Want to avoid GDPR 2018 fines? Adjust your IT procurement methods

Gartner said many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018. This is because they have not properly audited data handling within their supplier relationships. Sourcing and vendor management (SVM) leaders should, therefore, review all IT contracts to minimise potential financial and reputation risks. “SVM leaders are the…

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Data Protection Act 2018

The UK’s third generation of data protection law has now received the Royal Assent and its main provisions will commence on 25 May 2018. The new Act aims to modernise data protection laws to ensure they are effective in the years to come. An introduction to the Data Protection Bill As the Data Protection Bill went through Parliament…

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Fraudsters posing as banks in data protection emails phishing scam

  New data laws coming into force are being used by scammers to steal personal information, police have warned. Customers of NatWest are among those targeted by the scammers, who have been sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the bank. Companies have been contacting their customers to give reassurance that they are adhering to the new General Data Protection Regulation laws.…

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