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

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

The following is the second in a series of blogs where 9ine explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information ...
Risk management - how to effectively manage cyber security risks in your school

Risk management - how to effectively manage cyber security risks in your school

The following is the first in a series of blogs where 9ine explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information ...
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.
Global Research: The state of Data Protection in Schools

Global Research: The state of Data Protection in Schools

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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 ...
The ICO DPIA Guidance

The ICO DPIA Guidance

In May 2018, the Information Commissioner's Office (the UK data protection supervisory authority) published guidance on the completion of data protection impact assessments (DPIAs). The guidance is nothing new; it summarises the European Data ...
The Outsourcing of Your DPO in Full: A Scandal in the Making

The Outsourcing of Your DPO in Full: A Scandal in the Making

The GDPR makes it a requirement for all public authorities (state funded schools) to have a designated Data Protection Officer (DPO). All other types of school must document and undertake an internal analysis to determine whether a DPO needs ...
ICO Q4 Data Security Incident Report

ICO Q4 Data Security Incident Report

After months of waiting, the GDPR is recognised into law across the EU. Within the UK this was through the Data Protection Act 2018 and in countries across the EU, through similar legislation. In countries outside the EU, the obligations of the GDPR ...
The ICO Regulatory Action Policy

The ICO Regulatory Action Policy

The Information Commissioner's Office (the UK data protection supervisory authority) last week published its Regulatory Action Policy. The policy has been created to provide direction and focus for those they regulate, specifically the action that ...
Attack, attack, attack! A Cyber Security Blog for Schools

Attack, attack, attack! A Cyber Security Blog for Schools

Cyber security is a growing issue in schools. Not only are cases of cyber crime increasing, but the regulatory framework around data protection means that schools now need to be sure that they are tackling risks associated with cyber security.

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