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    8 Tips to Protect Your Employees From Email Phishing

    Criminals often take advantage of a crisis by using phishing emails that appear to originate from reputable and familiar organisations. We've got some...

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    Data Protection Compliance in Times of Disruption

    GDPR compliance becomes more challenging than ever during times of disruption. To maintain data protection compliance you will need to focus and prior...

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    How Will Brexit Affect GDPR?

    What implications does the UK leaving the European Union have for the GDPR? Will anything change? We answer your most frequently asked questions.

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    8 Tips for GDPR Compliance When Sharing Data

    Before you transfer personal data to other organisations, especially outside the EEA, you need to stop and think about the GDPR implications.

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    Biggest GDPR Fines of 2020

    Breaching the GDPR can cost you up to €20m or 4% of annual global turnover. Which is why we are tracking the size and reasons for the biggest GDPR fin...

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    6 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware attacks - where hackers gain control of IT systems or data and then demand payment to unlock them - doubled in the UK in 2019. Now only the...

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    Biggest GDPR Fines of 2019

    Penalties for breaching the GDPR can reach up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is highest. We examine the size and reasons fo...

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    The 10 Worst Cyber Crimes Analysed

    Cyber crime creates a huge financial drain on the UK economy every single year. Nearly half of UK businesses reported a cyber attack, according to spe...

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    Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About GDPR

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ushered in a new era in the protection of personal data in 2018. Any company deemed non-compliant faces ...

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    What is ISO 9001 & Why is it Important?

    At Skillcast we are committed to quality, and committed to our customers. This is why we value our ISO 9001 certification, which we have maintained co...

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    Data Protection: Is Corporate Confidence Misplaced?

    The Skillcast Compliance Insights Survey found 4 in 5 employees & their managers believed that they understand & comply with data protection legislati...

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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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    Why you need a Data Protection Officer

    Ever wondered whether you need a Data Protection Officer (DPO)? If you haven't appointed a DPO but are thinking if you should have done, we are here t...

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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...

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    How To Protect Your Personal Data When Using Social Media

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

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    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...

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    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...

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