GDPR

Fifty Different Ways to Enact Data Privacy Laws?

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Now that the GDPR has gone into effect, many are wondering what will happen in the United States. California is the first state to enact similar legislation, called the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). In this article, William Brewer explains the history of the law, what it means for companies doing business with California residents, and how it compares to the GDPR.

2018-10-11

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Exhuming the GDPR Bodies

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Since the GDPR has gone into effect, the focus has often been on databases. There are many other ways that personally identifiable data may be stored by an organization. In this article, David Poole shows how to use Bash and PowerShell to locate that data in file shares

2018-10-01

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Information Security in Practice

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Along with the GDPR, regulations require that confidential data is protected and used properly. In this article, William Brewer discusses the ways that data manages to migrate around the organisation and the challenges found in protecting that data.

2018-08-16

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How to be Accountable for Handling Personal Data

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The GDPR is in full effect but meeting the requirements may still be confusing for many companies. In this article, William Brewer discusses what is needed to ensure compliance, including when a Data Protection Impact Assessment is required. He also explains the Data Protection Officer role.

2018-07-23

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How does GDPR impact your SQL Server Recovery Plans

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With GDPR on the imminent horizon, there are many things that Data Platform engineers need to consider with regards to the rights of data subjects. Primary among these is understanding the impact of requests to be forgotten and updates to a person's data when it comes to restoring databases. If you have data that is within the scope of the GDPR then here are some thoughts on extra processes for your DR planning.

2018-03-28

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