Compliance and Data Protection Blog

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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Study on GDPR Data Subjects and Their Awareness of Privacy Rights

A recent study, which was authorised by the European Commission, reveals a high level of public awareness on EU data protection rules. The Eurobarometer report marked the first anniversary of GDPR. While many companies still struggle with GDPR, evidence suggests their customers are far from in the dark on the subject. From 27000 European respondents … Continued

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Case Study GDPR: How Our Software Helped a Leading Retailer Become GDPR-Compliant

As a leading retailer in the UK and Europe, the second-hand goods chain was among the first to adopt the necessary measurements to conform to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it first became effective. Their compliance journey has been a smooth one, thanks to the utilisation of gdpr software.GDPR compliance was a major issue … Continued

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The State of GDPR Compliance After a Year, Where we at?

One year has gone by since GDPR came into force. In that time, most companies have learned what GDPR is about, but a recent survey suggests many still find it hard in practice. Research from Crown Records Management found over 75% of organisations are still struggling with compliance. Worse still, some businesses may have even … Continued

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