Category Archives: Information Security

ICO Refuses to Disclose GDPR Policy Document for Special Categories Data

In the months leading up to 25th May 2018, data controllers will have been working like Trojans to become GDPR compliant. Data Protection Officers may have been pulling their hair out at the length of their ‘to do lists’.  Not least, working out … Continue reading

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GDPR is coming but don’t panic!

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)will come into force in 3 weeks time. 25thMay though is not a cliff edge; nor is it doomsday when the Information Commissioner will start wielding her 20million Euro (fine) stick! In December, the Commissioner … Continue reading

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GDPR: The New ICO Fees Regime

25th May 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, will see the end of the current Notification regime under the Data Protection Act 1998. Until recently, Data Controllers looked set to save a little money and … Continue reading

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GDPR: The Rise of Information Risk?

By Scott Sammons Risk Management is one of the things that many people claim to know about. Often though, their lack of knowledge is exposed when they end up either focusing on the wrong risks or creating some complicated process … Continue reading

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Full Metal Jacket…

For many after the historic events in the UK, it may indeed feel necessary to don a metaphorical “full metal jacket” to survive what is an ongoing onslaught of the political landscape. Uncertainty grows and the decision to “Brexit” continues … Continue reading

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