Should the EU General Data Protection Regulation become the global privacy standard? What does the GDPR mean for your business?

Do we always know when companies collect personal information about us? When we choose to provide personal information, do we know how it will be used and stored? Often we do not. The scale of the problem of improper data collection was illustrated by recent revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a research and marketing firm, likely… Continue reading Should the EU General Data Protection Regulation become the global privacy standard? What does the GDPR mean for your business?

Data security compliance countdown: how SMEs Can get ahead of the GDPR requirements

With less than a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, now is the time for small Australian businesses to prepare for compliance or face potentially crippling fines. You might not think it applies to you, however, if your business serves customers or individuals in the European Union, preparing… Continue reading Data security compliance countdown: how SMEs Can get ahead of the GDPR requirements

If your business handles personal data, then forthcoming EU regulations may affect you

Within the world of compliance, one of the biggest challenges people face is transparency. The issue of transparency is further amplified in the digital economy, where consumer data is readily accessible with the increased use of digital technologies. As data becomes the new currency, how companies manage, secure and share data is fast becoming a… Continue reading If your business handles personal data, then forthcoming EU regulations may affect you