We are in unprecedented times in the sphere of data protection, with regulations such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), MiFID ii and the forthcoming ePrivacy regulation fundamentally changing the way we deal with personal data and how we think about our security online.
Beneath a shadow of tough financial penalties meted out by regulators, to say nothing of the danger of reputational damage, in 2018 we’ve witnessed a marked rise in the number of data breaches reported to data protection authorities in the UK and beyond.
The big brands have attracted some seriously negative headlines, but small companies have registered on the data protection radar also.
As the data breaches have broken, so a narrative has built, describing organisational efforts to get to grips with the new climate in a more data security conscious age. A key theme in this story is that of consumers learning their rights as data subjects – rights that we all must work hard to uphold.
Taking the data protection pulse one year on
Coming to central London on June 3rd, the European Data Protection Summit will see Data Protection Officers (DPOs) security professionals, IT leaders and senior business figures come together to consider the data protection landscape and our obligations within it, one year on from the arrival of the GDPR.
This industry-leading conference will deliver top-level strategic content, insight, networking, analysis and debate on all the issues that matter regarding our compliance with new legislation, data security practice, the technologies and trends we need to consider to uphold safety in the global data economy.
Gemserv are pleased to announce that our Head of Privacy and Data Protection, Ivana Bartoletti, will be speaking at the follow up event to the Data Protection World Forum event.
If you would like to find out more or to book your place*, please visit their website below:
We are regularly attending industry events in both a speaking and networking capacity. We also host our own events from time to time. Below you will find some of the upcoming events will be participating in.