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The Process of Completing a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and why do I need one? A DPIA assesses the data protection risks asso...
Read More 04 August 2021

Data Protection Gap Analysis (DPGA) – What am I missing?

What is a Data Protection Gap Analysis (DPGA)? A DPGA is an assessment whereby an organisations compliance with the Gene...
Read More 16 July 2021

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Read More 30 June 2021

The New Standard Contractual Clauses – What does it mean for your organisation?

What are the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs)? On the 4th of June 2021, the European Commission published the new...
Read More 29 June 2021

GDPR 3rd Anniversary 2021 - PrivacyEngine Review

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The development of and dependency on new technology in the modern...
Read More 25 May 2021

HSE’s IT System suffers significant cyber attack

Read More 14 May 2021

What is data retention and why is it important?

What does data retention mean? Data retention, also called records retention, is the continued storage of an organisatio...
Read More 11 May 2021

US Data Privacy - Preparing for increased regulation

Adam Smith the economist once said, “Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the ...
Read More 29 April 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccination: What are the Data Protection considerations?

The inception of vaccinations in the fight against COVID-19 has meant a sigh of relief for many. However, they have also...
Read More 20 April 2021

Virginia's Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA):   All you need to know

It’s unlikely that anyone reading this article is unaware of the privacy landscape in the US. The word “landslide” comes...
Read More 04 March 2021

Publication of the Data Protection Commission’s Annual Report for 2020

Read More 01 March 2021

Data Privacy by Design: Balancing Data Protection and Technology Innovation

Could Data Protection and Technology be mortal enemies? If  ‘Data Protection’ and ‘Technology’ were opposing mythologica...
Read More 14 February 2021