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GDPR Is Coming – And Could Hurt You, Brexit Or Not

EASY SOFTWARE UK’s Howard Frear has some urgent warnings about a big compliance change far too few of us seem to be taking seriously as yet

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Don’t Put Off Your GDPR Prep Until December 2016 – Start Now!

For Mike Davis, author and spokesperson for independent global information professionals’ organisation, AIIM, recent European data protection regulation changes need to be tracked by anyone interested in storing and managing cloud content. Welcome back to the fourth and last in our short series of explanatory blogs about General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR – which is all about bringing all 28 member countries under a single regime of rules, with similar penalties for breaches right across the European Union. Also as I said, our organisation, working in collaboration with respected legal experts Bird and Bird, has produced a free to download report ‘Making sense of European Data Protection Regulations as they relate to the storage and management of content in the Cloud’ on what all this means for anyone interested in storage, content, the cloud, privacy – which may well be all of us these days, but should be particularly relevant to the DM world. In the first three

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The Data Devil Is In The GDPR Detail

For Mike Davis, author and spokesperson for independent global information professionals’ organisation, AIIM, recent European data protection regulation changes need to be tracked by anyone interested in storing and managing cloud content. Welcome back to the third in our short series of explanatory blogs about all General Data Protection Regulation – or the GDPR – which is all about bringing all 28 member countries under a single regime of rules, with similar penalties for breaches right across the European Union. Also as I said, our organisation, working in collaboration with respected legal experts Bird and Bird, has produced a report on what all this means for anyone interested in storage, content, the cloud, privacy – which may well be all of us these days, but should be particularly relevant to the DM world, I’d say. Remember, it’s very easy to get the free download of that study which covers the main issues, but I hope you also find it useful

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Are You Set Up To Cope With The New EU Data Protection System?

For Mike Davis, author and spokesperson for independent global information professionals’ organisation, AIIM, recent European data protection regulation changes need to be tracked by anyone interested in storing and managing cloud content. How aware are you of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? (There’s a good Information Commissoner’s Office guide to all things GDPR here, on their website by the way – bit.ly/1njMqkC) Chances are, not as much as you should be. That’s possibly a problem if you’re at all involved in storing cloud content, though – because GDPR is the European Union’s imminent scheme to bring all 28 member countries under a single regime of rules, with similar penalties for breaches right across the Union. (Adoption is currently scheduled for late 2014 and the regulation is likely to take effect after a transition period of two years.) There’s good news, though – as GDPR actually represents an opportunity for cloud providers to deliver consistent EU-wide services under a single

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