GDPR is coming this week – Are you ready?

It can’t have escaped anyone’s notice that GDPR will be coming into force this week on 25 May. From extensive internal discussions about how to ensure that customer data is handled correctly, to the increasing numbers of emails from companies asking us if we would...

5 tips to get ready for GDPR

The rules about processing peoples’ personal data are undergoing significant change this month, with the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe. The new law puts in place a uniform set of rules for processing personal data...

If you handle personal data you need data protection skills

If there is one thing that defines the way that our economy and society are changing, it is data. From open data, like real-time public transport information and government statistics, to the increasing amounts of personal data that we all share as part of our daily...

Knowing how to stay safe secure online is key

It has hardly been a quiet year in terms of IT security so far. The massive breach of a major international credit reference agency, disclosed in September, exposed the highly sensitive personal data of millions of people. A ransomware attack in May took down key IT...

Making creators of the digital world

Barely a week passes without mention of how artificial intelligence will transform our lives. Self-driving cars will make taxis a thing of the past according to some pundits. Computer-generated news stories will replace journalists, as is already happening in some...