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GDPR 2nd Anniversary  - ‘much done, more to be done….’

Today marks the second anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force. With everything e...
Read More 25 May 2020

“Cometh the virus, cometh the App…” - Contact Tracing and the GDPR

How often these days do we hear someone say, “There’s an app for that!”. Even in these extra-ordinary times, the app dev...
Read More 29 April 2020

Compliance in the Time of Pandemic

  Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ 1985 novel, “Love in the Time of Cholera” tells of the doomed relationship between two lovers ...
Read More 24 March 2020

Brexit and Standard Contractual Clauses

Under the GDPR, aside from transfers to jurisdictions that are officially recognised by the Commission as adequate, both...
Read More 31 January 2020

GDPR Year in Review

The last year 2019 showed a huge increase in the number and amount of fines being issues for GDPR infringements.
Read More 31 January 2020

The Latest on Brexit: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

In November, our Chief Privacy Officer, Hugh Jones, took part in a RANE webinar about Brexit. Here’s a recap of the disc...
Read More 18 December 2019

The PICNIC Problem & how HR should deal with it

While much of the attention with respect to breaches focuses on cyber security and hacking, most breaches are in fact a ...
Read More 02 December 2019

GDPR Update – November 2019

As we reach a point around 18 months after the GDPR came into force across EU members states in May 2019, enforcement ac...
Read More 29 November 2019

Hugh Jones on Newstalk

Sytorus’ Chief Privacy Officer, Hugh Jones, spoke to Ivan Yates on Friday about the news that over 360 data breaches hav...
Read More 23 September 2019

The Implications of a 'No Deal' Brexit by the end of October

The implications of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit by end-October As the witching date of Hallowe’en (aka Brexit) looms ever closer,...
Read More 09 September 2019

GDPR one year in - 10 enduring myths about your Data Privacy responsibilities debunked

It’s over a year since the European-wide enactment of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but many organisati...
Read More 05 July 2019

Do I Need to Hire a Data Protection Officer to be GDPR Compliant?

It’s July 2019 and we’re well past the deadline for implementation of the GDPR, but there is still some confusion in org...
Read More 05 July 2019