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    Highlights from the GDPR 2019 Summit

    Almost a year on from the implementation of the GDPR, Skillcast held a breakfast forum for its clients at South Place Hotel. During this session, Skil...

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    Personal Data Under GDPR - A Whole New World?

    What constitutes personal data under GDPR? With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data. Historically, we have taken persona...

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    GDPR – New Fines – New Approach to Data Retention?

    It has long been accepted that data protection, has by and large been a poor relation in the world of compliance, and in particular never been a good ...

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    GDPR – No more Data Subject Access Request Fees!!

    Under GDPR, Article 12 (5), a response to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) must now be provided free of charge, unless the request is deemed to be...

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    Facebook scores badly on GDPR principles

    As the fallout continues following the data scandal embracing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, after facing heavy criticism for his long silence, its...

    Read More

    Facebook scandal shines light on murky data business

    Social media companies are being urged to do more to protect users' personal data following the Facebook scandal where data analytics firm Cambridge A...

    Read More

    Facebook value drops $50bn after data scandal

    Facebook's value has dropped $50bn following the data scandal which saw 50 million users' personal data being scraped and shared with data firm Cambri...

    Read More

    FINRA warns of fake FINRA phishing emails

    Not for the first time, FINRA, the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has warned investors not to be taken in by fake phishing emails that ap...

    Read More

    100 million local government cyber attacks but still no training?

    There have been almost 100 million cyber attacks on UK local government over the last four years, with around 1 in 4 local authority systems being bre...

    Read More

    5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Hackers

    According to a report by cybersecurity firm Norton, more than 17 million brits were hit by cybercrime in 2017, with hackers stealing £4.6bn from inter...

    Read More

    The ONE Element of GDPR That Will Catch You Out...

    How prepared is your firm for GDPR? GDPR has been with us for a while now, since 25th May 2018 to be exact. But, how well do you think your firm's pre...

    Read More

    10 tips to safeguard your reputation post-GDPR

    Elizabeth Denham, the UK's Information Commissioner, has accused the media of scaremongering by focusing too much on the fines that may be imposed onc...

    Read More

    5 steps to stay compliant when sharing data under GDPR

    On 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brought significant changes to data protection laws. The new regulation aims to harmon...

    Read More

    6 ways to protect health data under GDPR

    Healthcare providers have been advised to strengthen their data protection controls before GDPR, following a series of breaches.

    Read More

    7 ways to safeguard data subject rights under GDPR

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is warning firms that they must respect individuals' rights to prevent their data being used for marketing...

    Read More

    6 steps to stay compliant with sensitive personal data

    Data regulators in France, Spain and the Netherlands appear to be flexing their muscles in readiness for GDPR:

    Read More

    Tone from the top: 5 ways to move GDPR up the boardroom agenda

    Boardrooms across the UK are too complacent and many are failing to take the new data protection rules seriously, according to joint research by Trend...

    Read More

    5 ways to ensure lawful processing of data under GDPR

    Who needs consent under GDPR? Everything hangs on consent under GDPR, right? We can't process any personal data without it.

    Read More

    7 tips to stay compliant with data protection laws

    Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance with data protection laws is more important than ever.

    Read More

    7 tips for working with email distribution lists

    A distribution list is a feature of email client programs that allows a user to maintain a list of email addresses and send messages to everyone in th...

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    Highlights from the GDPR 2019 Summit

    Almost a year on from the implementation of the GDPR, Skillcast held a breakfast forum for its clients at South Place Hotel. During this session, Skil...

    Read More

    Personal Data Under GDPR - A Whole New World?

    What constitutes personal data under GDPR? With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data. Historically, we have taken persona...

    Read More

    GDPR – New Fines – New Approach to Data Retention?

    It has long been accepted that data protection, has by and large been a poor relation in the world of compliance, and in particular never been a good ...

    Read More

    GDPR – No more Data Subject Access Request Fees!!

    Under GDPR, Article 12 (5), a response to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) must now be provided free of charge, unless the request is deemed to be...

    Read More

    Facebook scores badly on GDPR principles

    As the fallout continues following the data scandal embracing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, after facing heavy criticism for his long silence, its...

    Read More

    Facebook scandal shines light on murky data business

    Social media companies are being urged to do more to protect users' personal data following the Facebook scandal where data analytics firm Cambridge A...

    Read More

    Facebook value drops $50bn after data scandal

    Facebook's value has dropped $50bn following the data scandal which saw 50 million users' personal data being scraped and shared with data firm Cambri...

    Read More

    FINRA warns of fake FINRA phishing emails

    Not for the first time, FINRA, the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has warned investors not to be taken in by fake phishing emails that ap...

    Read More

    100 million local government cyber attacks but still no training?

    There have been almost 100 million cyber attacks on UK local government over the last four years, with around 1 in 4 local authority systems being bre...

    Read More

    5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Hackers

    According to a report by cybersecurity firm Norton, more than 17 million brits were hit by cybercrime in 2017, with hackers stealing £4.6bn from inter...

    Read More

    The ONE Element of GDPR That Will Catch You Out...

    How prepared is your firm for GDPR? GDPR has been with us for a while now, since 25th May 2018 to be exact. But, how well do you think your firm's pre...

    Read More

    10 tips to safeguard your reputation post-GDPR

    Elizabeth Denham, the UK's Information Commissioner, has accused the media of scaremongering by focusing too much on the fines that may be imposed onc...

    Read More

    5 steps to stay compliant when sharing data under GDPR

    On 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brought significant changes to data protection laws. The new regulation aims to harmon...

    Read More

    6 ways to protect health data under GDPR

    Healthcare providers have been advised to strengthen their data protection controls before GDPR, following a series of breaches.

    Read More

    7 ways to safeguard data subject rights under GDPR

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is warning firms that they must respect individuals' rights to prevent their data being used for marketing...

    Read More

    6 steps to stay compliant with sensitive personal data

    Data regulators in France, Spain and the Netherlands appear to be flexing their muscles in readiness for GDPR:

    Read More

    Tone from the top: 5 ways to move GDPR up the boardroom agenda

    Boardrooms across the UK are too complacent and many are failing to take the new data protection rules seriously, according to joint research by Trend...

    Read More

    5 ways to ensure lawful processing of data under GDPR

    Who needs consent under GDPR? Everything hangs on consent under GDPR, right? We can't process any personal data without it.

    Read More

    7 tips to stay compliant with data protection laws

    Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance with data protection laws is more important than ever.

    Read More

    7 tips for working with email distribution lists

    A distribution list is a feature of email client programs that allows a user to maintain a list of email addresses and send messages to everyone in th...

    Read More