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…
Subject Access Requests Rise Under GDPR
Since its inception, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has brought a paradigm shift within the organisations regarding data privacy landscape. Handling subject access requests (SARs) effectively and within the prescribed time remains a challenge for many employers especially where…
Conference: GDPR – One Year On
21 law in collaboration with 21 Academy shall be organising a half day conference to mark the one year of the GDPR coming into force. On the 5th June 2019 just over one year would have passed since the General…
Phishing Awareness: Recognizing, addressing & avoiding threats
In today’s progressively digital world, most of what we do, whether it is for business or pleasure, is carried out online. This expansion in online activity has resulted in a mammoth-sized explosion in cyber-crime. Cyber-crime has become a hefty instrument…