ISO 27002: A Comprehensive Guide to Information Security Controls

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Data breaches are becoming increasingly prevalent lately, organizations must prioritize information security to safeguard their sensitive information and protect their stakeholders. One internationally recognized standard that assists organizations in establishing robust information security practices is ISO 27002. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore into the intricacies of ISO 27002, its purpose, importance, and how […]

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LGPD Unveiled: A Closer Look at Brazil’s Data Protection Regulations

Unraveling the complexities of data protection may be tedious, especially if you are not familiar with them. Discover more in this insightful post as our compliance specialist, Tiana Dermendjieva, delves into the intricacies of data protection in Brazil. The LGPD (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados), or the Brazilian General Data Protection Law, was officially […]

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Protecting Data in Oz: Avoiding Costly Violation Penalties

In the digital age, data is a treasure trove of information that drives businesses and empowers innovation. However, this treasure comes with a caveat – the responsibility to protect it. With Australia’s stringent data protection laws, keeping personal information secure isn’t just good practice, it’s the law. In this blog, we’ll delve into the key […]

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Fines in Australia for Data Protection Violations

In an era dominated by digital interactions, the safeguarding of personal and sensitive data has become a paramount concern. Governments globally are enacting stringent data protection laws to ensure the sanctity of individuals’ information. Australia stands firmly in this movement, fortified by robust data protection regulations and diligent regulatory bodies entrusted with their enforcement. In […]

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Canadian Data Protection Fines and How to Avoid Them

In our increasingly digital world, where personal information is a valuable asset, data protection has become a paramount concern. Canada, like many other countries, has established stringent regulations to safeguard individuals’ personal data and ensure their privacy rights are upheld. But what happens when these regulations are violated? In this blog post, we’ll delve into […]

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What is a personal data breach?

Many companies don’t take data privacy protection seriously until a data breach occurs.A data breach is the worst nightmare that can happen to a company.If you’ve ever faced a data breach, you will understand the difficulties that you might face without a robust protection. ICO thoroughly explains what a personal data breach is and how […]

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Instagram fined for violating GDPR regulations

The Irish Data Protection Commission fined Instagram in amount of €405 million euros for breaching the privacy rights of children under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The investigation focused on how the platform allowed users aged between 13 to 17 years to operate accounts which showed their phone numbers and email addresses. This is […]

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Accountability Tracker

As your Article 27 Representative we will always help if you receive a SAR, RTE, or other data protection complaint. It is always best to avoid these all together but most companies will receive GDPR requests at some point.  Disgruntled ex-employees, annoyed customers, malicious compensation-scammers are common sources of SARs and unfortunately these can result […]

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The biggest GDPR fines of 2020 (and how to avoid them)

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Breaching the GDPR can cost you up to €20 million, or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is highest. This means you want to avoid fines wherever possible. We have compiled the three biggest GPDR related fines of 2020 to show you what went wrong, and how you can avoid making these costly errors. 3. […]

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Personal data breaches: are you prepared?

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Many workers are now beginning to value webinars and online courses as a way to keep productive in uncertain times. If you’re looking to brush up on your data protection procedures then this webinar, produced by the ICO, is a good place to start. Since the introduction of GDPR, the ICO recorded a substantial rise […]

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