30th July 2021 at 12:00pm
According to the Office for National Statistics, in April 2020, the number of remote workers increased to 46% of the population. Now with the easing of lockdown measures, many businesses are considering or are already implementing what the Financial Times calls a "split model' a.k.a "hybrid working" that divides the time between the home and the office. If home-office working is to become the norm, then organisations need to consider the data protection challenges they will be faced with.
The Children's Code, formerly known as The Age Appropriate Design Code came into effect on 2nd September 2020, with a 12-month transition period. The Code of Practice translates the GDPR into design standards for apps, online games, and web and social media sites, likely to be accessed by children. With 4 months until the 2nd September 2021 do you know what steps you need to take to be compliant?
28th May 2021 at 12:00pm
Criminals used the Covid-19 pandemic to target victims online, through impersonation scams, romance fraud, and investment scams.
Impersonation scam cases, in which criminals impersonate trusted organisations to trick victims into handing over their money, almost doubled to 39,364 cases in 2020, the largest increase of all scam types. During the pandemic, criminals sent fraudulent emails claiming to offer government support to those impacted by the pandemic and scam text messages requesting payments to book a Covid-19 vaccine.
Date and time: 30 April 2021 at 1:30pm
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are investing in long-term operational resiliency, transitioning to flexible remote and hybrid working arrangements. Remote collaboration solutions can enable access to important information and documents while also improving efficiency for off-site employees. Join this upcoming online session to learn how technology can support forward-facing digital transformation initiatives and business continuity for organizations navigating major disruptions.
Cookies (not the sweet, delicious biscuit that you treat yourself to) are often seen as a privacy-intrusive spying tool, whereas to others they support the provision of insightful analytics on website/app usage.
Eleanor Roosevelt once stated that you should "learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself". This quote resonates with us as we believe that you can learn from every personal data breach that has occurred, regardless of how large or small it is. Every two months we will host a lunch and learn webinar where the focus will be learning from data breaches that have hit the news in the UK and abroad.
Eleanor Roosevelt once stated that you should "learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself". This quote resonates with Kellie and Regina as they believe that you can learn from every personal data breach that has occurred, regardless of how large or small it is.
On many an occasion over the past 2 years, we have either been told or overheard someone saying "GDPR says no...". Our instinctive reaction is, "but does it really say that?". 9 times out of 10 our answer would be, "no, GDPR does not say that". For example: