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
First published September 2016 Britain exiting the European Union will have huge ramifications for UK businesses. Do you understand how your business will be affected? As the UK public voted to leave the European Union, a collective sigh of relief must have rung out across the nation from businesses who, in their mind, believed that
First published September 2016 The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be one of the most far-reaching data protection regulations in recent times. It will unify data protection for residents of the European Union (EU) and the export of data outside of the EU. It has taken since 2012, when the earliest drafts were
First published September 2016 When the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation comes into full effect and enforcement in May 2018, businesses both in Europe and those who engage with European customers will face sweeping new requirements on data capture and data erasure. The GDPR will dramatically change the rights of the data subject and