General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Implementatie van de AVG begint met een gedegen assessment

Sinds 25 mei jongstleden is de Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming (AVG) van kracht, de nieuwe privacywet waaraan organisaties moeten voldoen. Recentelijk hebben we bedrijven in verschillende sectoren geholpen met de voorbereiding op de AVG-wetgeving. Daarbij hebben we ons met name gericht op het uitvoeren van privacy impact assessments. Het geven van advies over de te nemen technische en […]

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GDPR regulation drives new mind shift

From cost-driven to a risk & value-driven approach We now all know it’s coming in less than a year. Still, the new GDPR regulation is keeping many executives awake at night. Non-compliance may lead to significant fines of up to 20 million euro of 4% or the total annual worldwide turnover, whichever is higher. But […]

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GDPR and security: balancing crisis and reputation management

Sinds 25 mei jongstleden is de Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming (AVG) van kracht, de nieuwe privacywet waaraan organisaties moeten voldoen. Recentelijk hebben we bedrijven in verschillende sectoren geholpen met de voorbereiding op de AVG-wetgeving. Daarbij hebben we ons met name gericht op het uitvoeren van privacy impact assessments. Het geven van advies over de te nemen technische en […]

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GDPR: get your business case right!

Last month in London, I had the unique chance to speak with one of the people who helped lay the foundation for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new European data privacy legislation. John Bowman was head of the delegation to the Council of the European Union’s Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection […]

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People want more control over their data

A recent survey (directed towards Communication Service Providers) by the IBM Institute for Business Value clearly shows that only 4% of the respondents don’t need control over their personal data while the vast majority desire some level of control. As a GDPR consultant, every insight on data privacy is another opportunity to guide how we […]

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What to expect from the GDPR readiness assessment

Is a mild sense of panic taking hold of some of your colleagues? The implementation of the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) is inching closer and closer, and discussions will invariably revolve around: “Where to start?”, “Where to go?”, “What will it cost?”. If you attend any GDPR event, typically everyone, no matter […]

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The upside of GDPR: a potential remedy for your “dark” data

How much unnecessary weight is your organization lugging around? Just think of all the data in production systems that nobody uses anymore. And what about dark or unstructured data, fragmented in crumbs throughout emails, presentations, phone notes, spreadsheets, and so much more? Keeping data you don’t need for business or regulatory purposes can be unhealthy […]

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How to take the complexity out of GDPR?

Ever heard the old Chinese story of the blind men and the elephant that came to their town? Each checks out a different part of the animal, resulting in very different impressions of what they’re actually dealing with. A man with good eyesight takes them to feel the whole animal, making them realize that in […]

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Privacy, From No to Know

(dit artikel verscheen eerst op de weblog van iBestuur) Aandacht voor privacy is begrijpelijk en nodig. Het is een tijdperk van meer regels en meer dreigingen. En ook van meer potentiële kosten, in reputatieschade en op te leggen sancties. Gelijktijdig neemt het privacy- bewustzijn bij burger en consument toe. Hoe kunnen we de privacy beschermen […]

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