For many business owners, the imminent arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) next year is something that is keeping them up at night. But initiatives associated with getting GDPR-ready are set to also bring real benefits to businesses, not least better cybersecurity.
The world has developed a love for retro, with products from furniture to home telephones available in the vintage designs of yesteryear. But not every sector is so susceptible to nostalgia. Traditional document filing systems are infamously painstaking, making the benefits of document scanning too great for it ever to regain preference.
Any accountant can testify to how challenging properly managing payments to creditors can be. It’s a critical element of running a business, but software is helping to alleviate the pressure. In fact, Accounts Payable Automation is doing more than simply reducing the hassle involved in handling the stream on payment obligations.
CCTV used to be considered a solution to security issues. But in recent years, data protection legislation in both the UK and Ireland has reflected concerns over privacy and personal rights. Storing recorded security footage is now considered the same as storing personal data.
With a name that, alone, suggests it’s something no enterprise should want to keep, Dark Data is often a misunderstood presence in company servers. In fact, despite its ominous name, it is actually a highly-valuable asset, and storing Dark Data and correctly mining it can provide huge benefits to businesses.
For a while now, talk amongst the information technology community has been rife with conversation about the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR). The legislation is to be finalised this year and will be effective from May 2018. The following article discusses how the GDPR will affect cloud hosting for both providers and users.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the independent regulatory office in charge of upholding information rights in the interest of the public. The organisation covers the following: Data Protection Act Freedom of Information Act Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) Environmental Information Regulations INSPIRE Regulations The re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations What does the
First published December 2016 On May 25 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially became EU Regulation 2016/679, heralding a new era of data protection across the European Union, leading to varied ramifications for companies around the world. Although employers and organisations won’t need to abide by the new requirements until May 25,
First published November 2016 When the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally takes legal effect on May 25th, 2018, it will bring change to the whole data capture, storage and processing arena. New comprehensive legislation will govern the way businesses must handle and protect personal data, with a specific focus on the privacy
First published November 2016 Sweeping changes to data protection in the European Union will come into enforcement in 2018 – May 25th to be precise – when the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fully implemented across Europe. These changes will affect businesses in the UK in many ways, even with the status of