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GDPR, a Great Thing

GDPR, a Great Thing
As an individual, as well as a business owner, I am happy the day of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement has finally arrived. The GDPR will change things for the better.

Are data breaches in schools going undetected?

Are data breaches in schools going undetected?
Our GDPR in Education survey has revealed that 16% of education institutions in the North West of England have experienced a data breach, but is this the tip of the iceberg? Our findings whilst conducting GDPR Organisational Readiness Assessments in the education sector indicate this figure is likely to be far higher.

Why documentation is critical to GDPR compliance

Why documentation is critical to GDPR compliance
After conducting dozens of GDPR Organisational Readiness Assessments for schools and businesses, our consultants have confirmed that inadequate documentation is the most common issue that's holding organisations back from compliance. We take a look at why documentation and staff awareness training are so important.

Is your organisation on track for GDPR compliance?

Is your organisation on track for GDPR compliance?
NW Security has developed a free GDPR Readiness – Quick Checklist to help organisations determine if they are on track for adopting good practice, in preparation for the new legislation. Answer 10 questions and get an instant indication - take the test today.

Getting to grips with the EU GDPR (Part 3) – the DPO

Getting to grips with the EU GDPR (Part 3) – the DPO
The final part in this series of blogs looks at the Data Protection Officer (DPO) role and asks - Do you need a DPO? What is the DPO responsible for? Who should take on the position? Options are explored for organisations where the appointment of an in-house DPO may not be practical, justified or affordable.
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