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28. Juni 2018 - Data protection training

Increasing data protection awareness within the company

Neue Wege gehen, um
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There is no purely technical solution for safeguarding against the never-ending stream of new data risks. According to psychologists, IT users are increasingly relying on technical safeguards and are becoming careless as a result. Businesses should therefore ensure greater data protection awareness in the workplace.

25. Juni 2018 - Annual report and planning

How to create your data protection plan

Ohne Datenschutz-Planung kein roter Faden
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What’s in the „Outlook“ section of your current data protection report? Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? It should actually be a little more detailed. This is the time to think about your data protection plan.

25. Juni 2018 - Importance and implementation

General Data Protection Regulation: data accuracy in practice

Was ist unter Datenrichtigkeit genau zu verstehen?

Data accuracy is one of the central principles of data processing in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The principle is not new. However, as the new legislation takes effect, it has now become more important than ever. This is because violations are subject to fines. What does data accuracy specifically entail?

30. April 2018 - The human security risk

Social Engineering: How users are “hacked”

Social Engineering: neue Studie
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What are the most successful Social Engineering methods of data thieves? New studies provide insight. Use these insights in your data protection seminars to prevent people from becoming the number one hacking target.

23. April 2018 - Data processing on behalf of the controller

Managed Security Services: here’s what you need to consider

Managed-Security-Services: Auch ein Datenschutz-Thema
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IT risks are becoming increasingly complex and qualified employees are hard to find. As a result, not only small and medium businesses are thinking about outsourcing their IT security. However, using what is known as Managed Security Services only outsources the tasks, not the overall responsibility. Continue reading to learn, what you, as a data protection officer, should look out for when your company plans to outsource its IT security to third parties.

23. April 2018 - New role of DPOs

Leadership skills for data protection officers

Die Anforderungen an den DSB ändern sich mit der DSGVO
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The General Data Protection Regulation changes the role of the data protection officer (DPO) in companies and government agencies: They are acting more at eye level with the management and the technical departments. This requires strong leadership skills and a particular style of leading: technical guidance without disciplinary authority.

20. April 2018 - GDPR & CCTV

CCTV and the GDPR: the correct storage period

Das BGH-Urteil zur Videoüberwachung im Betrieb fasst wichtige Punkte zusammen
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Video surveillance of public spaces and in companies is increasing. For good reason, the General Data Protection Regulation requires a data protection impact assessment before implementing any broad surveillance of public spaces. This includes a review of the planned storage period.