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Working remotely – Data Protection is going un-noticed

The opportunity to work remotely from an office has increased substantially over recent years as staff in both the public and private sectors embrace new ways of balancing work / home life and reducing travel time. Whilst this method of working has bought…

What GDPR law really means for businesses and organisations globally

Understanding the landscape of GDPR law can still seem overwhelming to businesses as they make every effort to ensure that they are compliant. GDPR law was bought into force across the EU to protect individuals by regulating how data is captured used and…

Worrying concerns over how businesses are managing IT equipment

In a recent survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment by Proband.co.uk. It highlighted that a concerning 44% of businesses in the trades sector had failed to clean their IT equipment of important data prior to its disposal, during the…

UK GDPR Data Protection – What is expected of businesses?

Since the launch of the new UK GDPR regulation in May 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is yet to massively fine any UK businesses to-date. Despite the media attention around the pre-conception that the UK GDPR could just be yet another revenue…

Blockchain IT is revolutionising new ways of working

Blockchain IT is beginning to revolutionise new potential for businesses on a level never seen before.  Whilst to date, often blockchain IT has been associated with financial services and the expansion of cryptocurrency and the platform in which it works on, blockchain IT…

GDPR Data Breach crimes are happening too often

GDPR Data Breach news is now becoming daily news! Recent UK businesses who have fallen victim to the crime have included national brands such as Dixons, Superdrug & Butlins.  With this in mind, there is a certain urgency that more needs to be…

Businesses need to face up to the harsh impact of a data breach

Dixons Carphone Warehouse recently disclosed  that an extensive data breach was discovered in June 2018; however, the cyber-attack was thought to have taken place during the previous year. It has been estimated that 10 million customers’ personal information including names, address and email…

GDPR compliance and its global effects

Since the introduction of GDPR compliance in May 2018, businesses are having to consider far more carefully how they target their advertising and express promotion information. This not only applies to businesses in EU countries who are now required by law to be…

GDPR – What does it mean for UK business?

By now we are all familiar with the term GDPR since its launch under new EU legislation on Friday 25th May 2018; however, understanding what it means in both business and personal terms is still taking time to grasp. Over recent weeks, emails…