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Data protection

All organisations that collect, store or process personal information on living and identifiable people must comply with the Data Protection Act 2018. Additional resources can be found on the GDPR (now the Data Protection Act 2018 in the UK) here, icaew.com/gdpr

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Cybercrime and GDPR in the Manufacturing Sector

Dr Jane Berney, Business Law manager at the ICAEW and Professor Jim Gee, Head of the Forensic and Counter Fraud Services Team discuss cybercrime and GDPR in the manufacturing sector

GDPR and cyber security in the manufacturing sector

New and emerging developments of cyber security in the manufacturing sector. Hear from Dr Jane Berney Business Law Manager, ICAEW and Professor Jim Gee, Head of Forensic, cybercrime and counter fraud services, Crowe Clark Whitehill.

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Case law: Data protection exemption for ‘journalistic activities’ is wider than just professional journalists’ activities

Individuals who secretly film and post videos on YouTube and similar sites may be able to rely on an exemption for ‘journalistic activities’ to justify what would otherwise be a breach of data protection rules. This follows a new, wider definition of the exemption put forward in a recent Court of Justice of the European Union ruling.

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The Library & Information Service provides a collection of eBooks as a benefit of membership. Please note that ICSA and Credo publications are only available to ICAEW members and ACA students.  Please log in to access these titles. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support or contact library@icaew.com.

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Don't become a statistic: protecting corporate and personal info in the cloud

The article discusses several ways to protect corporate and personal data in the cloud. These ways include ensuring that the network perimeter is appropriately configured, setting guidelines for staff and upskilling them, and carefully choosing cloud software. It notes that hackers are getting more sophisticated and it can be hard to detect attacks.

How companies turn you into money

The article offers information regarding the use of personal data by various companies that they gathered through certain devices and platform to promote income. It mentions various technologies which gathers user's personal information that were used by certain companies to advertise or discriminate individuals for income which include fingerprinting browsers, mobile web traffic, and software development kits (SDKs).

Get tooled up to meet GDPR requirements

The article offers information on risk and compliance challenges faced by companies with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Topics discussed include dedicated implementation of corporate information technology systems such as web services or application programming interfaces; software-as-a-service for governance, risk management and compliance; and Information technology spending.

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