Travelodge, Fortnum & Mason – Typeform Data Breach

Details below of several data breaches which have happened over the past few days affecting some household names. Travelodge Customers of Travelodge are being notified that some of their personal details have been stolen in a data breach. An email has been sent out 02/07/2018 to customers which explained that: On Friday, June 29, Travelodge... Continue Reading →

Ticketmaster Data Breach

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Ticketmaster UK identified malicious software on a customer support product hosted by Inbenta Technologies, an external third-party supplier to Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster believe that less than 5% of their global customer base has been affected by the incident and that customers in North America were not affected. Though their security experts... Continue Reading →

Limited Time Offer

  I will bet you a pound to a piece of cheese that you have seen umpteen offers from various companies offering you, seminars promising to tell you what to do about GDPR or various numbers of ways to become GDPR compliant. You go along all excited and all that happens is they show you... Continue Reading →

Shhhhred It

Who'd of thought! Did you know that your office shredder needs to meet minimum security level standards for data protection? No? Then read on my friend. Afterwards you can get in touch with me to get advice and guidance on this and many other "didn't think about that" items. Whilst its not set in law... Continue Reading →

Special Offer

As part of your preparations for 25th May 2018 when the EU GDPR comes into force, you need to ensure all staff in your business receive data protection awareness training. This training doesn’t need to be intensive (unless it’s for your DPO) but does need to be appropriate. With that in mind I have a... Continue Reading →

Expert or Professional. You decide.

Expert Ex (a former) spurt (a drip under pressure) Professional Someone with the characteristic of professionalism, a characteristic in which the individual is expected to put the client and duties thereof at the forefront of consideration during an appointment. Above all things family, human dignity, and health. OK the last bit is a bit of... Continue Reading →

Your Value Matters!

Project Management is more than just delivering a project on time and on budget. This is a quote I have used on many occasions when speaking with stakeholders and project team members. The problem is that there are plenty of “Project Managers” out there but very few good quality managers of projects. Back in my... Continue Reading →

Don’t Do GDPR!

What! A data protection professional telling you not to do GDPR! What is the world coming to? Confusing comment from me I know, but what the heck, why should we bother with good information governance. I myself prefer my IT Consultancy and Project Management disciplines anyway. But if you are interested read on: Don’t gain... Continue Reading →

Free Sex!

Free Sex! How intriguing someone giving away sex for free. Before I begin, let’s be clear, “there is no free sex on offer”. Sorry to disappoint you, but now that I have your attention, just think about how let down you are feeling now, knowing that there is no free sex on offer. That’s almost... Continue Reading →

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