Category: Encryption

How Pseudonymisation Can Be Used Under GDPR

Those familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation will likely have come across the term “pseudonymisation”. The legislation requires the processing of personal data to be done in a way that protects an identifiable person. Data can no longer be used to identify an individual without their consent. The privacy of EU citizens is a … 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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