Briefing June 2018: Near pressure

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Allen & Overy, ashurst, Baker McKenzie, belfast, business development, cms, compliance, Content marketing, Cripps, diversity, dla piper, DVV Solutions, e-auctions, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer, GDPR, glasgow, imanage, innovation, Invest Newcastle, Leeds, legal services centre, manchester, Mitie Document Managment, nearshoring, Newcastle, Norton Rose Fulbright, offshoring, outsourcing, process reengineering, reed smith, shared services, Technology, Ulster University, Wright Hassall, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

A shore thing...

GDPR emails from third parties: What do they mean?

Resource - 29/05/2018 : GDPR, regulation, risk and compliance, Software, training and competency, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

In recent weeks you may have received many emails from third parties telling you that they are looking into GDPR and are taking their obligations very seriously; what does this mean, what is everyone doing?

There are two main areas in...

GDPR: common FAQs

Resource - 22/05/2018 : GDPR, regulation, risk and compliance, Software, training and competency, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

  1. Does GDPR apply to us?

GDPR applies to any business or organisation that processes personal data of EU residing data subjects. GDPR not only applies to organisations located within the EU but it will also...

GDPR is coming in six weeks …

Resource - 11/04/2018 : GDPR, regulation, risk and compliance, Software, training and competency, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Everyone is talking about it and data security and privacy has been brought more to the forefront after the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal.

With 6 weeks to go many of you will be feeling the pressure of getting ready for the 25th...

Riliance case study: Burnetts

Case Study - 23/04/2018 : GDPR, regulation, risk and compliance, Software, training and competency, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Regulations for legal firms – as for many other businesses – are becoming increasingly stringent and complex. The companies therefore need to ensure that they are taking compliance measures that are as effective as possible. This led...

GDPR: The myths and the reality, according to Riliance

Resource - 23/04/2018 : GDPR, regulation, risk and compliance, Software, training and competency, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

By now, everyone working in the legal sector should be aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into force on May 25th. However, as is probably inevitable with such a lengthy and complex piece of legislation,...

Managing GDPR compliance and cyber security risk of barristers and chambers

Resource - 27/03/2018 : bar council, data privacy, data protection, GDPR, risk & compliance, Third party risk, tprm, Risk & Compliance

ARTICLE BY SEAN O'BRIEN, DIRECTOR AT DVV SOLUTIONS

A few thoughts on the Bar Council GDPR guide notes and third party risk compliance. In October 2017 the Bar Council issued a GDPR guide for barristers and chambers that...

Quick guide to GDPR and third party risk

Resource - 23/03/2018 : data privacy, data processor, data protection, GDPR, guide to gdpr, risk & compliance, Third party risk, tprm, Risk & Compliance

ARTICLE BY SEAN O'BRIEN, DIRECTOR AT DVV SOLUTIONS

A few thoughts from our Guide to GDPR and Third Party Risk. Titled “GDPR and the Supplier IT Risk Landscape” the panel offered some interesting insight into the...

DVV Solutions adds GDPR-readiness testing for suppliers

News Article - 23/03/2018 : data privacy, data processor, data protection, GDPR, gdpr assessment, risk & compliance, risk audit, Third party risk, tprm, Risk & Compliance

ARTICLE BY SEAN O'BRIEN, DIRECTOR AT DVV SOLUTIONS

DVV Solutions, specialists in Third Party Risk Management, has launched a new set of GDPR Third Party Risk Assessment questionnaires specifically designed to...

Is your firm’s BI & analytics setup ready for GDPR compliance?

Resource - 01/02/2018 : business discovery, business intelligence, data analytics, GDPR, GDPR compliance, Informance, reporting, self-service visualisation, Technology, Practice Management, Community

Let Informance support your firm in its journey towards GDPR Compliance.

We provide TimeXtender’s Discovery Hub® - a powerful and proven automation solution that provides a solid foundation for your firm’s compliance with...

Converge TS: Your IT risk assessments will be wrong from May 2018

Resource - 17/01/2018 : business continuity, Cloud Consultancy, Cloud Hosting, Converge TS, EU data protection, GDPR, General data protection regulation, IT security, IT support, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Law firm managers are well versed in carrying out risk assessments to justify and make decisions around IT spend. However, from May next year, risk assessments become more complex when the GDPR comes into force.

Article 32 of the GDPR...

Converge TS: The five biggest IT threats to your firm’s GDPR compliance

Resource - 17/01/2018 : business continuity, Cloud Consultancy, Cloud Hosting, Converge TS, EU data protection, GDPR, GDPR compliance, General data protection regulation, IT security, IT support, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Law firms hold a wealth of sensitive information, all of which will be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Specifically, Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:

“processed in a manner...

Industry analysis from Accesspoint Technologies: Building blocks

Resource - 05/12/2017 : data protection, GDPR, legal it, Legal Practice Management, LPM magazine, Lupins, managed IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

This article was originally featured as an industry analysis in the November 2017 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, ...

Nasstar: Fat cyclists and it's not what you do but what you don't

Resource - 03/11/2017 : cloud services, EU security directive, GDPR, General, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Technology

The summer vacation season is now well and truly over and it’s that time of the year when people return to...

Nasstar: What operators need to know about the latest EU security directive

Resource - 01/11/2017 : cloud services, EU security directive, GDPR, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology

If you mention the words “EU”, “compliance” and “cybersecurity” to most UK IT and business...