The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

The scale of the challenge which companies face in keeping their data secure has been exposed by a new study which claims that three in four businesses in Europe have suffered a domain name system (DNS) attack over the...
One third of global business decision makers say that their organisation would try to cut costs by considering paying a ransom demand from a hacker rather than invest in information security, and although in the UK this...
One of US President Donald Trump's closest allies has launched a scathing attack on GDPR, claiming the new regulation will prevent the UK - and the rest of Europe - from trading with America and even threaten the fight...
Six days in and GDPR is still making as many headlines as it was in the run-up to May 25, with insurance giant AIG the latest to warn that the new regulation is likely to spark a surge in “cyber-extortion” attacks....
Just 19% of IT decision makers are confident that they have done enough to fully comply with now fully-enforced GDPR. This figure was deduced from a survey carried out on behalf of Apricorn which asked the decision-...
The Information Commissioner's Office is using today's GDPR D-Day to officially launch its Your Data Matters awareness campaign, which aims to help consumers understand the changing data protection environment in a...
From now on, 24th May will be known to both consumers and the data industry as D-Day. But not because it represented a glorious first step towards liberating nations from evil invaders, but rather as Deletion Day....
UK consumers have finally woken up to how some companies are exploiting their personal information for profit with a new study showing that over two-thirds (69%) of Britons have actively taken steps to avoid sharing...
According to a report by the DMA and Acxiom, learning about the details of the GDPR will lead to a majority of people having greater confidence in sharing data with companies and organisations. In fact, 62% of the 1,000...
In the rush to become compliant ahead of Friday’s deadline for GDPR enforcement, organisations are struggling to identify and deploy all of the resources which the wide-ranging new law requires. While technology fixes...

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