Data protection policies play an important role both in ensuring compliance with the law and demonstrating compliance to regulators. Many organisations will need not only internal but also customer facing policies which can seem like burdensome bureaucracy.
This month, Global Data Hub discusses the purpose of these policies, what they should contain and the benefits they bring if used correctly. More
In April, we take a look at doing business on the move and how the increasing use of smartphones and tablet devices by employees for work purposes, creates data protection challenges.
The Global Data Hub explores the data protection risks when managing a mobile workforce through a 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) strategy. We consider the importance of technical safeguards for personal information as well as effective oversight of data transmissions, without infringing employee privacy rights. More
Just over a year on from the publication of the EC's draft data protection package, everyone has had a chance to digest, comment on and (in many cases) criticise the proposals. Issues such as the potential number of implementing and delegated acts in the draft legislation, the right to be forgotten and the administrative burden on organisations, are causing considerable concern.
Global Data Hub takes a look at the progress of the EC proposals and considers the implications for key sectors. More