Two years later, the draconian fines and sanctions included within GDPR have rarely been used (with a few notable exceptions) – so surely this is an indication that most companies have stuck to the regulations and that our personal data is safe.
By Nigel Tozer With a recent, but less publicized, executive order from President Donald Trump, things are happening on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean with regard to personal data. And it looks as though the U.S. and the European Union (EU) have varying ideas about which direction to take. We all leave a digital trail […]
By Nigel Tozer A huge majority of organisations around the world are failing to make even fundamental General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) preparations, with only 11 percent even understanding what constitutes personal data within their organisation, according to the findings of a globally-sourced survey by Commvault. Considering that being able to clearly identify what personal […]
By Patrick McGrath This blog continues the discussion of the connection between ransomware breaches and data privacy. Concerns about ransomware extend beyond backup and recovering access to the lost files.A ransom request could be evidence of a theft of personal data that provides significant exposure to privacy regulations such as upcoming provisions within the EU’s GDPR. GDPR would require […]