GDPR Easy Read: How decisive is it for your company's compliance efforts to provide the DPO with the right resources?

May 1, 2020 1:01:48 PM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in DPO, Data Protection Officer, GDPR Easy Read

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a role that's often met with growing pressure and mounting challenges due to the complexity of obligations to the GDPR, a substantial amount of workload, and the dependency of contributions from other departments within the company. With reports revealing that companies will continue to gather an increasing abundance of data to work with, providing the right tooling and resources to your DPO could prove essential for a company's GDPR compliance efforts. At the end of 2019, a study was conducted to look into how DPOs themselves weighed up on this importance. As DPOs often find themselves struggling to gain this additional support, let's take a look into the facts and figures that highlight this struggle. Most importantly, we'll also see how we can change this obstacle, into an opportunity. 

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GDPR Easy Read: How crucial is it to gain a complete overview of company data for cutting down unnecessary costs?

Apr 24, 2020 9:59:14 AM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Easy Read

Organisations worldwide are collecting an abundance of personal data. With the various opportunities and benefits of making sure that data is optimised, more businesses are moving to data-driven practices. However, as more data is being collected, businesses are also facing unnecessary additional costs and risks.

Research has revealed that businesses in numerous sectors are collecting large amounts of redundant data and spending large amounts just to manage it. By the end of 2020, this total cost is predicted to reach an immense amount. Not only is the growing amounts of data costing companies, but it's also putting them at risks for potential data breaches. 

So why is "de-cluttering" and gaining a complete overview of your company data so crucial? 

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GDPR Easy Read: Is data privacy a key selling point for brands?

Apr 17, 2020 9:53:14 AM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Easy Read

As more and more organisations like yours move to gain the benefits of a data-driven way of doing business, consumers have further grown to be more critical over their personal data. Ever since the enforcement of the GDPR, consumers are especially more interested in just how their personal data is being used.

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GDPR Easy Read: Are CISOs facing even more challenges?

Mar 31, 2020 3:13:51 PM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, ciso, GDPR Easy Read

As a Chief Information Security Officer, you hold a vital role in protecting your organisation's most valuable data as well as their reputation. With experts suggesting the numbers of cyberattacks and data breaches to increase in the upcoming years, your role as a CISO could prove even more decisive. Recent reports have suggested that in the ever-growing pressure CISOs are met with, many are bridging cybersecurity and data privacy together.

This includes keeping up with the EU's GDPR and the numerous obligations it provides. As you continue to establish your organisation's visions, strategies and programs to ensure information assets are properly protected, how are you bridging data privacy compliance with cybersecurity? 

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