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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 have been reported to other agencies. Last week we wrote about two of the biggest data leaks in recent weeks – the NHS and Timehop breaches which affected nearly 22m people; however these are just the tip of the iceberg. Organisations such as universities, online stores and, most prominently, Facebook and Ticketmaster have all been subject to breaches meaning that…

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

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…

GDPR & Your Cybersecurity – Why It Matters

27.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

The 25th May is getting closer. Are you ready for the GDPR deadline? Our GDPR Unlocked event on 2nd and 3rd May (London and Manchester) is open to all businesses across the UK. Throughout both mornings, industry experts will be…

GDPR Deadline: Everything You Need To Know

20.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve got it all: April showers, glorious sunshine and the promise of beers on the balcony this afternoon. But that’s not the only thing spring brings this year. Friday 25th May is the GDPR deadline day. The EU’s GDPR (General…

Taking Control: Who is Using Your Data?

3.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

When did you last give your details away to a stranger? With the recent revelations from Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, we are currently hyper-aware of how our data is shared around the world. When we enter our name, location, age…

GDPR: Two Months To Go

28.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Wait, it’s April next week? Where does the time go? Many businesses may well be thinking this as we head off for our Bank Holiday weekend. The deadline to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is creeping up…

Cybersecurity Fines Will Soon Go From Thousands To Millions

26.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Carphone Warehouse has been issued a £4,000 penalty from the ICO. After GDPR, that could be a measly fee.  Are you at the top of your security game? Let’s pretend that you’re an awful, cavalier business owner who doesn’t care…

Will The End Of Net Neutrality Affect Your Business?

3.1.2018 by Al McCloud

The Trump Administration is in the process of repealing long-standing U.S. net neutrality standards in order to shake up the internet-at-large. Who will this change benefit? Will it affect your business?  The Basics Internet Service Providers like BT, Sky Broadband,…