Privacy

May 21, 2019

GDPR one year on

May 2019 marks the first anniversary since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force. What has changed in the world of privacy and data protection […]
May 9, 2019
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That’s classified! Our top secret guide to helping people protect information

As information security professionals, we often face a challenge when trying to explain what we mean by ‘data classification’. So here’s my suggestion: let’s start by […]
March 20, 2019

When is it fair to infer?

Valerie Lyons looks at the emerging privacy risks from inferred data, and what this could mean for data subject rights.
January 28, 2019

No-deal Brexit and GDPR: here’s what you need to know

Business craves certainty and Brexit is currently giving us anything but. At the time of writing, it’s looking increasingly likely that Britain will leave the EU […]
December 19, 2018

Nine for 2019: New Year tips for cybersecurity and privacy professionals

A new year is almost upon us, and that means one thing: resolutions. Easily made, even more easily broken, they’re nevertheless a useful way of setting […]
December 14, 2018
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Yule never believe it: we sleigh the myth about GDPR and Santa

So we’ve all seen the jokes on WhatsApp and Facebook about Santa’s lack of GDPR compliance and how this would all be changed for Christmas 2018. […]
December 11, 2018

Data protection impact assessments for health research: what’s changed under GDPR?

Since GDPR came into effect on 25 May this year, the health regulations have been updated to incorporate more stringent requirements around protecting personal information during […]
November 21, 2018

Beyond governance, risk and compliance: privacy, ethics and trust

We are currently experiencing the fourth industrial revolution (FIR), characterised by a blurred fusion of all things physical, digital and genomic. Each revolution has been accompanied […]