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Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

  The ongoing pandemic has forced schools to conduct classes from home which has led to an increasing number of threats and loopholes to exploit for the cybercriminals.  Our teams conducted more than 10 vulnerability assessments in the month of ...
9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9ine’s GRC App has been created with educational organisations at the heart of its design, providing your school with access to an affordable, intelligent, and evidence-based compliance platform. The 9ine App is the ideal platform whether you are at ...
9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

2020 was a year of disruption and unprecedented challenges, we are proud that we could support so many schools as part of the 9ine family of clients. Here are some of the ways we helped schools with business continuity. 
FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

Each month Heidi-Anne O'Neill, 9ine's in-house Data Protection Solicitor shares a frequently asked question to assist school leaders in solving problems and developing best practices in data protection and cyber security. 
Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

KEY CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED THIS YEAR WITHIN CIS’ REVISED INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROTOCOL Over the past year there have been significant developments to international data protection law. Many of our schools have been confused as to what ...
Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

In this blog, the second in the series, we look at Network Security, following the guidance from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the ...
Action Required: BREXIT & the transfer of data to/from UK in the event of no-deal

Action Required: BREXIT & the transfer of data to/from UK in the event of no-deal

Schools need to be prepared and ready for a no-deal Brexit The EDPB has just published adopted (12th February 2019) guidance on the requirements on organisations processing personal and sensitive data to and from the UK.
Breach Management in Schools - Keep calm and follow procedure

Breach Management in Schools - Keep calm and follow procedure

Do you know who holds your personal information? How reassured do you feel that your information is being managed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) principles underpinning your national data protection laws? Are you ...
Subject Access Requests in Schools

Subject Access Requests in Schools

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms part of the data protection regime in a number of European countries through their national statute. In the UK, this is reflected in the revised 2018 Data Protection Act (DPA 2018). What we are ...