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...

Dublin Data Sec 2017 To Focus On the Implementation Of GDPR

It’s not long now till Dublin Data Sec 2017, taking place at the RDS Concert Hall in Dublin on 3 May 2017. The event is taking place to provide information, guidance and insight to help businesses comply with the European Union’s New General Data...

Wonga Data Breach Highlights Need For GDPR

This week has seen leading UK payday loan company Wonga suffer a data breach that could affect up to 245,000 customers in the United Kingdom. A statement on the Wonga website says: “We believe there may have been illegal and unauthorised access to...

Leading Fundraiser Criticizes ICO Draft Guidance On GDPR

In a new blog published on his website this week, Ken Burnett, a leading UK fundraising consultant has said that the new draft guidance by the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) on the forthcoming European Union General Data Protection...

Only 47% Of UK Businesses Aware Of New GDPR Requirements

A survey carried out by leading data security firm LogRhythm, Gigamon and ForeScout Technologies has revealed that only 47% of UK businesses are aware of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) data regulations that are due to come into...