GDPR regulation is less than a year away, and too many companies are sticking their corporate heads in the sand, warned Andrea Ward, a lawyer with ten years experience covering data protection.
New survey sheds light on worldwide confusion and lack of preparation in the face of looming GDPR deadline but UK fares better.
Companies are not allowed to snoop on employees’ private messages – at least not without letting them know first, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled.
UK boardrooms aren’t treating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the seriousness required, resulting in overconfidence when it comes to compliance.
When most industry leaders hear about a “new regulation and compliance,” opportunity is not the term that comes to mind. This is as true for the insurance industry as it is for others. Todd Wright explains.
The General Data Protection Regulation has been lauded as a data regulation for the all-encompassing digital age – as a guarantee that privacy is retained and digital identities protected.
Jon Cooper, Company Secretary at SteelEye, a compliance tech and data analytic firm, and Director of CooperFaure Accountants, discusses how businesses can begin preparations for GDPR’s impending deadline and the benefits they may see as a result.
The negative impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation have been well-publicised, with much of the coverage for the new regulation focusing on the potential financial and reputational ramifications for companies.
Smart vacuum cleaners are not just for cleaning, they can map out our home, and the data they collect would have value: but in the era of GDPR can this really happen?
The business operations of all companies operating in the UK and Europe are set for major disruption when the General Data Protection Regulation becomes enforceable in May 2018.