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EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide

EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide

SKU: 4772
Authors: Alan Calder
Publishers: ITGP
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781849288316
Pages: 96
Published: 28 Jun 2016
Availability: In Stock
Format: Adobe eBook
ISBN13: 9781849288323
Pages: 89
Published: 28 Jun 2016
Availability: Available
Format: ePub
ISBN13: 9781849288330
Pages: 89
Published: 28 Jun 2016
Availability: Available

Gain a clear understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with this essential pocket guide – purchased by more than 14,000 readers worldwide – which explains:

  • The terms and definitions used within the Regulation;
  • Its key requirements; and
  • How to comply.
Price: $14.95


A clear, concise introduction to the EU GDPR

This essential guide – the first of its kind on the market – is the ideal resource for anyone wanting a clear primer on the principles of data protection and their new obligations under the GDPR.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to unify data protection and ease the flow of personal data across Europe.

The Regulation introduces a number of key changes for all organisations processing EU residents’ personal data.

EU GDPR: A Pocket Guide provides an essential introduction to this new data protection law, explaining the Regulation and setting out the compliance obligations for EU organisations.

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Your essential guide to understanding the GDPR

This concise pocket guide will help you understand:

  • The terms and definitions used in the GDPR, including explanations.
  • The key requirements of the GDPR, including:
    • Which fines apply to which Articles;
    • The six principles that should be applied to any collection and processing of personal data;
    • The Regulation’s applicability;
    • Data subjects’ rights;
    • Data protection impact assessments (DPIAs);
    • The role of the data protection officer (DPO) and whether you need one;
    • Data breaches, and the notification of supervisory authorities and data subjects;
    • Obligations for international data transfers.
  • How to comply with the Regulation, including:
    • Understanding your data, and where and how it is used (e.g. Cloud suppliers, physical records);
    • The documentation you need to maintain (such as statements of the information you collect and process, records of data subject consent, processes for protecting personal data);
    • The “appropriate technical and organisational measures” you need to take to ensure your compliance with the Regulation.
  • A full index of the Regulation, enabling you to find relevant Articles quickly and easily.


About the author


Alan Calder, the founder and executive chairman of IT Governance Ltd, is an internationally acknowledged cyber security expert, and a leading author on information security and IT governance issues. He co-wrote the definitive compliance guide IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002, which is the basis for the Open University’s postgraduate course on information security, and has been involved in the development of a wide range of information security management training courses that have been accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ). Alan has consulted on data security for numerous clients in the UK and abroad, and is a regular media commentator and speaker.

Quickly understand your new obligations under the EU GDPR, and learn what steps you need to take to avoid costly fines.

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Educate your staff on the GDPR

This essential pocket guide is a perfect resource for organisations looking to educate their staff on the GDPR. To ensure your organisation complies with its requirements, your staff need to be aware of the key changes introduced and how it will affect their day-to-day work.

EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide can be produced in customised formats to distribute among staff, branded with your company logo and a bespoke forward. It can also be customised to your company branding guidelines.

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Not for the first time the author in particular and his publishing arm in general have explained an IT security or related subject - what can so often be dry and forbidding - concisely and authoritatively (and the two do not easily go together).
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