Security Watch

May 3, 2018

Permission slip: what consent means and where it really applies to GDPR

As data protection and privacy professionals, we use terms from data protection legislation daily and they roll off the tongue as if we were born knowing […]
March 13, 2018

GDPRubbish: seven common data protection myths debunked

I have been evangelising about GDPR for almost two years, professionally and personally. It’s a powerful piece of legislation designed to empower citizens of Europe and […]
March 7, 2018
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Security newsround: March 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: cryptomining attacks increase, data breaches rise in Ireland, the […]
February 6, 2018

ISP’s Wi-Fi weakness highlights privacy and security shortfalls as GDPR approaches

Having been involved in GDPR preparation work for clients, I’ve become more conscious of how other people and organisations access my data. That brings me to […]
July 28, 2017
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Doing privacy ‘rights’ vs doing privacy ‘right’

When privacy is compromised, it can impact an organisation’s reputation, damaging corporate credibility and consumer trust, and increasingly results in rising financial penalties. Many organisations worldwide […]
April 6, 2017

Countdown to EU GDPR: BH Consulting to host information briefings in Dublin

For anyone working in privacy, data protection or security roles, the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation will have been on their radar – and doubtless […]
January 28, 2016

Let he who maintains his own privacy throw the first stone

As a society, we continue to be in a state of conflict when it comes to data. On the one hand, we’re often outraged over regular […]
January 22, 2016

Smartphone shopping: "Advert to aisle 4 please"

If you’ve ever worked strange hours you may well have experienced the weirdness of late night shopping. Navigating pallets, cages and assorted debris on the floor […]