GDPR News

Ghostery GDPR Email Breaches GDPR Rules

Ghostery, a privacy and security-related browser extension and mobile browser application, breached the newly introduced European Union GDPR Data Privacy legislation with the email it distributed to it’s users to advise them of changes in Data […]

GDPR Advice

Guide to GDPR Penalties

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is now enforceable in all European Union (EU) states. All business, not just those in EU Member States, are affected if they employ, hire, trade with or sell to […]

GDPR Advice

How to Report a GDPR Breach

The General Data Protection regulations have just kicked in in all European Union (EU) Member States. Due to this, if your business or organization employs, trades with, buys or sells to or from an individual […]

GDPR News

New GDPR Compliance Tools Introduced by Facebook

Social Media giant Facebook has launched two new features to help businesses better protect people’s privacy and respond to privacy requests following the introduction of the new European Union GDPR legislation last week. The two […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Subject Access Request Procedures

At the end of May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes law across all European Union Member States. This legislation aimed aims to provide greater protection of the data of all EU citizens whereever they […]

Cybersecurity

Healthcare Organizations Slow to Adopt DMARC

By implementing the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) Standard, healthcare organizations can identify and restrict email spoofing and abuse of their domains; however, relatively few healthcare groups are using DMARC for spam filtering, […]

HIPAA Updates

Release Form for HIPAA

A completed and signed HIPAA release form must be obtained from an individual before their protected health information can be distributed to other people or groups, except in the case of routine disclosures for treatment, […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Rules for Hotels

The newly-introduced European Union General Data Protection have far-reaching effects on businesses and organizations that deal with, or employ, European Union citizens anywhere in the world. One of the mains business sectors affected by this […]

HIPAA Updates

Minnesota Ransomware Attack Impacts Over 6,500 Patients

Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology (APP) a Rochester, Minnesota-based health organization has suffered a ransomware attack that targeted several computers that stored patients’ protected health data. The ransomware attack was identified on March 31, 2018. […]

GDPR Advice

What are GDPR Data Subject Rights?

Under the General Data Protection (GDPR) legislation which becomes effective tomorrow, Friday May 25, individuals who are European Union (EU) citizens have eight fundamental rights. Many EU citizens, and companies that have collected their personal […]

GDPR News

Microsoft to Apply EU GDPR Rights Globally

With the May 25 introduction date the the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation looming, computing giant Microsoft has announced that it will be extending the core privacy rights of the new EU legislation on […]

GDPR News

ISME Chief Executive says SMEs Require Help on GDPR

Chief Executive of Isme, Neil McDonnell, has pleaded with data-protection bodies to be “instructive, rather than punitive”, towards SMEs (small and medium enterprises), with the May 25 introduction date for the European Union’s General Data […]

GDPR Advice

Data Retention Policies under GDPR

As of this Friday, May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation come into effect in all European Union (EU) states. Many countries who are not members of the EU are unconcerned about the regulations of the […]

HIPAA Advice

What is the Significance of HIPAA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a pivotal piece of legislation, but why is HIPAA so significant? What alternations did HIPAA introduce and what are the advantages that it allocate to the […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Penalties Explained

From May 25, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been enforceable in all European Union Member States. What many groups do not realize is that if they have any interactions with staff members or […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Rules for Criminal Offense Data

 General Data Protection Regulations become law in every European Union State at the end of this month. Aimed at protecting the personal data of all European Union citizens, GDPR has a direct effect on Criminal […]

GDPR Advice

What is GDPR Special Category Data?

The General Data Protection Regulations becomes law in every European Union State on May 25. This legislation is aimed at protecting the personal data of all European Union citizens—around the globe. GDPR has a direct […]

GDPR Advice

What is a GDPR Code of Conduct?

The General Data Protection Regulations come into power on May 25. This legislation aims to protect the personal data of all European Union citizens — no matter where they live. GDPR has a direct effect […]

GDPR News

Finance Businesses Not Ready for GDPR

From May 25, the General Data Protection  Regulation will be enforceable. This document is aimed at protecting the right to privacy of European Union citizens anywhere in the world. Any company that has EU employees […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Right to Restrict Processing Explained

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect the last week of May. These guidelines are aimed at protecting the rights of EU citizens. Businesses that employ or do business with EU citizens must […]

GDPR Advice

What is the GDPR Right to be informed?

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which become law in every European Union State at the end of this month, everyone has the right to be informed. This means that every EU citizen must […]

GDPR News

UK Information Officer Dispels ‘GDPR’ Myths

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has moved to dispel the two most common myths that, she says, are being associated with the coming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation that will be enforceable in the UK […]

GDPR Advice

What is GDPR Right to Data Portability?

The General Data Protection Regulation will go into effect in all EU states in late May. Among its clauses is the right to data portability. This allows individuals to acquire and use their own personal […]