The DPO must be independent, but how?

The EU GDPR compliance requirements call for certain organisations to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). Even where such an appointment is not mandatory, it is often still advisable for organisations processing personal data to appoint one. The European Data Protection Board, formerly the Article 29 Working Party, has advised that DPOs are the [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:52:44+00:0028th August, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

The Marriot International data breach fine – yet another reminder to prioritise personal data protection

Introduction On 9 July 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a notice of its intention to fine Marriott International £99,200,396 for its infringement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) following revelations of personal data breaches in November 2018. The fine came on the heels another fine by the ICO of £183 million [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:52:57+00:0019th August, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

Privacy and Security Forum (Washington DC)

Data Breach in the EU: The New Landscape Privacy and Security Academy Our European Data Protection Director and Corporate Governance Counsel, Tilly Lang will be in Washington DC on 14-16th October 2019 to attend the Privacy and Security Academy and data breach in the EU. The session will focus on the way [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:59:32+00:005th August, 2019|News|