GDPR

With GDPR imminent, it's crucial we tackle the biggest myths surrounding data regulation and cyber-security

With GDPR imminent, it's crucial we tackle the biggest myths surrounding data regulation and cyber-security

Lillian Pang addresses some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the new GDPR legislation

Investigatory Powers and Digital Economy Bills could threaten economy

Investigatory Powers and Digital Economy Bills could threaten economy

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Experts are claiming the Investigatory Powers (IP Bill) and Digital Economy (DEB) Bills could hurt the UK economy.

GDPR's global reach to require at least 75,000 DPOs worldwide

GDPR's global reach to require at least 75,000 DPOs worldwide

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A study by the International Association of Privacy Professionals has conservatively estimated that in response to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, 75,000 DPO positions will be created in response around the globe.

Accidental data leakage would be thing of the past with BS 10010

Accidental data leakage would be thing of the past with BS 10010

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Consultation opens on BS 10010 which seeks to bring government-style information classification schemes to public organisations and end inadvertent data leakage.

Unaware and under attack: why small businesses must wake up to the cyber-crime threat

Unaware and under attack: why small businesses must wake up to the cyber-crime threat

Sian John discusses why SMEs should care about having security measures to protect their business since if they fail to comply to with GDPR and other regulations, they can lose a lot of money

SC Roundtable: EU GDPR - Are you ready?

SC Roundtable: EU GDPR - Are you ready?

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SC's most recent roundtable visited that most pressing of topics, the General Data Protection Regulation and how to get ready before it takes effect.

Post-Brexit Cyber-Security

Post-Brexit Cyber-Security

Henrik Kiertzner asks how will the UK's departure from the European Union impact cyber-security?

UK businesses confused over GDPR and Brexit

UK businesses confused over GDPR and Brexit

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The Deputy Information Commissioner, Steve Wood says that UK businesses are caught in a confusing place, between looming EU regulation and Brexit

ICYMI: US to retaliate; 6,000 stores hacked; Euro CyberSec exercise; GDPR preparation

ICYMI: US to retaliate; 6,000 stores hacked; Euro CyberSec exercise; GDPR preparation

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ICYMI: This week: The buck stops with Obama; 6000 e-commerce stores hacked; largest ever pan-European cybersec exercise; preparation for the GDPR and mounting security spends

EU GDPR - nine out of ten don't understand it

EU GDPR - nine out of ten don't understand it

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The sheer scale of companies' lack of comprehension of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is revealed in a new survey from Symantec

Will Brexit be a game changer for GDPR?

Will Brexit be a game changer for GDPR?

Michael Hack touches on what we need to know about the GDPR in regard to risk evaluation, personal information compliance, the right to be forgotten, disclosure days, training and technology, and the consequences

82% of global and IT business pros are concerned about GDPR compliance

82% of global and IT business pros are concerned about GDPR compliance

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New global research from Dell reveals the lack of awareness among SMBs and large enterprises of the requirements of the EU's GDPR, going into effect in under two years

Orgs must address the possibility of data leakage to prepare for GDPR

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With the GDPR set to change cyber-security regulation in Europe and more than nine in 10 organisations reporting a data breach in the last five years, businesses need to quickly put measures in place to prevent the loss of Personal Identifiable Information (PII).

Dr Hielke Hijmans joins CIPL at Hunton & Williams as senior policy advisor

Dr Hielke Hijmans joins CIPL at Hunton & Williams as senior policy advisor

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Dr Hielke Hijmans has joined the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) at Hunton & Williams LLP as a senior policy advisor.

UK Information Commissioner breaks silence, urges action on GDPR

UK Information Commissioner breaks silence, urges action on GDPR

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Speaking on BBC Radio 4's PM programme, Elizabeth Denham, the UK's information commissioner, urged UK companies to fully prepare for the GDPR and promised investigating the Yahoo! data leak.

Ponemon study: business innovation and IT security often do not go hand in hand

Ponemon study: business innovation and IT security often do not go hand in hand

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New research from the Ponemon Institute in partnership with Micro Focus claims business innovation and IT security often do not go hand in hand.

Brexit and the GDPR: What can UK businesses do now?

Brexit and the GDPR: What can UK businesses do now?

While the result of the referendum in the UK to leave the EU was unexpected by commentators, Brexit isn't the disaster that some critics claim and for nimble companies, it provides some opportunities, says Jack Bedell-Pearce.

ICYMI: The Labour party, Women in the industry, Leoni AG, DNS Tunneling and the GDPR

ICYMI: The Labour party, Women in the industry, Leoni AG, DNS Tunneling and the GDPR

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This Week: Labour leadership oversights, cyber-sec and gender, Leoni AG whaled, a staggering amount of DNS tunnels and only a little more than 600 days until the GDPR settles in

Protecting your records ahead of GDPR

Protecting your records ahead of GDPR

Gavin Siggers explores six key steps to getting GDPR-ready to help businesses understand the impact of the GDPR on their information management processes.

626 days to GDPR - the time to prepare is now

626 days to GDPR - the time to prepare is now

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A group of data protection experts gathered this morning in central Edinburgh to discuss the next steps for data protection in Scotland and agreed that we should all be preparing diligently for the GDPR.

Survey: 34% of privacy pros expect their companies to certify under Privacy Shield

Survey: 34% of privacy pros expect their companies to certify under Privacy Shield

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In a new survey, only 34 percent of privacy professionals whose companies transfer data from Europe to the US said that they expected their businesses to adopt the newly approved EU-US Privacy Shield.

The General Data Protection Regulation - A post Brexit positive for British enterprise

The General Data Protection Regulation - A post Brexit positive for British enterprise

Andrew Tang discusses the fact that the legislation won't technically apply to the UK once the GDPR is enforced in 2018 and what it will mean for UK security

98% of enterprise cloud apps are not GDPR ready

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Enterprises are using 20 times more cloud apps than IT estimates, with most using an average of 841 across their extended networks.

Countdown to compliance — is your business GDPR ready?

Countdown to compliance — is your business GDPR ready?

Rick Orloff describes what the GDPR means for businesses including a range of statistics which uncovered the disparity between ITDMs and knowledge workers on security and policy issues

Should we still worry about EU GDPR?

Should we still worry about EU GDPR?

James Henry explores the implications of Brexit on the adoption of the EU GDPR legislation

Updated: How will Brexit affect the cyber-security industry in UK and Europe?

Updated: How will Brexit affect the cyber-security industry in UK and Europe?

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The British public has voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52 to 48 percent. Are there any implications for people working in the cyber-security industry?

ICYMI: GDPR and fines, ICO and TalkTalk and GCHQ and bulk data

ICYMI: GDPR and fines, ICO and TalkTalk and GCHQ and bulk data

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) recalls GDPR ignorance, ICO somnolence, GCHQ song and dance, Guccifer arrogance and the many cases of basic lack of vigilance.

Many IT pros are still not sure what the EU GDPR means to them

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Many IT professionals are still unaware of what the EU GDPR means to their organisation with 20 percent being oblivious to the possibility that a data breach could lead to fines of up to €30m (£23m) or four percent of annual turnover.

40% of UK workers prefer to keep their data stored in the EU

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British workers prefer putting their trust in a European Union (EU) state to store their data (40 percent) rather than their own country (38 percent) or those from outside the EU (22 percent).

'Hidden' data found in 92% of interactions with UK companies

'Hidden' data found in 92% of interactions with UK companies

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Ground Labs have identified tonnes of data left lying around, and many UK organisations unaware of what that means for the incoming GDPR

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