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IDSC security network formed to champion and promote data sanitisation Best Practice

According to the Identity Theft Resource Centre, nearly 12 million data records have been exposed since the beginning of 2017. Although data sanitisation is an important step in preventing sensitive data from being accessed or breached, it’s still relatively unknown and often...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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Standard for data protection revised to address ever-increasing threats to personal information

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has updated its standard for data protection. BS 10012:2017 Data Protection – Specification for a Personal Information Management System was developed to provide Best Practice guidance for those leaders...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Information Commissioner’s Office appoints new Deputy CEO and Deputy Commissioner

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced two senior appointments to help strengthen its strategic work in regulating the use of data. Paul Arnold has been appointed to the role of Deputy CEO, while James Dipple-Johnstone joins the ICO as Deput...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017
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ICO survey shows many councils “have work to do” to prepare for new data protection law

Local councils are being offered advice from the data protection regulator ahead of a new law coming into force next year. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published the results of a survey completed by local councils at the end of last year, along with a blog...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017
Espion's Colman Morrissey (left) and Howard Kerr, CEO at the BSI
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BSI acquires Espion in move designed to boost global information security expertise

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has just announced the acquisition of Espion Ltd and Espion UK, experts at managing and securing corporate information and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The deal will see Espion become an operating subsidiary of BSI’s Professional...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016
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AIIM research shows risk and compliance now the largest drivers for information management

According to new AIIM research, the number of large organisations citing risk and compliance as the largest drivers for information management (IM) has risen hugely in the past year (from 38% to 59%). Nearly half (44%) of mid-sized organisations also cite risk and compliance as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016