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Welcome to DLM Group’s News & Blog page
It will be here that you can access the latest stories and promotions in all areas from DLM Group.

This period, with the news on the General Data Protection Regulations, is extremely important for all businesses and organisations, so we will be offering extensive coverage and advice and we will keep you abreast of the latest developments and case studies. It’s a big subject for businesses and organisations both large and small so we will guide you through the four essential elements of document management:

  • The creation of information
  • The movement of information around your business
  • The processing of information so that it delivers business value
  • The compliance of information, and give you the best top tips to make sure that you are compliant.

Any new directives will come with a mass of paperwork and it is our service that will simplify and show you in plain English what it all means thus saving you time and money plus giving people the right message that you are nothing other than professional.

Make sure you return and read each blog as these are essential reading for business and peace of mind.

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More than half of UK businesses are still not fully GDPR compliant

A survey of UK GDPR decision-makers conducted on behalf of Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, has revealed that 52% of businesses are not fully compliant with the regulation, more than a year after its implementation. The survey found that 37% of respondents had reported an incident to the ICO in the […]

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Despite GDPR, programmatic advertising is still on the increase

Despite GDPR, programmatic ad spend in Europe rose by 33% last year hitting €16.7 billion. These findings came in the IAB Europe’s Attitudes to Programmatic Advertising report published to coincide with the Dmexco conference hosted in Cologne, Germany where programmatic advertising under GDPR obligations were a popular subject of debate. More than 70% of display […]

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You’re just getting used to GDPR now prepare for CCPA

U.S. businesses are getting ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and 56% don’t expect to be prepared by the Jan. 1, 2020 enforcement date. That means they’re not ready to guarantee consumer rights, or letting consumers know what personal data is being collected about them and where that data is being sold or […]

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Never borrow someone else’s charging cable

Cybersecurity experts have warned you should never do it. We’ve all done it – it’s an innocent request and is a normal thing to do but now it’s apparently a dangerous thing to do, with security experts telling us to protect our charging cables like we protect our passwords. Charles Henderson, Global Managing Partner and […]

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Swindon College staff and students warned over cyber attack

A college has advised students and staff to check their financial data after it fell victim to a cyber attack. Swindon College said a targeted attack resulted in unauthorised access to the personal data of both present and former staff and students. It said those who may be affected should check their bank accounts to […]

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Google wins ‘right to be forgotten’ case

The court case was about whether to expand the right to be forgotten law beyond Europe Google has won a ruling from the EU Court of Justice that could have forced it to apply EU rules about its search results globally. Five years ago, judges in Luxembourg decided that Google had to delete links that […]

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GDPR – One Year On by DLM Group

GDPR – One Year On by DLM Group Just over a year ago huge changes came about in privacy and information rights with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. This was all about getting privacy right and has increased protection for the public and obligations for organisations. However, […]

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The Marriott hotel chain faces £99m fine – Our View

The Marriott hotel chain faces £99m fine – Our View 339m customers affected by credit card hack The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fine relates to a data breach at the company believed to have originated in the Starwood hotels group five years ago. The ICO said the hotel chain had failed to undertake due diligence […]

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British Airways fined £183million – Our View

British Airways fined £183million – Our View British Airways fined £183million after the personal details of nearly half a million customers may have been stolen – first ICO announcement of a fine under strict new GDPR data protection rules  British Airways will have to pay a £183million fine for a data breach that saw card details […]

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The first unintended and unforeseen consequences of GDPR

The first unintended and unforeseen consequences of GDPR For some, the General Data Protection Regulation requirements seem unnecessarily complicated and vague in their overall impact.  Yet, less than a year after GDPR took effect, we see unintended and unforeseen consequences that suggest businesses of all sizes should be paying very close attention. In a nutshell, GDPR […]

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