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The UK Data Protection Bill and GDPR – what’s going on?

The Government has published its own Data Protection Bill, just ahead of the GDPR coming into force next spring. So what should businesses do now in terms of their own data collection and processing? As we reported in another post, the Government recently published its Data Protection Bill. It’s intended to put data protection law,.

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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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Why breaking data protection law is easier than you think

The Data Protection Act covers many different types of record, both paper and digital. As recently released ICO figures show, many organisations are finding it a challenge to comply with the legislation. Are you aware of your obligations under the Data Protection Act? If not, your business could be breaking the law without being aware.

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Data security incidents in the health sector

The latest figures for security breaches in the healthcare sector show all too clearly why hospitals, surgeries and other medical organisations need to take particular care with confidential data. In the figures for 2016 data security breaches recently released by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), healthcare was far and away the worst-performing sector, accounting for.

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Where did data security go wrong in 2016?

The latest figures from the ICO vividly illustrate the challenge facing those involved with data security, and the many possible ways that data can be lost or compromised. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released its latest data on data security breaches in 2016, along with information on actions they have taken – and it.

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