Key priorities to prepare for EU GDPR

Read Bart Willemsen list how companies can prepare for the upcoming European Union GDPR regime on IT Pro Portal : The EU’s GDPR has attracted a lot of attention recently, because so many organisations will be subject to the regulation. Coming into effect on the 25th of May 2018, GDPR is intended to protect the […]

Google Launches New Website To Help Explain Its GDPR Controls

Google this week released a new site to help its customers and partners better understand the steps the company is taking to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read the steps Google is taking to comply with the requirements of the upcoming European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]

Deadline looms for companies to comply with EU Data Protection Regulation

Read Larry Anderson’s article about how the upcoming GDPR data breach notification regime will impact businesses on Source Security : The European Union has spelled out specific requirements and safeguards for handling and protecting personal data. In the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU makes clear exactly what is expected of those who control […]

Less than half of global executives believe GDPR compliance is relevant

Many global business decision makers are unaware of the implications of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as other compliance regulations like PCI-DSS and ISO27001/2, with one in five admitting they do not know which regulations their organisation is subject to. Read about the new 2017 Risk:Value report by NTT Security which reveals […]

GDPR: Five myths you will encounter on your compliance journey

Read Jimmy Desai clear five myths regarding the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect from 1.5.2018 in European Union on Computer Weekly : The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018. For the information commissioner, GDPR creates an onus on companies to understand the risks they create for others, […]

British businesses are unaware new data protection laws could cost them millions in fines

Almost two-thirds of British businesses are unaware they could face fines of up to €20million with the introduction of new data protection laws, according to a survey done by YouGov for national law firm Irwin Mitchell. Read about the new survey by YouGov which reveals that nearly two-thirds of United Kingdom businesses are unaware that […]

For U.S. Businesses, GDPR Takes Effect Next Year. Here are 9 Requirements You’ll Need to Meet

Read Alex Bennett list nine requirements that US companies will need to meet for the upcoming European Union GDPR regime on Business : With GDPR on the horizon, what can your business do to protect itself? U.S. companies are already allocating millions of dollars to accommodate GDPR, but more must be done. A data breach will […]

Marketers Are Not Yet Ready For GDPR: Experian Study

Email marketers have been told many that they must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) if they’re doing business in Europe. But they’re not listening, according to a new survey from Experian and the Ponemon Institute. Read about the new study by Experian and the Ponemon Institute which reveals that only 24% say their firms […]

UK businesses at risk of huge fines by not complying with GDPR

Read why Owen Gough says that United Kingdom businesses run a risk of huge fines for non compliance with the upcoming GDPR regime on Small Business : Hundreds of thousands of UK businesses will be potentially at risk of huge fines (up to 4 per cent of a firm’s global annual turnover) by not complying […]

How Physical Access Systems Will Be Affected by GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is marks the biggest change to European data protection law in a generation. With GDPR  set to go into effect on 25 May 2018, security professionals must have a plan for all data stored on physical access systems. IFSEC Global provides insights for GDPR planning here. For firms in […]