Compliance and Data Protection Blog

Where to find us at the Data World Protection Forum?

The Data Protection World Forum is just a few days away, so we’re letting you know where to find us: we will be situated in the Demo Zone, alongside the GDPR Refresh Theatre. Nick Eckert (co-founder), James Hull (Account Manager) and myself will there to meet you, along with our partners 123DPO at the demo … Continued

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GDPR365 named a top 10 solution provider for cloud-based compliance software

We’re thrilled to say that CIO Applications Europe has named us a top 10 solution provider for our cloud-based compliance software. GDPR365 addresses all data protection requirements and streamlines the process of becoming, and remaining, compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data protection in the spotlight Attention to data protection rose during the … Continued

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CNIL’s first assessment of breaches since the GDPR

The French Data Protection Authority CNIL reports (in french) that in the first four months of the GDPR being enforced it received 742 notifications of data breaches concerning more than 33-million data subjects in France. The majority of the notifications were breaches of confidentiality that took place via hacking and intentional theft. It’s quite an alarming finding … Continued

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Why is compliance with privacy laws good for your business?

When business owners look at the privacy laws being promulgated all over the world, they wonder: how and why am I going to comply with these, and what is the benefit to me? These laws enable you to look at data privacy, and managing privacy, with a new eye. The data and personal information your … Continued

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The Google+ data breach: From “Don’t be evil” to “Shhh… Don’t tell anyone”

  Whatever happened to our darling Google? The company that once had the motto “Don’t be evil” seems to have changed it to “Shhh… Don’t tell anyone.” In a blog published on October 8, Google announced it was closing Google+ because of a software glitch it had known about since 2015 and which allowed outside … Continued

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