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Month: November 2017

Personal-Data-holics Anonymous – the 12 steps

There are so many flights of steps* to GDPR compliance being publicised currently, all with valid guidance, but missing that little something – history.  However, there have been 12 tried and tested steps in circulation for around 70 years, and with some modification, the Alcoholics Anonymous approach has some surprisingly appropriate parallels.  So without any …

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Giving Disappointingly Poor Recruitment (GDPR)

Giving Disappointingly Poor Recruitment

Unemployment rates are at their lowest they’ve been since 1975 at 4.3%. This, however, is not reflected in the unemployment figures of 18-25 year olds which currently stands at 11.8%#. There are no specific figures that cover those under 18 years of age and it should not be overlooked that the hunt for employment starts …

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Not all things that say they are free come at not cost

When is Free Not Free?

Free it says! We click. hold our breath with anticipation. What wonders await? Boundless possibilities! We arrive on a website, scroll. Then our hopes are dashed, like so many childhood dreams. In order to get the free thing we have to pay, only not with money but with our personal information.

Compliance equals Gravity times Data to the power of Processes divided by Resistance to change cubed

The Equation of Compliance

Can there be an equation for compliance? As in mathematical formulas, there is a balance in compliance that needs to be resolved.  Every organisation needs to understand what is required of them; what regulations and standards are applicable (Gravity) and understand what are the affected assets (Data in this case).  Then, how do they meet …

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