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A new magazine for a new era in data protection Real Wire Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:18

Launched on Sunday 20th May, the Data Protection Magazine focuses on current data protection issues. The first edition features interviews with Abigail Dubiniecki, Specialist at My Inhouse Lawyer, and Nicola McKilligan Regan, Senior Partner at Privacy Partnership, alongside other experts covering topics including, GDPR, blockchain, PSD2, and PECR.

Contributors to the magazine include data protection expert Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School. In this issue, Ardi has written features on blockchain technology and a summary of GDPR.

Two thirds of Executive Search Firms fear they could be exposed to significant fines under the GDPR

30 April 2018, London - Research launched today by Invenias, the global leader in executive recruiting software, reveals that 65% of global executive search professionals consider their biggest GDPR-related challenge to be knowing whether the actions they’ve taken to comply will be sufficient. The second biggest challenge is understanding how the regulation applies to their business (57%) and the third biggest challenge was deemed to be the process of reviewing and cleansing data (53%).

WinMagic survey Finds Most Companies Won’t be Ready for EU GDPR Legislation on 25th May

Ontario, Canada - April 25th, 2018 - With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company WinMagic, has today released the findings of research that suggests many companies will not be ready when it takes effect on May 25th, 2018. 62% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) surveyed describe themselves as ‘confident’ in the build-up, with 1 in 5 (18%) saying they are nervous.

GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked.

Sensorpro announce a new capability to help marketing teams meet GDPR requirements

Now Marketers can easily design a Subscriber experience with signup forms, welcome emails and website code that can be used right away.

"GDPR is important to our pan-European deployment," said Sam Giles, Applications Analyst at WD40. "The Sensorpro GDPR capability with multi-language Signup forms & Subscriber activity dashboard are important tools that help compliance requirements."

The Sensorpro GDPR module includes:

Celebrus Delivers Self-Service Solution to Meet Key GDPR Articles

Sunbury-on-Thames, 7th February 2018: Celebrus, the leading real-time enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), has become the first product in the market to enable self-service data requests from citizens under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). With under four months to go until the EU privacy law becomes enforceable, Celebrus offers a rapid compliance solution to businesses facing the challenge of scaling to meet the demand for citizen data requests.

GDPR Befine Solutions assessment: All questions answered?

Freiburg im Breisgau, 25th January 2018. In 119 days, on 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force once and for all. The transition period of two years, and with it the grace period for organizations and authorities, will come to an end. Although time is pressing, many still lack a plan for its implementation. They now have no choice but to set priorities. But where to start? 

Invenias Continues to Pioneer Innovation with New GDPR Module

29 November 2017, London - Invenias, the leading cloud-based platform for executive and strategic hiring, has today announced the Invenias GDPR Module, which is the latest update to its flagship product Invenias 9. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will materially impact the way in which data is captured, stored, shared and moved. As a result, the working practices of the executive search profession will be required to be fully aligned with the requirements of the new legislation.

70% of European IT decision-makers see Brexit as a business opportunity

London, UK, 6th November 2017 - Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has revealed new survey results showing almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of businesses across Europe are anticipating high growth in the year ahead. Reassuringly despite its turbulent outlook, the UK was only slightly behind the European average at 61 per cent. As the political climate presents opportunities for those countries and companies that can move at pace, on average 70 per cent believed Britain leaving the EU was an opportunity for their company.

Europe's GDPR - What Is It & How Does It Affect Email?

One of the things we really strive to do in the Enabler team is keep our clients up to date with the latest goings on in the world of email. Sometimes this is a really fun job, and we get to send around well designed emails or provide updates on the latest coding techniques. Sometimes however, we need to make sure everything we and our clients are doing is in line with the current laws and regulations - *cue sirens*.

In March 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, and I’m here to tell you what it is, why it affects you, and if there’s anything you need to be doing before GDPR comes into effect.