The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

The fall-out from privacy scandals and the impact of GDPR are being blamed for a slowdown in Facebook's growth after the company revealed the loss of one million users in Europe during the three months to the end of...
Corporate data literacy is defined by Qlik as the ability of a company’s workforce to read, analyse and utilise data for decisions, communicate with data throughout the organisation, and use that data in decision-making...
Facebook has become only the second company ever to be hit with the maximum £500,000 fine for serious breaches of data protection law, after failing to convince the Information Commissioner’s Office that it had done...
When the boss of the world’s largest tech firm (depending on which day of the week it is and the mood of the stock market) decides to speak to regulators, it is always going to make headlines. When that CEO talks about...
Organisations continue to keep legacy IT applications alive because the historical data those systems hold remains useful, despite a recognition that running these obsolete systems poses a major risk to digital...
Will automation replace or augment the humans in the loop? Can a machine be trusted to make decisions without human oversight? How does artificial intelligence sit alongside the principles of accountability and...
A lack of investment and attention to detail in data security is putting customer data at risk, even though nearly half (46%) of all firms recognise they have a probable - or even greater -  risk of an online data...
“AI evangelist” Inma Martinez is very protective of the details on the first page of her passport. Ever since she began using the internet she has used pseudonyms and fake details. “I went online before anyone knew what...
Everybody who has ever read a privacy notice will know how turgid the language can be. In addition, they can be as long as dissertations. But a new website has been set up to help people better understand the privacy...
Over three months after GDPR came into force, the vast majority of firms have been found wanting when it comes to giving consumers access to the information that is held on them, with 70% of businesses worldwide failing...

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