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Only one-in-five major organisations confident they will be ready for GDPR

Yesterday, we reported that 38 per cent of firms don’t think that they will be ready for the GDPR by March 2018. Following on from that, law firm Technology Law Alliance has told us that its research shows that fewer than one in five large enterprises are ‘highly confident’ that they will achieve compliance by the time that the new ... Read More »

Avaya files statement to leave Chapter 11 as public company

Networking and telecoms giant Avaya has filed a Registration Statement on Form 10 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, as it prepares to exit its Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a public company. President and CEO Jim Chirico said that the filing marks “another important step” in Avaya’s restructuring. He added, “Our registration statement lays the groundwork for us to ... Read More »

ICO introduces new GDPR helpline for small businesses

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a dedicated advice line on to help small organisations prepare for the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR comes into force on 25 May next year and tightens the rules around the use of personal data by any organisation that process or manage the personal data of EU citizens. The ... Read More »

Contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors under GDPR

In September, the ICO opened a consultation period on its draft guidance, which provides practical guidelines for UK organisations on contracts between data controllers and processors under the GDPR. The draft guidance includes an overview of the mandatory provisions that will need to be in place between controllers and processors from May next year, and stresses the requirements of their ... Read More »

Leeds Building Society implements data-mapping tool to help with GDPR compliance

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GDPR: Should you keep potentially useful data or delete it?

IT leaders are struggling with the question of whether to delete potentially useful data in order to comply with the EU’s impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Though the industry is awaiting further clarification from the UK’s data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the GDPR currently appears to mandate that data should be deleted once it has been ... Read More »

The GDPR ‘industry-wide education gap’ needs to be addressed

The boards of UK businesses are not treating the GDPR with the seriousness it deserves, according to a survey of 1,000 IT leaders around the world by Trend Micro. There is still a widespread lack of knowledge about what constitutes ‘personal data’. For example, firms don’t know that the definition applies to email marketing databases (56 per cent); a customer’s ... Read More »

Large firms name their three top GDPR obstacles

Large British businesses have named data sprawl as one of the most significant challenges that they face as they try to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A study has found that these firms work with end users’ personal data on 24 different systems, and share it with 48 other companies, on average. The huge amount of personal ... Read More »

Does the GDPR have a technology answer? Blue Cedar injects code to protect data

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Brexit: a survival strategy for CIOs

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