EU GDPR Archive

The importance of information security

Sensitive data is one of an organisation’s most important assets, so it makes sense that you prioritise its security. Information security is “the practice of preventing unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, inspection, recording or destruction” of sensitive records. This …

5 steps to create a data flow map

As part of your GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance project, you must be able to understand what personal data you process. Specifically, Article 30 states that you must “maintain a record of processing activities under responsibility”. To achieve …

How to identify sensitive personal data

You won’t get far with your GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance activities if you don’t know what’s considered personal data. But it’s not as simple as identifying whether the information you’re processing is in the Regulation’s scope, because the …