Information Security Risk Management the EU GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 1998

On May 25th 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR come into force.

This supersedes the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is one of the most important pieces of legislation affecting businesses large and sma ll. The regulations also apply to charities and any other organization that holds electronic data.

The GDPR will apply in both the UK and across wider European Community, even after Brexit, and place new responsibilities not only on a c ompany or organization, but also personally on the directors.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679) makes provision for potential fines of up to 4% of global annual corporate turno ver, as well as making individual directors personally liable, for severe breaches of the regulations.

For this reason, it is imperative that you as a director, whether you represent an SME or a global business, understand the contents the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the obligations and implications for you and your organization.

Who should attend

All registered company directors, and senior managers responsible for IT should attend this seminar.

Duration:

This is a half day seminar, with a question and answer session afterwards.

The seminar provides an overview of:

The UK Data Protection Act 1998
The European Data Protection Regulation
Your responsibilities as a company director
Mitigating and managing risk with effective data security
Incident response
The Importance of Staff Security Awareness Training

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