There has been big waves in the UK regarding data protection yesterday; the government revealed two significant announcements that may drastically change the UK’s privacy posture in the years to come. Here’s a quick rundown of the announcements and what they might mean for the future of the UK’s data protection and privacy laws. Culture […]
In this podcast, David and Brad interview John and share stories and anecdotes about their dealings with organisations across all verticals over the years.
David talks to John Strand about his experience over the last two decades and share stories and anecdotes about dealing with organisations across all verticals.
What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It gives offers more rights and freedoms to individuals living in the EU to control and access their data. There are 8 rights of the individual; these are: The right to be informed – Data subjects have the right to be informed about how their […]
David, Neil, Jack and Luke talk about the the Network and Information Systems Regulations (NIS). Is it a good idea, does it work, is it being implemented properly, and are the right people enforcing it? Is it broke? Can it fixed? This and more discussed! We talk about handling of marketing data, the telephone preference […]
With the recent news of a public health crisis due to COVID-19, Samurai have decided to work from home in order to limit any unnecessary contact. I, myself, was supposed to be travelling to the wonderful terrain of New Zealand right now, however, due to closed borders and flight cancellations, I get to write about […]
It has been well over one year now since GDPR has come into effect, and there is still a clear amount of confusion around compliance, so much so, that fines are being given out frequently for not adhering to the new legislation, even where it concerns large and well-known organisations. A few examples of fines […]
Jack holds a Cyber Security MSc, specialising in risk management and compliance, and certified as a BSI/ISO 27001 auditor, making Jack our first point of contact for GDPR related issues, risk assessment and management, or ISMS related projects. He has, recently, achieved the CIPP/E certificate and has earned himself the title of Certified Information Privacy […]