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In-house GDPR compliance: How to do it without losing your sanity

GDPR is seldom black-and-white. But it's not rocket science. If you have decided to work on your GDPR compliance in-house, there are a few things you need to get right from the start so you don't lose your sanity along the way.

By |2019-01-14T13:48:32+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: B2B, GDPR|Tags: , , , |

Outsourcing GDPR compliance: Avoid the common pitfalls

If you choose to outsource your compliance work, you need to choose your outsourced partner carefully so you don't waste time or money. This article will help you learn from the mistakes of others and avoid the common pitfalls.

By |2018-12-10T11:11:37+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: B2B, GDPR|Tags: , , , |

I run a business: What has GDPR got to do with me?

If you are a business established in the EU, GDPR applies to any processing that you perform on the personal data of living individuals. If your your clients are businesses, GDPR may still apply to you. In this article, I go back to basics and talk about the key obligations of GDPR.

By |2018-12-12T10:48:00+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: B2B, GDPR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Create a record of your processing activities

I wrote an article about 2 months ago giving some practical guidance on how to start complying with GDPR.  Since I published the guidance, a number of people have said it really helped them get their head straight and get some clarity around the first logical steps that they needed to take. This week, I dig a little more into why step 2 (creating a central record of your processing activity) is so valuable.

By |2017-11-22T07:59:53+00:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: GDPR|Tags: , |

What I learned from 2 days with 1500 data protection experts

I recently attended a 2-day conference on data protection in Brussels. While I will spare you the boring details, there are two key messages that could be of interest to real people who just want to be compliant.

By |2018-03-01T17:53:16+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: GDPR|Tags: , |

Cybersecurity: Top Tips

Alongside my work helping businesses to prepare for GDPR, I continue to help businesses improve their cybersecurity.

I recently wrote an article for the Kildare Chamber of Commerce's quarterly magazine that provided focused actionable advice to individuals and businesses. You can download my tips here.

By |2018-05-10T11:04:14+00:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , |