Opinion

GDPR? We are still struggling with PCI DSS

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GDPR may not exactly be a hot topic for most, indeed it’s take up so far had been sketchy with many organisations doing little or nothing, and businesses that have embraced GDPR often getting it wrong or failing to address the most critical areas. When will GDPR become a regulation that businesses feel they must […]

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Is your business breaking the law?

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Do you consider your business to be ethical, upstanding and law abiding? Do your policies talk about employee respect, standards and behaviour, social media rules, drugs and alcohol? Does your business abide by industry standard for health and safety, distance selling, kite marks, ISO standards, even PCI? Most businesses will recognise and uphold many of […]

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Do I need to register with the ICO?

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Registering with the ICO Organisations across the business services, construction and finance sectors are among the first to be fined by the ICO for not paying their data protection fee. For anyone who has taken the ‘we’ll just wait and see what happens approach’, this action shows the ICO’s intent. Registration is a small step […]

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Data Protection World Forum 2018

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GDPR The Future of the Industry Second day back from the Data Protection World Forum at the Excel in London, 20th and 21st November 2018. Initial Thoughts Overall footfall was low, although there were a few genuine enquiries, and talking to the other exhibitors this was pretty much the consensus.

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California CCPA

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How GDPR compares to California CCPA First, we had Safe Harbour and the EU Data Directive, now we have GDPR and Privacy Shield, so who is the new guy on the block? The US or at least a large part of it is catching up, GDPR came into full force on the 25th May 2018 […]