April 1, 2024

How to identify a phishing email: Safeguarding your organisation

Knowing how to identify a phishing email is crucial for safeguarding your organisation against cyberthreats. According to Microsoft, nearly 15 billion suspicious emails are blocked every […]
January 8, 2024

NHS DSPT: A guide to the latest requirements and avoiding common mistakes

The NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) is an annual online self-assessment that allows organisations to measure their performance against the National Data Guardian’s 10 […]
September 4, 2023

Data breach management: 5 tips for an effective response

This blog was edited and updated on 4 March 2024 Data breaches can have devasting impacts for both organisations and their data subjects, no matter the […]
January 23, 2023

Charity FAQs – How does GDPR relate to my organisation?

Data protection laws and regulations are applicable to all organisations regardless of sector, from finance to healthcare. These laws and regulations also apply to charities and […]
August 23, 2021

Is digital data protection training enough?

In July this year, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined Mermaids, a charity offering help and guidance to transgender children, £25,000 for a breach that left […]
April 29, 2020

Remote Working Considerations

The state of play today Mike Tyson famously once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face”, and it’s fair to say […]
June 5, 2019

How to Recognise Data Breaches – Reportable vs Recordable

We are often asked by clients how to determine whether a breach is reportable to the supervisory authority and/or a data subject or if it should […]
May 29, 2019

Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) – 5 Essential Steps

Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) pose many challenges for organisations. Often, the sheer volume of requests is too much for internal resources to handle. Or the […]
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? […]
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