News & Press Releases

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps: questions the government needs to address

by
Martin Fletcher
/ 13 May, 2020

Martin Fletcher looks at what the government should be addressing when implementing contact-tracing apps to help tackle the spread of COVID-19.

Securing your remote working processes during the COVID-19 pandemic

by
Cameron Troake
/ 03 Apr, 2020

If you have recently changed your processes to support an increased number of home workers, we can help you make sure your new processes are as safe as your usual ones. We work with organisations of all sizes to help them build effective processes that mitigate risks and stay compliant with the regulations. 

COVID-19: How to help the vulnerable in your community

by
Cameron Troake
/ 26 Mar, 2020
There are some people who are more vulnerable than others in our current climate, and it’s important to ensure these individuals can get help if they are self-isolating for long periods of time - but this shouldn't introduce them to new risks.

DQM GRC Director named one of 2020’s most influential data & analytics practitioners

by
Cameron Troake
/ 26 Mar, 2020

We’re delighted that DQM GRC Director, Christine Andrews, has been named in the 2020 edition of the DataIQ 100.

“This is the whole point about privacy law, the whole point of privacy is to make sure this kind of thing never happens!” *

by
Martin Fletcher
/ 13 Mar, 2020

Martin Fletcher is data protection and privacy consultant with 7 years of experience in helping organisations use their data with confidence.

Cookies and the ICO, GDPR, PECR and ePrivacy Regulation: A Guide to Compliance

by
Cameron Troake
/ 09 Mar, 2020
This article will help you understand what the GDPR, PECR and the ePrivacy Directive currently mandate about cookies, how to achieve cookie compliance and future activities from the ICO and the ePrivacy Regulation.

Brexit Day – what does it mean for data protection?

by
Camilla Winlo
/ 31 Jan, 2020
At 11pm tonight, the UK will leave the European Union. But what does it mean for data protection? Does GDPR still apply? What happens about ePrivacy? Find out more...

10 data privacy fails that shaped the previous decade

by
Camilla Winlo
/ 28 Jan, 2020

From hackable vibrators and spying on football fans, to ignoring the ICO and banning surnames on schoolbooks, its been a decade of funny to downright terrifying data privacy fails that every organisation can learn from. 

ICO fines pharmacy £275,000 for lax storage of customer records

ICO fines pharmacy £275,000 for lax storage of customer records

by
Cameron Troake
/ 10 Jan, 2020

 An Edgware-based pharmacy in London has been fined £275,000 for the “careless” storage of its patients’ special category data.

Dixons Carphone fined by ICO

ICO fines Dixons Carphone for a data breach affecting 14 million customers

by
Cameron Troake
/ 10 Jan, 2020

The ICO has fined Dixons Carphone £500,000 following a cyberattack which resulted in hackers accessing the personal information of 14 million customers.

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