Although emails are not specifically referenced within the clauses of the GDPR, the legislation does cover all data contained within emails and attachments. Anyone handling personal information related to citizens of the EU is bound by GDPR, and must make preparations to ensure that they are compliant from the date of adoption, if not sooner.
Although emails are not specifically referenced in the GDPR, all data contained within them does come under its jurisdiction. To avoid the risk of a breach, as well as to conform to these regulations, it’s important to stay protected. In this article, we’ll introduce you to points you should consider when sending GDPR compliant emails.
GDPR has placed renewed focus on the issue of information security, and the potential impact of a data breach on involved organisations. Obviously, a data breach can have substantial financial consequences. Depending on the severity of the GDPR infringement, administrative fines can reach up to €20 million, or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is higher.
There’s a lot of confusion in the air currently for small businesses surrounding GDPR! So let us set the record straight when it comes to sending emails. If you are sending emails with personally identifiable information (PII) (here’s the ICO’s guide on what actually counts as personal data.) you need to take adequate lengths to protect
I have decided to post this as a response to an article I read and ensuing discussion concerning the hacking of servers through RDP. At present I see several major trends happening in this field: Ongoing transition to DevOps is happening also because of original System people (I am proud to have been one of
Everyone has recently come out of the woodwork to discuss how they can help keep you safe from cyber security threats due to the looming GDPR deadline. But, for most of them, it’s just theory. After all, GDPR doesn’t become enforceable until May which leaves some room for them to figure it out as they
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Who In Your Company Is Using BCC Emails on External Emails? (on Exchange Online 365) There are cases especially when dealing with Data Leakage Prevention scenario in which you need to know who is using BCC and to whom are they sending, usually the focus is on internal to external emails. * Yes, you can
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