What are GDPR Technical & Organisational Measures?

What are GDPR Technical & Organisational Measures?

Data Privacy, GDPR
The "appropriate technical and organisational measures" set by the GDPR help to meet to keep personal data secure, such as technical safeguards against accidents and negligence or cyber attacks or involve the implementation of data protection policies. These aspects should be accessible at the request of data protection authorities and should be reviewed regularly. At a glance, technical and organisational measures are the functions, processes, controls, systems, procedures and measures taken to protect and secure the personal data processed by an organisation. The measures created by the organization directly related to the scope, size and activities and must keep on track of the nature and scope of the personal data processed. The scope of the technical and organisational measures of the GDPR are wide and range from assessment controls like…
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How To Improve Your Online Privacy 2020

How To Improve Your Online Privacy 2020

Data Privacy
Recently there have been some massive data breaches. Recently, the Cambridge Analytica was involved in a scandal whereby they were found culpable of scooping private data of 50 million Facebook users without seeking their consent. Even Facebook, a social media giant, could not protect the data of its users thus proving that no one is responsible for your privacy online. Cambridge Analytica’s scandal was just a tip of the iceberg. However, you can take control and improve online privacy, and here we explore how you can exactly do that. 1. Review your browser extension and permissions for mobile apps Mobile apps always request permission to access your files, contacts, geolocation, and camera among other features. Once you allow these apps permission, you’re profiled and your data may be given out…
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Smart Surveillance Technologies

Smart Surveillance Technologies

Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Projection, Surveillance Technologies
In the wake of the 11 September 2001 attacks, surveillance is becoming ubiquitous in our society. "Smart" surveillance technologies and assemblages (or combinations) of such technologies are emerging, supposedly to combat crime and terrorism, but in fact are being used for a variety of purposes, many of which intrude upon the privacy of law-abiding citizens. Surveillance systems and technologies are no longer confined to law enforcement authorities, intelligence agencies and the military – modern information technology has manifested surveillance as an everyday phenomenon. Already today, surveillance technology monitors traffic on our roads and passengers on the Underground; government services use surveillance technology to check who is really entitled to social services; employers monitor employee keystrokes, e-mails and phone calls; and Internet service providers inspect their customers' data traffic to target…
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