News | 15 March 2022

A guide to data protection jargon

The world of data protection can involve a lot of technical terms, acronyms and jargon. It sometimes feels like a different language! Our data protection experts have put together a...

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News | 8 March 2022

Veritau’s graduate trainee stories: progression to Senior Information Governance Officer

Katherine joined Veritau in 2018 as a Trainee Information Governance Officer after graduating in History.

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Katherine Senior Information Governance Officer profile: The work is really rewarding and I’m lucky to work with a wonderful team of likeminded professionals in a supportive and friendly environment.

News | 4 March 2022

Day in the life of: Senior Information Governance Officer in our schools team

Rosie has been with Veritau for six months, having moved from working as a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for a higher education charity.

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News | 20 September 2021

The children’s internet code – what does it mean for schools?

On 1 September 2021, the Information Commissioner's Office brought the children’s internet code into force. What does this mean for schools?

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News | 5 May 2021

The five whys of information security

The '5 whys' is a handy tool that can be used to help analyse the underlying cause of information security incidents (data breaches). In 2020, 37% of companies in the UK reported an information security incident...

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News | 29 April 2020

Remote working: 9 tips for keeping data secure

Keeping data secure is always important, and can be difficult during remote working. One of the key principles of GDPR is the security principle, which builds on the requirement in…

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News | 17 April 2020

ICO to ‘adjust regulatory approach’ during pandemic

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a statement last week announcing changes to their approach in light of current events. Recognising...

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News | 29 March 2020

Sent an email to the wrong person? What to do

Accidentally sending an email to the wrong person happens more often than you'd think. An estimated 269 billion emails are sent globally every single day. It's therefore not...

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News | 14 February 2020

What exactly are computer cookies?

Computer cookies are small pieces of information made up of letters and numbers, like a code. Online services provide them when you visit their website. Software on...

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News | 14 October 2019

Ransomware: what is it and how can you protect yourself?

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that infects the computer system, demanding a payment to release the locked data or system. This may arrive through phishing or…

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