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Sending errors worse for breach than cyber

The UK ICO’s detailed report on the 2,629 personal data breaches reported to it in Q1 2020 shows a startling fact: more breaches happened from mis-sending emails, faxes and mail…

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GDPR's 2nd anniversary

GDPR’s just turned 2 – here’s our overview 25 May 2020 went past with a whisper compared to 25 May 2018.  GDPR entered the ‘terrible two’s at a time when…

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Announcing Privacy Kitchen!

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Privacy Kitchen, your FREE video help on GDPR and all things Privacy. If you’re looking after GDPR compliance for your organisation, I bet…

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Google USA takes control

Google’s recently announced that – due to Brexit – it’s changing data controller for UK users from Google Ireland to Google USA.  This has led to some alarmist reporting.  What’s…

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ISO 27701 & GDPR: Adoption Issues Ahead

Many organisations and advisers are looking for a clear, achievable way to demonstrate GDPR compliance status to the board and customers.  Even better if it shows them the way to…

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DPOs between rock & hard place

TL;DR A recent survey highlights the ethical dilemmas that arise from being an in-house lawyer.  Robert Baugh, our lawyer-founder, believes these same dilemmas are being felt, and will continue to…

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The postman always delivers - but shouldn't repurpose data

Trick question: is it legal for a national postal service to guess your political opinions from what they know about you, such as age and address, and sell that data…

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Keepabl's 2nd birthday!

Keepabl turns 2 on 2nd November 2019! Amazing to think we’ll be 2 years old tomorrow – the years have disappeared almost as quickly as this cake!  It’s a great time…

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GDPR + SaaS = Happy Days

Our experience is that, after the last 18 months working on spreadsheets to manage GDPR, many organisations are now looking for SaaS to bring its many benefits to ongoing GDPR…

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Compliance SaaS for MSPs – TubbTalk #56

All MSPs wanted to know about GDPR but were afraid (or just didn’t want) to ask! Join MSP thought leader and IT services consultant Richard Tubb, as he interviews our…

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How MSPs can compete with Free

CompTIA’s unconference session, CompTIA UK Community meetup, Bristol, June 2019. The ‘unconference’ session is always a highlight of CompTIA Community meetups, and Bristol 2019 was no different.  So much great…

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EU Expert Group delivers '1st Year Report' on GDPR

Teacher’s report is in!  Out of 10, how’s the first year of GDPR really gone? [This article originally appeared in Lexology on 10 June 2019] The European Commission created an…

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Introducing Keepabl's PRIVACY STACK

Introducing Keepabl’s PRIVACY STACK At Keepabl, we like keeping compliance simple.  Before creating Keepabl, our founder was General Counsel of growth tech companies for over 13 years, and became expert…

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A very blue Monday for Google

On 21 January 2019, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) hit Google LLC with an incredible fine of €50m. Implications of the decision for online account management and marketing will…

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Why are we doing the BPM Index?

Why we’re doing the BPM Index. We created the BPM Index, and we’re maintaining and publishing the BPM Index, because we exist to help organisations (public and private) with their compliance. …

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An avalanche of DPIA lists

22 – yes 22 – lists of when a data protection impact assessment, or ‘DPIA’, is and isn’t required have been reviewed by the European Data Protection Board (the ‘Board’).  The…

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UK ICO update on breach reporting

In a very welcome speech on 12 September 2018 to the CBI Cyber Security: Business Insight Conference, James Dipple-Johnstone (ICO Deputy Commissioner, Operations) summarised the UK ICO’s approach to security under GDPR and…

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GDPR compliance checks under way?

The GDPR only passed on 25 May 2018 and the Dutch DPA is now checking to see if businesses are complying with one of the most fundamental ongoing requirements: maintaining…

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CLOUDs form over key data flows

The enormous – and enormously valuable – flow of personal data from the European Economic Area to the world’s largest economy, the USA, is again at existential risk.  This alone…

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GDPR Benchmark Report

According to new findings from a Cordium and AmberGate survey, more than half of investment firms are unlikely to be ready for the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation…

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Cordium & Keepabl: Benchmark GDPR regulatory readiness

Our latest Cordium Insights webinar outlines: best practices for assessing data processing, storage, and protection policies, tips for identifying and remediating control gaps and weakness and on how to develop…

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GDPR Reality Check

Robert Baugh of Keepabl is a leading expert on GDPR and a consultant to companies where data protection and the management of confidential and sensitive data is paramount. Only two…

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