Is an £80k salary really enough for the combination of skills and responsibilities required for the role?
France’s data protection authority, the CNIL, has produced a helpful six-step methodology for organizations preparing to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. At the top of the list is appointing a DPO. Check.
Applying a customer identity and access management platform to your organisation could better prepare your business for GDPR.
20 July 2017 The Spanish data protection authority announced, on 13 July 2017, that it had instituted a data protection officer certification scheme (‘the Scheme’) in collaboration with the National Accreditation Entity in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Everyone’s an “expert” these days and all products solve the problem of GDPR, or at least that’s what we’re being told.
The newly codified position of data protection officer (” DPO “) is creating sleepless nights for many of our clients. Whilst data-savvy organisations may already have such an individual (or team), the GDPR makes it clear that it has a particular role in mind: compliance officer, expert, PR liaison and strategist.
Source: D.P.O. guidance: clear as M.U.D?
If the amount of information privacy pros are consuming via IAPP.org on the General Data Protection Regulation is any indication, companies are scrambling to get ready for May 2018. Part of that preparation will be, for many companies, establishing a data protection officer.
Security and privacy professionals have been taught to respect the confidentiality, availability and accuracy of data. However, what exactly is role of privacy officers in company? Are they burden to business guarding data of customers and employees? How privacy officers can do their tasks ethically?
The survey asked 10 questions, variously posed as Yes/No, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-box answers. The final two questions dealt with the respondent organization’s industry and their roles under the GDPR as either a data controller or processor. The industries that the organizations represented were broadly across the spectrum, including health, education, finance, IT, human resources, hospitality, transportation, and national and local government. The data protection roles undertaken by the organizations under the GDPR were as a data controller, data processor, or both.
Source: The DPO role: A quick survey