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EU GDPR, A Pocket Guide, Second Edition

EU GDPR, A Pocket Guide, Second Edition

SKU: 4991
Authors: Alan Calder
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781787780644
Published: 22 Oct 2018
Format: Adobe eBook
ISBN13: 9781787780651
Published: 22 Oct 2018
Format: Adobe ePub
ISBN13: 9781787780668
Published: 22 Oct 2018

Now in its second edition, this bestselling book provides a clear understanding of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

It has been updated to reflect the latest guidance from the WP29/EDPB (European Data Protection Board) and the UK ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office), as well as offering advice on related laws including the NIS Directive and the forthcoming ePrivacy Regulation.

This essential pocket guide explains:

  • The terms and definitions used within the GDPR in simple terms;
  • The key requirements; and
  • How to comply with the Regulation.

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A clear, concise primer on the 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 GDPR aims to unify data protection and ease the flow of personal data across the EU. It applies to every organisation in the world that handles EU residents’ personal data.

In the UK, the change from Data Protection Act 1998 compliance to GDPR compliance is a complex one. EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide provides an overview of the changes that are needed to comply with the Regulation.

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;
    • The data protection officer role and whether you need one;
    • Data breaches, and the notification of supervisory authorities and data subjects; and
    • 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 must maintain (such as statements of the information you collect and process, records of data subject consent, processes for protecting personal data); and
    • The “appropriate technical and organisational measures” you need to take to ensure 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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