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the ABC of GDPR: E is for EncryptionDon’t worry, I’m not going to go too deep into the technical and operational side of what encryption is but I do want to point out that the GDPR requires you to use it.

Encryption in a nutshell

In the very early days, Julius Caesar used encryption. By sending secret notes he moved letters up 3 spots and the receiver knew to go back 3 spots for each letter to decrypt the message. Obviously, this was easily deciphered but thank goodness nowadays we have a more sophisticated way of encrypting that is a lot more difficult to decrypt. And since this is a nutshell, this is about as in-depth as I’m going to go in this blog.

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the ABC of GDPR: d is for data breachWe all hope we’re not subject to one (either as controller or as data subject) but most likely in one way or another you will have witnessed a data breach at some level at one point.

Definition of Persona Data Breach

A 'personal data breach' means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.

A recent experience

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