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GDPR, Brexit and your business in 2021

25.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

While we’ve all been distracted with the pandemic, and the unprecedented challenges it’s presented businesses in all sectors, the Brexit deadline has crept ever closer. With a little over a month to go until the end of the transition period, it’s time to refocus and make sure you’ve taken all the necessary steps to ready your business for the post-Brexit landscape.   Data security within the UK  The GDPR is an EU regulation and, as such, it will technically no longer apply to the UK after Brexit. However, the government has confirmed that after the transition is complete, GDPR will be incorporated into UK law. This means that little should…

SIEM technology, GDPR and PCI DSS compliance

12.8.2020 by Laura Valentine

In the two years since GDPR came into effect there have been more than 160,000 reported compliance breaches, resulting in fines totalling over €144 million. Whilst many of these breaches remain the result of human error, cybersecurity has an increasingly important role to play in ensuring customers’ personal information is kept…

Why GDPR Compliance? Ask British Airways

8.7.2019 by UKFast

Are you still catching up with your to-do list when it comes to maintaining GDPR compliance? Well, today’s news proves exactly why protecting your business data is still of utmost importance. About that £183 million fine… Today, the Information Commissioners…

5 GDPR Employee Training Tips You Should Know

18.6.2019 by UKFast

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses must ensure ongoing GDPR employee training and awareness to reduce the risk of a data breach. Insecure data and non-compliance leads to hefty fines, reputational damage and financial loss. But how do…

Guest Blog: Why the GDPR is Still a Priority

24.5.2019 by UKFast

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the GDPR coming into force in the UK. The last 12 months have seen data breaches hitting global headlines, an extended Brexit deadline, and the way UK businesses handle data change forever. Today…

Does GDPR Still Apply to Your Business?

16.5.2019 by UKFast

On Wednesday 22nd May, our GDPR:One Year On webinar gives you the chance to get the latest insight from data specialists. So, sign up now to watch live and put your questions to our expert panel! Can you believe it’s…

GDPR Breaches – How to Keep Them at Bay

16.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Since 25th May 2018, there have been 205 reported GDPR breaches registered with the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC). But that’s only a third of all breaches that have occurred since the GDPR deadline – 918 breaches in total – which…

Life After GDPR Deadline Day

25.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Anna Dick, CTO of online recruitment marketplace Hiring Hub, answers your questions and gives us her experience on the world of data protection, post-GDPR. * Why is data protection so important? It’s more important now than ever before as we…

GDPR: Deadline Day is Here!

25.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Shh, listen. Can you hear the faint cries of joy? That’s just people cheering as they delete the last of the GDPR emails from their inbox. Deadline day is finally here. For many, if not all, businesses, Friday 25th May…

GDPR Unlocked: The Live Blog

3.5.2018 by Alice Cullen

Welcome to GDPR Unlocked! Throughout the morning, industry experts will guide you through the steps to GDPR compliance, offering one-to-one advice on the challenges faced by organisations in the lead up to the 25th May deadline. Cybersecurity experts will demonstrate…