The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25,2018. The overall objective of the regulation was to provide EU citizens with greater control over how their personal information is managed, stored and used. Importantly, European lawmakers have taken steps to restrict the ability of businesses to sell … Read more..
This overview highlights the key themes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to help organisations understand the new legal framework in the EU. It explains the similarities with the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), and describes some of the new and different requirements. It is for those … Read more..Read More
Four letters – GDPR – have been imprinted on the minds of fundraisers and charities over recent months. The general data protection regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that will come into effect on 25 May 2018 to replace the current Data Protection Act. It’s the biggest overhaul of … Read more..Read More
Protecting yourself from hackers and data breaches requires constant vigilance. Last year’s tips don’t necessarily hold up to this year’s attacks. The reality is this: cyber criminals are constantly testing new ways to beat the system, requiring new defenses and evolving tactics to stay out of harm’s way.… Read more..Read More
Cyber security is on the national agenda as Governments and businesses realise the devastation that can be caused by a major hack.
The UK Government is no exception. In November 2016, it launched its National Cyber Security Strategy. Covering the period from 2016 to 2021, the new strategy sets out