Data Protection

GDPR two years on: justifying the use of data

Written by Andy Bridges, Data Quality and Governance Manager at REaD Group. It’s been two years since the implementation of the GDPR and we always knew it was going to be a journey, not a destination. From the long months of panic felt by many organisations pre-implementation, many have succeeded in …

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Data Protection

GDPR in a post-Brexit world

Written by Alex Hollis, VP, GRC Services at SureCloud After many twists and turns, the UK has finally left the European Union (EU). A new transition period has begun in which the UK has until the end of December 2020 to negotiate a new relationship with the EU. This will …

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Cyber Security

Physical Education: Cyber risks in oil & gas

Written by James Bright, Senior Underwriter at Brit Insurance Cyber threats are not just limited to the digital world but can manifest themselves as direct risks to physical assets. One side effect of the global spread of COVID-19, has been the rapid rise in the number of cyber-attacks across all …

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Data Protection

What will Brexit mean for data flow?

As some countries across Europe begin to ease lockdown measures, and as the UK looks as though it may not be too far behind, a semblance of life and business as usual seems to be drawing closer. However, the post-COVID-19 future still holds lots of uncertainties. One that has taken …

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Cyber Security

The Inside Track on Protecting Intellectual Property (IP)

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is critical to business survival. It’s what sets companies apart from their competition, framing the business, its purpose and growth potential. While losing customer data damages a brand’s reputation, trust and even bottom line, losing IP can threaten a company’s very existence. Therefore, preventing valuable corporate …

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Data Protection

Data protection – another COVID-19 casualty?

As the trial of NHSX’s contact tracing app kicks off on the Isle of Wight before national roll-out in weeks, Julian Hayes and Andrew Watson of the Data Protection team at BCL Solicitors consider if Data Protection has become another casualty of the Coronavirus. With a third of the planet’s …

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