In-house Training: what’s in it for you?
“Do not take it for granted that all your employees have the same awareness and understanding.” We are noting that discrimination matters are on the increase (in particular in relation to comments/jokes being made at the workplace) however this does…
An array of workshops and courses by 21 Academy
It is going to be a very busy post summer till end of year period for 21 Academy. So far the Academy has launched 3 courses, starting in October, and 8 workshops, starting from September. More courses and workshops are…
ICO Plans a £99m GDPR Fine for Marriott
The UK’s Information Commissioner Office (ICO) is planning to fine Marriott International £99m (€109.93m) for last year’s data breach. The proposed Marriott fine comes hot on the heels of a record-breaking GDPR fine of £183 million imposed by the ICO…
British Airways Slapped With £183m GDPR Mega-Fine
The UK’s Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has levied a record-breaking £183.39 million (€204.62 million) GDPR fine on British Airways for failing to protect customers’ financial and personal data following a cyber-attack on its website last year. The Information Commissioner’s Office…
Employees’ GDPR Training – Why it is important?
Since the GDPR came into effect, it brought a sea-change in how organizations must treat data and protect it. The GDPR necessitates the drafting of policies and to have security measures in place and there is no explicit obligation under…
Happy Birthday GDPR – One Year On!
This article, written by Dr Roselyn Borg and Mr Angelito Sciberras, was first published in the 10th annual Business Leaders Annual Conference’s magazine. — Dear GDPR, Before you were born, you already attained a lot of attention. Now you have…
Statistics behind the 1st year of GDPR
Malta registers a high incidence of data breach reports per capita A year ago, 25th May 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force with a seismic shift in privacy and information rights. It brought new and…
Your Used Devises Can Still Affect Your GDPR Compliance
It is almost a year since the General Data Aegis Regulation (GDPR) came into force. It has made a paramount impact on business demeanour: especially on marketing which has become more conscientious. It has also affected consumers who are maybe…
Data processors beware – Italy has issued its first GDPR fine
It has been almost a year since the GDPR regulation came into force, along with the new data protection regime for data processors. It has had a major impact on the responsibilities of both data controllers and their data processors….
The Status of the GDPR – One Year Mark Gets Closer
On the eve of the Data Protection Day in Europe, the European Commission released a statement on the status of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25th May 2018. In its statement, the Commission…