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GDPR: the three big risks to your business

As we near the date when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, the magnitude of the compliance task facing firms is becoming ever clearer. The GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018, and new research by information security experts Citrix has examined the major risks that could impact British firms as they.

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The GDPR and data destruction

Setting up a regular schedule for data destruction can help you comply with the GDPR and the recommendations of the ICO. The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in May 2018, places several new requirements on businesses in terms of how they collect, process, store and delete confidential information on customers.

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The new UK Data Protection Bill

The new UK Data Protection Bill, which was published on September 14, will transfer the GDPR into UK law and replace the existing Data Protection Act 1998. It includes several important provisions that businesses need to know about. The Data Protection Bill will bring European standards into UK law ahead of Brexit, to ensure that.

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Child identity theft: teach your child to protect themselves

Most parents know that they need to teach their children to be safe online, particularly when using social media. But what are you telling your kids about the dangers of identity theft? We tend to think of identity theft as an adult problem. But children’s data can be just as useful to fraudsters, who can.

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Do you have an electronic data disposal strategy?

It’s easy to overlook electronic media and end up holding personal data for longer than you should. To make sure you don’t fall foul of legislation, you need an electronic data disposal strategy. In order to comply with data protection law, you need to have a strategy in place for reliably and securely disposing of.

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