Engaging a Data Processor
Engaging a Data Processor

WHAT IS A DATA PROCESSOR?  

A Data Processor is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller.   

A Data Processor is usually engaged...read more.

Posted on 21st May 2020
Matt Bruce featured in Insider Magazine
Ask the expert
Matt Bruce featured in Insider Magazine

ASK THE EXPERT: UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION RISK DURING ACCELERATED DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

 

This week, CEO of Bruce & Butler - Matt Bruce - has featured in Business Insider (Yorkshire) “Ask the Expert” column.

 

The focus...read more.

Posted on 12th May 2020
NHSX Publish DPIA and Code
NHSX
NHSX Publish DPIA and Code

At the end of last week NHSX published their Data Protection Impact Assessment [DPIA] for the COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Pilot in the Isle of White.

They have also published the code to GitHub.

Whilst this of course these will be scrutinised by many professionals, more organisations...read more.

Posted on 12th May 2020
The Diary of a DPO - EP #2
The Diary of a DPO
The Diary of a DPO - EP #2

Episode 2 of The Diary of a DPO is something a little bit different!

In this episode, Matt presents 5 data protection topics currently doing the rounds on social media and in the news in around 5 mins!

The Topics are:

  1. Contact Tracing App;
  2. The...read more.

    Posted on 27th Apr 2020
Understanding Personal Data Breaches
Personal Data Breach
Understanding Personal Data Breaches

What is a Personal Data Breach?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Article 4 (12), defines a personal data breach as ‘a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or...read more.

Posted on 27th Apr 2020
Understanding Your Lawful Basis
Data Protection
Understanding Your Lawful Basis

What is a Lawful Basis and why do we need one?

Whilst the use of personal data expands, Data Controllers are still required to, in accordance with the first Data Protection principle of Article 5 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to determine...read more.

Posted on 21st Apr 2020
E1: Your smartphone will see you now.
E1: Your smartphone will see you now.

The first episode of The Diary of a DPO is titled “Your smartphone will see you now”. It’s an episode all about understanding the shift to digital health services and will scratch under the surface of what is an emerging and increasingly popular area of health & social care called: Telemedicine.

  1. Firstly...read more.

    Posted on 17th Apr 2020
Do you need to appoint a Data Protection Officer?
Data Protection, DPO
Do you need to appoint a Data Protection Officer?

In the modern digital age, the use of personal data is expanding in terms of volume and value. UK privacy law ensures the commercial use of personal data is fair when balanced with the rights of UK data subjects. Monitoring compliance with applicable privacy laws is a key responsibility...read more.

Posted on 14th Apr 2020
Introducing - The Diary of a DPO Podcast
Data Protection, DPO
Introducing - The Diary of a DPO Podcast

An introduction to our brand new and first ever podcast - The Diary of a DPO.

Introducing The Diary of a DPO podcast with Matt Bruce, CEO of Bruce & Butler - Data Protection and Information Security Specialists based in the UK.

Matt will give you an insight into the...read more.

Posted on 14th Apr 2020
Extended NHS DSP Toolkit deadline
Extended NHS DSP Toolkit deadline

The NHS DSP Toolkit deadline has been extended. In light of recent events NHSX recognises that it will be difficult for many organisations to fully complete the toolkit without impacting on their COVID-19 response.

 

NHSX has therefore taken the decision to push back the final deadline...read more.

Posted on 1st Apr 2020
Loneliness and isolation
Loneliness and isolation

As we come towards the second day of the Bruce & Butler team working from home I wanted to address how we keep an eye on loneliness and isolation when working remotely.

 

Working from home is often seen as...read more.

Posted on 1st Apr 2020
SERVICE UPDATE
SERVICE UPDATE

With immediate effect the team at Bruce & Butler will be “working from home”.
Our business has always been set up in a way that we are able to facilitate this way of working should the need ever arise.
This will in no way affect the level of service provided to our clients.
Stay safe...read more.

Posted on 1st Apr 2020

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