The GDPR does define the administrative fines and the categories of offenses, but it is very vague when it comes to practical situations. The Article 29 Working Party has released the guidelines that address precisely that.
The headlines are full of doomsday titles and gut-wrenching articles condemning the disastrous impact of the GDPR on businesses. That is, of course, patently false. In fact, here are just a few ways the GDPR will create a better business environment for everyone.
Bring your own device policies have become commonplace among forward-thinking, modern companies. They are a great way of increasing productivity and employee satisfaction, but data security issues seem to be insurmountable. Is the future of BYOD as grim as it seems?
The GDPR presents a host of new provisions and legally binding requirements that companies and organisations must adjust to. The process will certainly be painful to many, however once it has been completed, the benefits should be obvious.
Password security is often overlooked. We often see passwords more as a nuisance than a security measure. Until it's too late, that is. It doesn't have to be like that. Our simple tips are here to help.
The General Data Protection Regulation has mostly been portrayed in the media thanks to its huge fines. The overall sentiment towards the GDPR has therefore been slightly negative, for no good reason. Yet, as it is often said, bad publicity is better than no publicity.
Data protection and safety is one of the most important things you can do for your company if you regularly process personal data. If it is not already, data protection should be an integral part of your process to ensure compliance with the GDPR as well.
New technological developments can be very exciting. The potential of novel technologies and great inventions can have a massive disruptive impact on our current way of life – with a net beneficial effect if everything goes right.
One of the most jarring experiences for every Internet citizen is seeing their mailbox full of irrelevant e-mails. Are these marketing people so brazen that they think they can annoy you as they please and get away with it?
In spite of its Orwellian undertones, video surveillance has become a major part of our everyday lives. The prevalence of cameras is such that often we don’t even pay any attention to them – this is how commonplace they have become.
The EU laws clearly state that all employees have the right to privacy in the workplace. In an effort to stay as competitive as possible, some companies have resorted to workplace monitoring in order to evaluate the workers’ efficiency and behaviour in the workplace.
Just like companies and non-profit organisations, political parties also fall under the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation. They, too, will have to adapt to a new regulatory environment after 25 May 2018, without exceptions.