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 →

Intel Chip Flaw – What a F*CKWIT!

Unless you are running a computer system older than Noah, then it is highly likely that you could be affected by the recently identified flaw in CPU hardware produced by Intel. The Register has reported on a recently discovered design flaw in the CPU hardware produced by the major chip manufacturer Intel which could allow... Continue Reading →

12 Days of GDPR – Day 12 International

What the ICO says – “If your organisation operates in more than one EU member state (ie you carry out cross-border processing), you should determine your lead data protection supervisory authority. Article 29 Working Party guidelines will help you do this.” What does this mean for your organisation – These 12 Days of GDPR snippets... Continue Reading →

12 Days of GDPR – Day 11 Data Protection Officers

What the ICO says – “You should designate someone to take responsibility for data protection compliance and assess where this role will sit within your organisation’s structure and governance arrangements. You should consider whether you are required to formally designate a Data Protection Officer.” What does this mean for your organisation – It is very... Continue Reading →

12 Days of GDPR – Day 9 Data Breaches

What the ICO says – “You should make sure you have the right procedures in place to detect, report and investigate a personal data breach.” What does this mean for your organisation – This mean that all relevant technical and organisational controls must be in place to mitigate data breaches. These controls will depend on... Continue Reading →

12 Days of GDPR – Day 8 Children

What the ICO says – “You should start thinking now about whether you need to put systems in place to verify individuals’ ages and to obtain parental or guardian consent for any data processing activity.” What does this mean for your organisation – Does your organisation offer goods or service to children? If you said... Continue Reading →

12 Days of GDPR – Day 7 Consent

What the ICO says – “You should review how you seek, record and manage consent and whether you need to make any changes. Refresh existing consents now if they don’t meet the GDPR standard.” What does this mean for your organisation – This is the big one that is causing the most controversy and confusion... Continue Reading →

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