Data protection

Review & Re-Assess your Data Security Risks

The chaos of Covid-19 The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and UK government-levelled restrictions saw a frantic switch by business to a reliance on staff remote working facilities over the last month. The change in the operational environment opened up a multitude of potential risks to data security and compliance with legal obligations.  Now the …

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News Review – March 2020

Support during Covid-19 We’re able to provide support remotely and this is an ideal time for many to take the opportunity to review Privacy & Data Security policies, compliance with GDPR & engage in some staff training. Get in touch – we can help. Covid-19- increasing data security risks

Cyber Essentials – Time to get certified ?

What is Cyber Essentials ?   Cyber Essentials is a government backed scheme, now under the control of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC); which sets out basic cyber security measures to help protect against some of the common cyber threats.  It is also a means for organisations to demonstrate their commitment to the security of …

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£275,000 Fine confirmed as first under GDPR – What happened ?

First fine issued under GDPR ! The ICO has confirmed that the first fine to be levelled against a business for an offence under GDPR, has been issued to Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, a pharmacy based in Edgeware. Whilst intention to fine notices remain in force against British Airways and Marriott International for fines in the …

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