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What we found (part one) – the people challenges

07 February 2019

Our financial services survey on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance found that financial services firms aren’t fully confident in their DPO or resource.

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GDPR compliance in the financial services sector

07 February 2019

To gain insight into how the financial services sector is managing ongoing GDPR compliance the financial services team at RSM recently conducted a survey in the sector to take the pulse in relation to level of confidence in key areas. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing insights from our GDPR experts on the key findings.

Combat complacency and maintain compliance - what next for GDPR?
Sheila Pancholi

16 July 2018

The GDPR enforcement deadline of May 2018 has been and gone – but that’ doesn’t mean that it’s done and dusted, that was simply the tip of the iceberg for data privacy. Organisations who become complacent about maintaining GDPR compliance are very much in danger of falling foul of it.

PAC concludes there is 'long way to go' to improve NHS cyber security
Steven Snaith

20 April 2018

The report issued this week by the Public Accounts Committee on the Wannacry cyber-attack which affected the NHS last year highlights the scale of the challenge needed to improve cyber security across the NHS. According to the report, the attack could have had an even more serious impact on the NHS if it had not happened in the summer, or on a Friday, or had the kill switch not been discovered so soon by a cyber security researcher.

New FCA stats reveal a fourfold rise in reported data hacking attacks
Steven Snaith

21 February 2018

New figures from the FCA show that reported data hacking attacks against financial services companies have quadrupled in the last year.

Reported cyber-attacks against financial services firms rise by 80 per cent in the last year
Jan Hameed

29 January 2018

The number of cyber-attacks against financial services companies reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has risen by more than 80 per cent in the last year.

Government survey reveals low awareness of new data protection rules
Steven Snaith

24 January 2018

A new survey published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has revealed a worryingly low level of awareness of new data protection rules which come into force this May.

Utilising employee benefits to attract and retain staff

04 September 2017

The introduction of a beneficial employee benefits package in addition to standard salary is one of the most effective recruitment and retention tactics. What employee benefits does your academy offer?

Does open source software leave you open to risk?

08 August 2017

We are seeing open source software becoming more common in day-to-day business. Most applications you use have implemented open-source code to some extent so that it more effectively suits an organisation’s IT operating environment.

Education institutions urged to prepare for new GDPR legislation
Steven Snaith

20 July 2017

Elizabeth Denham has flagged the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation as a significant future challenge for her office in the Information Commissioner’s Office annual report.