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GDPR – the cost of getting it wrong

In the UK, the Data Protection Act 1998 sets out how organisations must handle data and that includes a number of ways in which a company can be penalised.

The new legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect on the 25th of May introduces tougher penalties.

Let’s look at some of the fines issued this year under the DPA and the change to enforcement penalties under the new GDPR. Read more

Data breaches – a rising tide of scandals

Data scandals seem to be coming thick and fast these days. Every week it feels like a different company is hacked or wrapped up in some form of scandal involving the personal information of their customers. Let’s look at how and why it might be happening. Read more