We’re more than halfway into the year 2017. And what better time to take a look at what you – our readers – have found to be the most interesting topics and blog posts during these first six months. Maybe you’ve missed one of these great posts? This is your chance to (re-)read them. These are the five most viewed posts:Read More
The GDPR is a new legislation designed to strengthen the protection of EU citizens’ personal data, by setting new standards for the management and use of the data, whether your business is European or not (you can find much more useful information on this GDPR site).
Up until now, businesses have traditionally ‘owned’ the personal data of their customers, employees and other individuals. But from May 25th, 2018 individuals will be given several new personal data rights, putting the ownership right back in to the hands of each individual. From then on, personal data, such as email address, phone number, social media handles, location data and more, will be on a loan basis only, as individuals can request all of their data deleted or transferred to someone else anytime they want.Read More
Just a year from now the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that aims to strengthen data protection for individuals, will come into force. It will affect all companies inside and outside of Europe that are storing and managing personal data of European citizens.Read More
Data Governance. It’s kind of like going to the gym. You know it’s really good for you, but you just don’t do it (Sorry Nike!). The same applies for many organizations today when it comes to data governance. They know that it can add real value to their business, but despite that, it is and always has been difficult to sell internally. Concepts such as technical and business-related metadata, data quality, information models and data ownership often lack funding for implementation.Read More
Among management teams in businesses all over the globe, there’s an increasing focus on the long awaited European Union General Data Protection Regulation, the GDPR, that is finally coming into force on the 25th of May, 2018. The new regulation has put data protection on top of many businesses’ priority list. But so far, the GDPR has pretty much escaped the attention of the average consumer. But as we get further into 2017 and nearer the deadline, the general public - especially in Europe of course - will become increasingly aware of the GDPR and the opportunities it brings for them. And that will be felt through changing consumer patterns; which companies need to be ready for. But is your company prepared for customers that know the worth and risks of sharing their data?Read More
If your business is lawfully obligated to adopt the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or parts of it, now is the time to start thinking about it. Considering the wide scope of this new EU regulation, the sooner you start, the better. In this blog post we list the five steps you need to take for your business to be compliant by 25 May 2018.
The General Data Protection Regulation, which all companies processing personal data of EU citizens need to comply with by 25 May 2018, affects every branch in your organisation that in some way or the other handles personal data. One department that is very much depending on using personal data in their everyday work is marketing. We’ve gathered 11 things you in marketing need to face as a result of the GDPR.Read More
By now, you probably know that the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force in May 2018 (And if you don’t you can catch up here). But like most companies, you probably have a bunch of GDPR related questions. We have gathered the 3 most frequently asked and, of course, their answers.Read More
This famous quote isn’t just applicable to Spiderman, it’s also very applicable to technology. Today, with the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses have the power to develop intelligent, useful products and services. Yet many are so trapped in the web of simply making products, that they are neglecting the protection and privacy side of IoT technologies. By doing so, IoT companies are only one IT security nightmare away from destroying their brand and credibility.Read More
A new data protection regulation from the European Union will enter into force on May 25, 2018. It’s called the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The businesses that fall under this new regulation will have to meet several new requirements in relation to how they collect and use the personal data of EU citizens. You may think this sounds boring and irrelevant to your business and that 2018 is far away, but perhaps you should pay the new regulation some attention.