Category: Data Protection

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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Do I need to encrypt my data? What does the GDPR require?

Let’s cut to the chase. The GDPR doesn’t require encryption. But Article 32, which deals with security, requires that each organisation does an analysis on the risks related to data loss and implements appropriate safeguards. It does recommend (but does not require) encryption as being an appropriate means of protecting personal data in a couple … Continued

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9 compliance and data protection predictions for 2019

Data protection, privacy, and how our personal data is used by companies and other institutions has recently become a prominent issue. There are many reasons for this, but some are easily identifiable: The GDPR coming into effect in Europe, giving individuals legal rights over their data and making companies accountable in the event of non-compliance … Continued

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