November 29, 2021

Hiring a Data Protection Officer – internal vs outsourced

Whilst the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) has been around since the 1990s, the GDPR represents the first time that appointing a DPO has […]
October 18, 2021

UK Data Protection Index results reveal drop in DPOs’ compliance confidence

The latest report from the UK Data Protection Index was published last month, and it seems that DPOs are feeling rather pessimistic. Each quarter, the Index […]
April 20, 2021

Is ISO 27001 a silver bullet for GDPR compliance?

The name Doorstep Dispensaree became ingrained in the memory of every UK data protection aficionado in December 2019 when the ICO slapped the London-based pharmacy with […]
April 1, 2021

International data transfers – a DPO’s worst nightmare?

Ever wondered what a Data Protection Officer’s (DPO) worst nightmare is? Well, according to the latest report from the UK Data Protection Index, it might be […]
March 22, 2021

EU/UK Representative v Data Protection Officer – What’s The Difference?

Since the UK left the EU, many companies that were not previously required to do so, are now having to appoint either an EU or UK […]
December 11, 2020

ICO Accountability Framework: Part 3

In the third and final blog post on this topic, we consider the last four sections of the ICO’s Accountability Framework: Contracts and Data Sharing; Risks […]
November 17, 2020

ICO Accountability Framework: Part 2

The ICO’s Accountability Framework aims to provide organisations with some clear examples of actions that would indicate to the ICO that they were complying with the […]
November 3, 2020

ICO Accountability Framework: Part 1

Last month, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its Accountability Framework with a view to helping organisations better understand how to comply with the GDPR’s Accountability […]
May 22, 2019

GDPR – One Year On – 6 Key Lessons for Schools?

This time last year, we were all so very concerned about May 25th and the advent of the GDPR. How was it going to change things? […]
November 30, 2018

Why you should ‘steal’ card fraud protection guidelines

12 Simple Steps About Personal Data Protection to Learn From The Payment Card Industry Financial Services is one of the most heavily regulated industries there is.  […]
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