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GDPR

What is GDPR and how will it affect you...

General Data Protection Regulation

from

25th May 2018

all public and private sector organisations have to comply with the new regulation

regardless of whether you are in or out of the EU, if you lose any data on EU citizens you could face a fine of up to

 

or

of your global annual turnover

Useful information that you should know

Article 32
of GDPR

“…appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, including inter alia as appropriate: the pseudonymisation and encryption of personal data”

Article 32
of GDPR

“…the controller has implemented appropriate technical and organisational protection measures, and those measures were applied to the personal data affected by the personal data breach, in particular those that render the personal data unintelligible to any person who is not authorised to access it, such as encryption;”

 

Data-loss

must be reported within

unless the data was encrypted on the lost device

in

2016

a US health insurer lost

950-000

people’s records due to

6-drives

missing hard drives

source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35420306

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