How Can Employers Ensure Their Workplace is GDPR Compliant?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 6 September 2023
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
Issues covered: Cybersecurity, GDPR, PSNI Data Breach

The recent PSNI data breach should serve as a reminder to employers about the importance of adhering to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

The PSNI have attributed this data breach to human error. This, along with malicious cyber-attacks, are the two most common causes of data breaches. To minimise this risk and to guarantee there is compliance with GDPR in the workplace, employers should ensure that employees have received the appropriate level of training on data protection and data security. This training should be tailored to the nature of the business and its reliance on data and to the different roles that employees have within the company. Furthermore, this training

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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