Tag or Interest: data governance

  1. 22/05/2018 - 16:30 Type of content: News
    Companies have been warned not to make appointing a data protection officer a "tick-box" exercise following concerns that some companies are handing the role - a legal requirement for many businesses under GDPR - to junior or inexperienced staff. According to Robert...
  2. 21/05/2018 - 15:45 Type of content: News
    The University of Greenwich might have to take a long hard look at its motto of "Change Starts Here" after becoming the first ever university to be fined by the Information Commissioner's Office under the soon-to-be-replaced Data Protection Act 1998. Greenwich has...
  3. 24/05/2018 - 10:00 Type of content: Article
    According to a report by the DMA and Acxiom, learning about the details of the GDPR will lead to a majority of people having greater confidence in sharing data with companies and organisations. In fact, 62% of the 1,000 respondents said that this was the case. The...
  4. 21/05/2018 - 09:00 Type of content: Article
    From anecdotal evidence given by leading data protection lawyer Robert Bond, it would seem that the deadline for GDPR has sneaked up on a significant number of US organisations and caught them unawares. At a round table organised by the Direct Marketing Association at...
  5. 16/05/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: News
    With just nine days to go until GDPR D-Day, a new survey by IBM suggests that the majority of companies now view the impending regulation as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, and data management - or as catalyst for new business models - rather than simply a...
  6. 15/05/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: News
    Facebook has finally acted over widespread concerns - from both users and regulators alike - that companies have been harvesting user data from its site without permission by revealing it has suspended 200 apps it suspects of wrong-doing. All the apps date back to...
  7. 14/05/2018 - 16:45 Type of content: News
    Google chiefs may have been quietly smug about Facebook's data protection woes but they have had those smiles wiped off their faces following claims that the company has been illegally harvesting huge amounts of user information from Android phones. According to media...
  8. 14/05/2018 - 10:45 Type of content: Blog
    Up and down the country and probably across the entire continent of Europe, people’s email inboxes are filling up with requests to “review our updated privacy policy.” Despite having come into force almost two years ago, it is only now that we are days away from the...
  9. 11/05/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: News
    IBM is aiming to tackle one of the biggest threats to data governance in the modern age - and a key factor in data breaches - by implementing a worldwide ban on its own employees using removable storage devices. The company’s chief information security officer, Shamla...
  10. 09/05/2018 - 11:15 Type of content: News
    The Bar Council - the body which represents barristers in the UK - has warned that the rush to push through the "clumsily drafted" UK Data Protection Bill will hand the Information Commissioner's Office powers which could put consumers’ and businesses’ legal rights in...

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