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Improving Lives (CSR), Chaucer

– 23 Nov, 2020

Chaucer Joins The UN Global Compact

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

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Life Sciences, People Development, Energy, Legal Services, Facilitation​​​, Financial Services, Public Sector

– 18 Nov, 2020

The Perils Of Presenteeism

Dani Lindley

Management Consultant

“Powerful communications come from the heart of your values and reflect as well as foster your authentic company culture”

Dani takes pride in the difference she makes for her clients and within Chaucer by putting people at the heart of everything she does. She has over 10 years of experience across several industries throughout Europe which enables her to apply a refreshingly creative yet efficient approach to complex client challenges in particular around communications, engagement and people development.

Blog

Life Sciences, Innovation Strategy

– 11 Nov, 2020

Accelerating Innovation In Life Sciences

Tom Macfarlane

Management Consultant

Tom Macfarlane is a commercially-minded strategy/transformation professional and an Associate Partner at Chaucer Group. With a background in neuroscience and pharmaceuticals, he retains a specialist interest in the life sciences, but has served in leadership roles across industry verticals and in both the corporate and public sectors.

Data Strategy

Blog 02 Jul, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services

Dealing With Data Breaches Under GDPR

There are at least three types of data breaches, which are not mutually exclusive: Breach of Confidentiality, Breach of Integrity and Breach of Availability.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 02 Jul, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services, Public Sector

ICO Audit Readiness Preparation

In June 2018, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office issued new guidance around the process they use to conduct a data protection audit, and the steps required to be reviewed. This guidance was part of the Regulatory Action Policy.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 08 Jun, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services

Priority Of DPA18 Over GDPR & The Challenge Of Brexit

While the Data Protection Act (2018) is the current law of the UK and will remain so after Brexit, it is necessarily incomplete and must be interpreted in conjunction with the text of the GDPR.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 01 Jun, 2018

Data Strategy, Life Sciences, Data Protection Services

Data Protection Officer Services: Pharmacy & Health Care

Pharmacy and health care industry bodies lost their fight earlier this month to gain an exemption from requiring a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 23 Mar, 2018

Data Strategy

3 GDPR Myth Busters

Can a product make you compliant under the General Data Protection Regulation?

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 17 Mar, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services

Do You Need A Data Protection Officer?

The GDPR acknowledges the Data Protection Officer (DPO) as a key individual in ensuring compliance within your company, with their appointment mandatory for all public authorities and many private organisations such as, but not exclusive to, the financial sector.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 13 Mar, 2018

Data Strategy, Cyber Security, Data Protection Services

7 tips to protect against cyberattacks

Tip 1: Create an Internal Cyber Security Policy

Do you know what the biggest cyber security risk is for your business? Many business owners are surprised to learn that it may be their employees.

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Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 23 Jan, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services

Data Protection Awareness Programmes

Business owners are being encouraged to plan and prepare for compliance now in light of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as we begin to count down to the ratification of the Regulation into UK law.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 17 Jan, 2018

Data Strategy, Life Sciences, Energy, Legal Services, Data Protection Services, Financial Services, Public Sector

Subject Access Requests: 10 Tips

If your organisation fails to respond to a Subject Access Request (SAR) in a time mannered fashion, as indicated within the GDPR, you can be fined by the ICO for failure to comply.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Blog 05 Jan, 2018

Data Strategy, Data Protection Services, Public Sector

UK Policing And GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is planned to become legislation in the UK on 25th May 2018. The UK government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will have no impact to the enactment of the GDPR within the UK.

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.