GDPR Fines and Penalties

The most widely discussed aspect of the GDPR are the fines and penalties. We explain how organisations can incur penalties for non-compliance and explore their impact. GDPR Maximum Fines The GDPR imposes maximum fines of €20 million or 4% of annual worldwide turnover, whichever is higher. This can be applied if an organisation fails to […]

GDPR News Bytes 30th November 2018

Nov. 20 The primary cause of healthcare data breaches is internal neglect, not external hackers, report researchers from Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan. Researchers reviewed over 1,000 data breach cases over the past seven years and discovered that internal factors such as “unauthorized access or disclosure” made up 53% of data breach causes, […]

Neil McDonnell, CEO, ISME
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John Popolizio, CEO, Sovy

Sovy Announce ISME Partnership

We are pleased to announce our partnership with ISME and sponsorship of the #Think25 ISME Annual Conference on the 21st November 2018. Sovy and ISME share a common goal to simplify business compliance for SMEs in Ireland. ISME connects us with Ireland’s thriving SME community to provide affordable compliance in the cloud for GDPR, workplace conduct and anti-fraud regulations.  […]

GDPR News – September 25th 2018

Google recently made a quiet change to its Chrome browser: signing into any web service now signs you into Google Chrome. This change has alarmed many of its privacy-conscious users, who claim it violates its privacy policy by synchronising the login states of its products.   EU antitrust commissioner Margarethe Vestager will deliver the keynote […]