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GDPR for Medical Devices

The growth of the Internet has brought connected medical devices to the fore. They can help with everything from the monitoring of patients to the collection and use of statistical data. This helps to improve […]

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What is the GDPR deadline?

If you live within the EU, chances are that you will have heard the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mentioned. But, do you know how it affects you? If the business or organisation that you […]

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GDPR Terminology

As the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) draws near, it is important that businesses and organisations understand the terminology that is being used. Here are some of the terms that you may […]

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Draft Irish GDPR Law Published

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan jointly presented the draft Data Protection Bill 2018 with Minister of State for data protection Paul Breen. The bill is intended to repeal Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 when it […]

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GDPR Implications for WiFi Networks

Too many businesses or organisations do not realise that they will be affected by the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or are not fully prepared for it. If your business or organisation […]

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GDPR Guidelines on Binding Corporate Rules

The Article 29 working party has produced two documents which detail General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, in relation to Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs). One document deals with controller BCRs and the other deals with […]

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EU Commission publishes GDPR Guidance

As the date of implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), draws ever nearer, the European Commission has published guidance about the regulation, for use by Data Protection Authorities (DPAs), governments, national authorities, businesses […]

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Survey Finds Companies not Ready for GDPR

Disturbing news coming from the US is that a recent survey conducted by HyTrust, security solutions specialists, showed that almost 80% of respondents were not prepared for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation […]

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What is GDPR in Simple Terms?

Data protection has become an ever more important issue as use of the Internet has grown. The more data that is collected online, the more potential there is for the data to be compromised. For […]

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GDPR and Employee Engagement

When you first think about GDPR and employee engagement, they may not seem as though they are related in any way. However this is not the case. There is actually a strong connection between the […]

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Cost of GDPR Compliance

Legal tech firm Axiom reported that its research had shown that FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies could end up paying around £800 million in order to scrutinise contracts, to ensure compliance with the General […]

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What are the GDPR Penalties?

If you are concerned that your business or organisation may not be fully prepared for the enforcement date of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you really should be taking action. The date in question […]

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Summary of GDPR Notification Requirements

GDPR’s data breach notification requirements will be significantly different from the existing ones. The regulation tends to move away from the current general notifications and introduces a new practice that embraces policies and procedures. Under […]

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GDPR Impact on Recruitment Industry

It is has been almost two decades since the introduction of the Data Protection Acts (DPAs). As technology develops, business operations and human activities keep changing. The laws governing these activities must keep pace with […]

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Essential Steps for GDPR Compliance

Europe is a couple of months away from enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation. With this limited time, several studies still show that most companies are not prepared for the new requirements. The fact remains […]

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How does GDPR Apply to Schools?

The two-year grace period for organizations to align their systems and processes to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements is almost coming to an end with less than eight months remaining. This has left many […]

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GDPR Requirements for Emailing Existing Customers

The European Union’s approach to online privacy sets new requirements for communications between email marketing companies and their subscribers. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, to be introduced on May 25 2018, brings […]

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GDPR Compliance for Off-site Workers

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation is enacted by the European Union on May 25 2018, firms that have established a safe information management process that incorporates offsite workers will be in a position […]

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GDPR Impact on Email Marketing

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unifies different email laws from across member states. The new law is set to bring greater consistency to how businesses use and store data. GDPR modifies various critical […]

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Romania Publishes Draft GDPR Law

The Ministry of Internal Affairs in Romania published a draft bill on 5 September 2017 amending the country’s current data protection legal framework ahead of the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Luxembourg Publishes Draft GDPR Legislation

The Government of Luxembourg published the draft bill that creates the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) and implementation of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Bill intends to prepare the legal grounds for the […]

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Retailers Agree on GDPR Approach

The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce has agreed to collaborate on a unified retail industry approach to the implementation of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The retailers will be the major beneficiaries of the collaborative […]

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GDPR: How it Changes EU Data Protection Law

The primary objective of the GDPR is to safeguard the European Union citizens from data breaches. This is particularly important since the world is increasingly becoming data-driven and the conditions are largely different from the […]

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GDPR’s Direct Impact on Human Resources

The right for individuals, including employees, to access the personal data held by their employers is a fundamental principle of the current data protection regulation. This tenet will continue to be important under the new GDPR. […]

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GDPR to Increase Banking Data Breach Fines

Financial organizations such as banks are not new to the threats of data security negligence. The increasing rate and severity of cyber-attacks have made banks consider resiliency against external attacks their top operational risk priority. […]

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French GDPR Guidelines Issued

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018 means big changes in the responsibilities of data processors. Currently, data controllers have direct responsibility for the processing of data, but when […]

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GDPR will accelerate security spending

According to recent research published by Gartner, anxiety about the new GDPR will accelerate security spending. Global spending on information security will hit $86.4 billion this year, a 7% hike over the prior year. And it […]