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What we learned at Microsoft Inspire 2018: GDPR, Azure Stack and AI

How is the modern workplace progressing with understanding their obligations towards data privacy? Which new apps are strengthening our infrastructure? What insights can data analytics and artificial intelligence give you to guide your business strategies? Who is creating business applications that improve the customer or staff experience? These were the four pillars of focus at…

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Data Privacy news: EU-Japan adequacy and how it’s a (positive) sign of the times

On Tuesday this week, the EU and Japan successfully concluded their talks on reciprocal adequacy. What does this mean? Generally speaking, it means that the two nations recognise each other’s data protection systems as “equivalent”, and therefore agree that data can flow between them as of the implementation date later this year. The announcement also…

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The GDPR Interview Series and what we’ve learned about Data Protection Officers

We have interviewed representatives of the privacy industry, legal experts, technology specialists, the media and even regulators, and paired them up into a four-part series of eight interviews.   The first instalment was released this week, featuring Emma Martins, Data Protection Commissioner for Guernsey, and Omer Tene, the Chief Knowledge Officer at the International Association…

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Meet our new GDPR Global Lead

At the beginning of the year, we welcomed Sophie Chase-Borthwick to Calligo as our GDPR Global Lead. In four key questions, here’s a rundown on her role and background and some early insights on the market. 1. What does the role entail? Simply put, to lead the GDPR Practice and deliver a consistent, expert and…

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69% of UK boards neglect GDPR compliance

IT decision-makers report inadequate levels of sponsorship from the C-suite despite the General Data Protection Regulation deadline next May 69% of board-level executives are neglecting to ensure the UK businesses they run will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to new research from Calligo, a world-leading cloud solution provider. The figures were…

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What does Trump and Brexit mean for EU GDPR?

Well the last few months have been quite interesting to say the least on the political front, with the UK deciding married life no longer suits them and getting a divorce from their beloved European Union, whilst the US decide to “build that wall!” and elect Donald Trump. Literally as this blog is being written,…