Compliance and Data Protection Blog

The DPO challenges

Officer’, in the commercial sense – a holder of a senior post in a society, company or other organisation. The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is clear. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) has a very important role to play. After all, why bother devoting three whole articles to the position? So, why do so … Continued

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5 Tips to Improve Organizational Data Protection for Remote Employees

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of people working from home. Not only does it bring up questions of productivity, but it also raises concerns over data confidentiality. No matter where you fall on the side of the debate though, the past two months’ worth of confinement has forced us all to rethink the … Continued

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Contact Tracing: Why Does Everyone Want an App?

Contact tracing is a proven way to control the spread of Covid-19 and the idea of using a smartphone-based contact tracing app is gaining traction. As politicians face pressure from citizens who are demanding solutions, an app that can keep track of who’s infected with COVID-19 is being presented as a way for everything to … Continued

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Spreadsheets and the risk to GDPR compliance.

The head of the organisation is responsible for demonstrating compliance. While some sole proprietors may find little risk in the use of spreadsheets, they are certainly in the minority. Using spreadsheets for compliance may increase the risk of non-compliance in your organisation. Many accountants will tell you about the security nightmare that is spreadsheet-accounting. And … Continued

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