5 Tips for Incident Management

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Brexit, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, DFE, Fines, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency, Uncategorized

This article is not a guide about how to handle a notifiable breach. By now, you’re all familiar with the ICO Guidance on that. This piece is about the day to day handling of incidents based on over a decade …

Launch of the IRMS Third Sector Retention and Disposal Toolkit

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, Events, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Security, Transparency

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) and Protecture were delighted to formally launch the IRMS Third Sector Retention and Disposal Toolkit and Schedule at an event in Central London last week. Attendees from a number of charities, not-for-profits and …

Equifax – 12 lessons to learn

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Brexit, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, DFE, Fines, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency

As the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA98) comes to an end, we have a first! The first maximum fine under the old law was issued in September to Equifax Ltd. If you’ve heard any of the Data Protection Leads here …

Have You Reddit?

By Daniel Categories: Breach, Security

On the 1st of August a hugely popular website, Reddit, announced that it had been hacked. If you’ve not seen it, Reddit is a vaguely social network (explored further below) where registered members can post links, news and discuss almost anything on a …