Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach

Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach. The maximum allowed under the previous legislation (DPA1998/pre-GDPR). Background. Equifax Inc. is a global company with information on over 800 million data subjects around the world across more than 88 million businesses. Most people assume that Equifax is a recent company that found … Continue reading Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by the ICO for security breach

Q. “Is my form/spreadsheet/database/system GDPR compliant?”

I’ve been asked the same question a lot lately, Q. “Is my form/spreadsheet/database/system GDPR compliant?” A. Well, unfortunately it’s not that simple, a spreadsheet itself cannot be GDPR compliant but there can sometimes be parts of it that stick out that would make it non-compliant. GDPR compliance is more about the treatment of the data … Continue reading Q. “Is my form/spreadsheet/database/system GDPR compliant?”