DPO, GDPR, data protection officer, outsourced dpo, personal data, data protection, data protection consultancy, dpo service
DATE Nov 30, 2018 8:55 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

DPO: Don’t shoot the messenger!

It’s been an interesting week for the Outsourced DPO: dispatched to the Jurassic Coast for a spot of auditing at two separate client sites, kicking off a new GPDR compliance project and advising on a couple of personal data breaches. Don’t shoot the messenger! Most of the week was spent...
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DPO, GDPR, data protection officer, outsourced dpo, personal data, data protection, data protection consultancy, dpo service
DATE Nov 27, 2018 1:54 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

DPO: Data Protection World Forum!

Another interesting week as an Outsourced DPO including two days at the Data Protection World Forum, a letter from the ICO, and more proactive regulation in Germany. A day in the life of a DPO I attended the two-day Data Protection World Forum in London’s ExCel this week both as...
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eprivacy, gdpr, data protection, eu law, pecr
DATE Nov 21, 2018 12:27 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

ePrivacy Regulation and Electronic Direct Marketing

What is it? The ePrivacy Regulation (ePR) will replace the ePrivacy Directive 2002 (amended 2009), which gave us the UK’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) in 2003. The ePR is expected to come into force in 2019 and will apply to internet-based voice and messaging services (such as Skype,...
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DATE Sep 11, 2018 11:07 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Information Security

Launching our PCI QSA Practice

Data Protection People, which is part of the Storm Technology Group, today launches a new PCI Qualified Security Assessor consultancy practice. This new practice sits within our PCI and Information Security division, and will deliver consultancy and formal assessment services to merchants and service providers, across Europe. For the past...
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DATE May 10, 2018 12:33 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Critical National Infrastructure

Protecting our national infrastructure with the NIS Regulations

The NIS Directive has come into force in the UK today, in the form of The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018. The Regulations are designed to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure, such as power and telecommunications. Organisations that operate ‘Essential Services’ are now legally required to introduce robust safeguards...
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