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10 ways to prepare your organization for GDPR

GDPR is coming into play in May 2018, but a lot of companies remain unprepared, which could have implications on how they process data.

GDPR Day: countdown to a global privacy and security regimen?

This thing called GDPR will impact data security and privacy policy at many US firms when it takes effect two years from today. Start learning what the EU General Data Protection Regulation means to your business.

Is your SME ready for GDPR?

The countdown is on. In just over eight months’ time, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force and this will have huge implications for businesses.

Businesses and GDPR: What they need to do to be compliant?

While this may sound daunting and the consequences of non-compliance are significant, it’s considered unlikely that regulators will make an example of small businesses that can demonstrate they have a plan and have attempted to comply fully with requirements.

Is GDPR good or bad news for business?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the biggest reform of privacy legislation for 20 years, will come into effect on May 25, 2018, bringing with it major changes to Europe’s privacy laws.

IDC: 1 in 5 companies prepared for GDPR

A quarter of European companies admit they were not aware of GDPR, with more than half unsure of the impact it will have, according to a new survey.

Is the world ready for GDPR? Privacy and cybersecurity impacts are far-reaching

Enforcement of GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, begins in May of 2018, imposing data privacy and security requirements on many organizations in the US and other countries. Are you impacted?

GDPR: A simple explainer

The GDPR is the biggest change in data protection laws for 20 years, and comes into effect on May 25th, 2018. We answer some key questions.

ICO urges businesses to focus on becoming GDPR compliant

The ICO says businesses should stop focusing on the consequences of non-compliance and instead be motivated by the advantages of getting GDPR right.

UK’s ICO releases new guidelines for becoming GDPR ready

The UK’s ICO has released a new set of guidelines aimed at ensuring companies are adequately prepared for the introduction of the GDPR.

Millennials and GDPR ‘pose increased cybersecurity risk to companies’

Millennials and the demands of upcoming GDPR regulations could result in a greater cybersecurity risk for many businesses, new research has suggested.

Data Privacy vs. Data Protection: Reflecting on Privacy Day and GDPR

Data privacy is also a topic that can spark big debates, like the one between the US and the EU as to what protections should be accorded to data pertaining to people, specifically by those who collect, control, or process such data.

Transparency of machine-learning algorithms is a double-edged sword

Unless companies processing citizens’ personal data fully understand the reasoning behind the decisions made based on their machine-learning models, they will find themselves between a rock and a hard place.

Fines for poor data security double in UK

A report from PwC found that many companies across the UK are still unprepared for GDPR measures, despite fines for non-compliance doubling in a year.

UK’s ICO launches first ever International Strategy

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched an International Strategy, which provides guidance on key issues such as GDPR and changing technologies.

Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption.

Avoid getting lost in encryption with these easy steps

Encryption can be the answer to many data security issues faced by small and medium businesses. Apart from protecting sensitive information from unauthorized use,this technology can also represent another step towards compliance with legislation.

Banking chiefs ‘lack confidence to identify data breaches’

Just over one in five banks and insurers are confident in their ability to identify data breaches, according to a new global survey from Capgemini Consulting.

Data privacy and data protection: US law and legislation white paper

This white paper on data privacy and data protection law and legislation in the US should prove to be a handy reference during ongoing privacy debates.

Blockchain Hardened devices: Can they restore privacy with security by design?

These developments show that security technology is now keeping up, or outpacing other technological and regulatory developments. Thus, while users’ wants often continue to trump their appreciation of risk, the industry has responded and in many cases gotten ahead of popular demand.

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