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Privacy is Privacy Even in a Post-Brexit Britain

By André Thompson, Privacy Counsel, Trūata As UK-based companies grapple with the many consequences of Brexit, one European initiative they may be happy to depart from is the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR). The considerable burden of compliance that organisations found themselves subject and the complexity of understanding and implementing …

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Looking ahead to 2020 on Data Protection Day

Public and regulatory interest in data protection issues has increased significantly over the last few years, in no small part due to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While 25 May 2018 was engrained in boards’ minds as the GDPR implementation date, it was by no means …

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Embrace GDPR, don’t fear it

By Fredrik Forslund VP Enterprise & Cloud Erasure Solutions at Blancco GDPR – four letters that put fear into the hearts of organisations, as the deadline loomed last Spring. It’s been quite a journey for many – and varied, at that. Even though the EU gave companies two years to …

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Tips to Securing a Privacy Budget

Privacy is historically underfunded when it comes to company budgets, even as “data privacy” has become a popular topic. Some stakeholders view regulations, like the GDPR or CCPA, as a one-time, check-the-box project, and therefore fail to fund appropriately. However, those handling privacy management on a day-to-day basis know this …

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What’s next for cybersecurity: five predictions for 2020

By Brian Craig, legal director at UK law firm TLT Cybersecurity has been a hot topic for large and small businesses alike throughout 2019. Big household names such as British Airways and Marriott have faced record fines from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for data breaches, and headlines warn of …

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What do you get when you combine security, privacy and risk?

True data governance by Carisa Brockman, Director, Governance, Risk and Compliance, AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting In the board room, hearing the words security, privacy and risk could send shivers down the spine of many C-level executives given the nature of the current cybersecurity landscape. However, these decision makers have the responsibility …

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How Will a No-Deal Brexit Affect Your Data?

By Bruce Penson, Managing Director of Pro Drive IT On the 31st of October 2019, the UK will finally bid adieu to the EU. Or that’s the plan, at least. Since the result of the 2016 EU referendum, businesses across the country have been following the twists and turns of the …

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Website Cookie Consent: Is the Cookie Starting to Crumble?

By WILLIAM RM LONG, ELEANOR DODDING AND JASMINE AGYEKUM Two important decisions have recently occurred relating to website operators’ use of cookies.  First, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU” or the “Court”) has issued its judgement in Planet49, a case which looked at the standards of consent and transparency …

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