New guidance on European data transfers

Companies transferring data outside of the European Union received new guidance on safely doing so from the European Data Protection Board this month. This follows a move by the Court of Justice of the European Union to scrap the Read more

Data breach fines grow

Data breach fines have grown since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, according to the law firm DLA Piper. There have been over 160,000 data breach notifications across Europe May 2018, according to the DLA Piper Read more

Lessons to learn on data for political parties

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued formal warnings to major political parties across the UK after it found risks in relation to the way they obtain and process personal data and meet data protection requirements.

Many of the Read more

Cybersecurity is the single biggest risk for 2019

Cybersecurity is the single biggest risk organisations are likely to face over the next year, according to the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing’s (ECIIA) annual Risk in Focus 2019 report. While the related topics of data Read more

Are data regulations an opportunity?

Most risk managers at the IRM’s Big Debate event in London this July had started their GDPR projects. But from a show of hands, few considered the General Data Protection Regulation an opportunity to improve risk management processes.

Julia Read more