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Data Protection Laws Around the World

Most UK business owners and organisations are familiar with UK GDPR but many won’t have had experience with personal data laws in other countries. We know that the business world holds no limits when it comes to distance and that international data transfers are happening more frequently.

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How to Identify a Data Breach, and What Needs to Happen Next

Data breaches are a serious problem in the digital age, and can have far-reaching implications for both individuals and businesses. A data breach is one of the most severe forms of security threat and can lead to information theft, financial damage, and reputational damage. Identifying when you’ve suffered a data breach is essential for taking action to protect your assets, reputation, and customers. But how exactly do you know when you’ve suffered from one?

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UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (No.2) 2023

The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (DPDI) reform bill was initially proposed in July 2022 but was paused in September 2022.The revised draft was submitted to parliament on 8th March 2023. In this article, you will learn what the changes are and what those changes mean for businesses and Data Subjects. You can also watch our free webinar below

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What Does ‘Legitimate Interest’ Mean Under GDPR?

When you consider the kind of data that is collected across different organisations, it is obvious why it is so important that data is protected. Addresses, medical history, date of birth and credit history are just some of the types of personal data that are stored and protected under GDPR and measures are put in place to prevent data leaks.

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ICO Urges Accountants To Provide GDPR Compliance Support

The Information Commissioner’s Office has recently called for accountants to play their role in SMEs' data protection compliance. For a lot of accountants, this news has not gone down well as many do not believe that it is their role or responsibility to talk to their clients about GDPR, particularly as it is not generally their area of expertise. Interestingly the ICO did not contact any accountants to get their view on this proposal.

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What Is a Data Leak and How Do They Happen?

Data leaks are a serious problem for organisations and individuals. In this day and age, individuals freely provide personal information to organisations, therefore a data leak can have a significant impact on both the company and the person. They often involve the exposure of personal data (such as name, address and financial details), with additional damage to the company or organisation in terms of potential financial loss and reputational damage.

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