud service provider, almost...

UK Businesses Misunderstand The Impact Of Brexit On GDPR

It’s been just over 12 months since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). We’re also just under 12 months away from the introduction by the European Union (EU) of their new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which will come into...

UK To Retain Its ‘World-Class’ Data Protection Regime

Whilst much of the talk about the Queen’s Speech has been about what was left out thanks to Theresa May’s disastrous election result that left here with a wafer-thin parliamentary majority, there was good news on the data protection front. In the...

ICO Hosts European Case Handling Workshop In Manchester

This week will see a two day workshop held in Manchester hosted by the Information Commissioner’s Office called the European Case Handling Workshop. This will have a key focus on the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations as...

23% Of UK Businesses Unprepared For GDPR

According to a new survey small UK businesses, nearly 25% of them have still not started to prepare for the new European Union Data Protection Regulations which are now less than a year away. This is despite the fact that the new regulations will...

SAP Users Express Compliance Worries With GDPR

SAP users are fearing that their use of these systems will make compliance with GDPR more difficult. According to a recent SAP User Group Study, the vast majority of organisations do not understand how the new European Union General Data Protection...

GDPR A Hot Topic At InfoSec 2017

InfoSec 2017 ends today and as expected one of the hot topics of the three day event was the forthcoming European Union General Data Protection Regulations that are due to come into force in May 2018. With the new regulations affecting any...

Highlights Of InfoSec 2017

Taking place this week at London Olympia, InfoSec 2017 is Europe’s number one information security event that features Europe’s largest and most comprehensive conference programme on a whole host of information security issues. As well as the...

The Big Effects That GDPR Will Have On Marketing

The recent report by the Data and Marketing Association (DMA) that indicated that nearly half of all businesses will be unprepared for the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations has brought into sharp focus just how much marketers...

GDPR: The Opportunities

The introduction of the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations is now less than a year away. Being introduced on May 25 2018, it will come into force across Europe, including the UK and will affect organizations and businesses of all...

GDPR Fines Could Be A Shock To Some… Especially In America

As the introduction of the new European Union General Data Protection is less than a year away, it is being of increasing concern that many companies across Europe and beyond have not started their preparations for the new regulations with some not...

Are UK Businesses Prepared For GDPR Or Not?

Two new surveys have come out with distinctly different outcomes as to whether businesses in the UK are preparing enough for the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A new poll by YouGov that asked 2000 UK businesses about their...

New Webinar By Sterling Talent Solutions To Help Explain GDPR

The world’s largest background screening provider Sterling Talent Solutions will be holding a webinar on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 in a bif to educate organisations on the forthcoming European Union Data Protection Regulations. With GDPR coming in...