Last year, large companies like Uber and Yahoo reported data breaches that resulted in personal data being leaked to unauthorised parties. The implementation of the GDPR will force businesses to take the necessary steps to ensure that the handling and storage of data is safe and secure.
Published: 1 February 2018
The GDPR will introduce new contractual obligations, increase the information that needs to be given to individuals, and enhance reporting obligations in the event of a breach - with Minister of State for Digital, Matt Hancock, saying its aim is to give the UK “one of the most robust, yet dynamic sets of data laws in the world”.
Published: 26 January 2018
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to significantly raise the standards for the processing of personal data in the European Union (EU). After May 25, 2018, every business will be impacted by GDPR and failure to comply with the regulation will result in costly penalties of 4 percent of global annual turnover or €20 million, whichever value is greater.
Published: 20 January 2018