Compliance and Data Protection Blog

Data Restriction Under GDPR, When and How It is Done

After a period of data discovery and mapping, a company can become more confident in its GDPR compliance. And yet, GDPR is unconquerable. It’s an ongoing process of monitoring data, deleting it and responding to the requests of data subjects. One such request under Article 18 of GDPR is the right to restrict processing. What … Continued

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5 things that makes GDPR and Personal Data more real this year

Rolling out new regulations is only the first step in dealing with Europe’s massive cybersecurity and data protection problems. Almost half of UK businesses which identify issues, discover one attack or security breach per month, according to the University of Portsmouth’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey (CSBS). Since 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is … Continued

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Dutch Data Protection Regulator AP Issues First Major GDPR Fine to Hospital

GDPR recently made the news in the Netherlands when the Dutch Data Protection Authority, the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP) issued a €460000 fine to a hospital in The Hague. The Haga Hospital did not adequately protect the medical records of a TV celebrity, who entered the hospital in 2018 after a suicide attempt. No less than … Continued

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How Data Breaches Happen

Data breaches are frightening. Just imagine purchasing something online and, a month later, receiving an email saying your credit card info might have been stolen. What’s even worse is that some data breaches go unreported. You only learn about it if somebody tries to use your personal info. While data breaches vary in severity, they … Continued

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How UK Workers are Handling Sensitive Data

Insider threat management company, ObserveIT, recently carried out a survey to gauge the understanding of privacy laws among 1000 US and UK employees. The results come a year after the launch of GDPR, which affects EU nations and global companies with EU customers. The findings are revealing. According to the poll, 35% of UK employees … Continued

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