Data Protection Impact Assessment, also known as a DPIA, is a mandatory requirement according to Article 35 of the GDPR. The article gives guidance as to when to perform a DPIA stating: Where a type of processing in particular using new technologies, and taking into account the nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing, is likely to result in
The GDPR will come into force in May 2018 and its main goal is to give data subjects the power over their personal data. In this sense, there is a strong emphasis on personal rights, with fines for non-compliance reaching up to 20$ million or 4% of the annual turnover, whichever is higher. We discussed data subjects rights in various posts here on our blog.
Security and data breaches today According to a study by BreachLevelIndex.com more than 5 million data records are stolen everyday with a total of 9 billion data records breached since 2013. Out of all of them only 4% were "secure breaches" with encryption used and stolen data considered useless. It is a worrying number that makes it easy to understand
Consent management is probably one of the hottest topics in the GDPR. It is not a new subject, but the requirements imposed by the Regulation, together with high fines for non-compliance, make it a very important topic. On our website, we tackled the subject on more than one occasion - both in the main topic "How does consent work?" and more in detail in
25th May 2018... The General Data Protection Regulation is approaching fast. With only a year left to prepare, many companies are starting to wonder how to get started on GDPR implementation. Some might think they should start by actually reading the Regulation but, truth be told, after reading the 99 articles you might find yourself more confused than
There is no doubt the General Data Protection Regulation will change organizations worldwide, but is it really a catalyst for Digital Transformation? Even though GDPR is a European-born regulation, it will change companies’ strategies worldwide, forcing them to get on the digital revolution road. Digital Transformation is not just a buzzword anymore.
European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect businesses worldwide, even though they might not be aware of it yet. Starting with the 25th of May 2018, all companies that do business in the EU, or that manage EU citizens’ personal data, regardless of their size will need to be GDPR compliant. Even though the