DPO 200: Recognising data protection professionals from across Europe

The Data Protection sector has experienced widespread change of regulatory and technology developments, particularly over the last 12 months following the enforcement of GDPR. GDPR celebrates its one year anniversary tomorrow, May the 25th 2018. The DPO 200, sponsored by OneTrust, in association with the GDPR Institut, recognises and celebrates individuals who have made significant […]

Privacy and Security under one roof at PrivSec Dublin

Privacy and Security teams need to work together closely – but in many organisations silos still exist. PrivSec Dublin will bring together privacy and security teams for a two-day conference that champions collaboration, progression and innovation. Taking place at the Convention Centre Dublin, the city’s leading conference and exhibition venue, PrivSec Dublin is located just […]

TrustArc webinar: consent & legitimate interest – the continuing debate

Data Protection World Forum in partnership with privacy compliance leaders, TrustArc, present “Consent and legitimate interest – the continuing debate” webinar. Designed for business leaders seeking advice and guidance on compliance with the latest data privacy legislation, this exclusive broadcast brings Abigail Dubiniecki (GDPR and Data Privacy Specialist, My Inhouse Lawyer) into debate with Xavier […]

The GDPR Maturity Framework

In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became one of the most comprehensive data protection laws to be implemented in the world. Nearly all businesses and organisations handling the personal data of individuals living within the European Union, had to ensure they were compliant under the new regulations. The regulations led to the […]

GDPR:Report Weekly Roundup

Each week, GDPR:Report presents the top 5 headlines from the week’s news and upcoming events in the data protection industry. This week marks the first anniversary of the introduction of GDPR, and hackers can now steal your identity through your coffee machine. Happy Birthday, GDPR! Saturday 25th May 2019 marks the one year anniversary of […]

SurveyMonkey data centre advances cloud operations in Europe

74% of UK residents care that their data is stored in the European Union, according to SurveyMonkey’s latest research on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Global survey software company, SurveyMonkey has announced the launch of a European data centre that will be available this month to new enterprise customers. The public cloud infrastructure enables […]

London Underground will start tracking passengers through Wi-Fi

Following a trial in 2016, Transport for London (TfL) will roll out Wi-Fi tracking on the London Underground. In a press release TfL announced that “secure, privacy-protected data collection will begin on 8 July 2019” with improved customer services such as alerts about delays and congestion within stations. TfL also stated that individual customer data […]

UK political parties are failing to protect their members

A security vendor has revealed that UK political parties are failing miserably on email security, ahead of the European elections. It has been discovered that UK political parties participating in the European Parliament elections have a poor take-up of the DMARC protocol. Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a solution best utilised to […]