PRAG Guidance: How Cybercrime affects Pension Schemes

The Pensions Research Accountants Group (PRAG) has published new guidance to assist trustees of pension schemes, the pension sector organisations that support them and their advisers, about the holistic protection that is needed to minimise the damage which can be caused by cybercrime. The Pensions Regulator has also just issued guidance for trustees on the “Cyber…

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Do I need to Appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under GDPR?

Data Protection – responsibilities and compliance The requirements of the GDPR are significant, and even if you currently comply with existing regulations, you may need to update your current policies, develop new ones, and ensure that these are properly documented. This will necessitate, time, effort, and costs. “But do I need to appoint a Data…

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Cyber essentials, what are they – Part II?

The Essential measures In considering how your business currently meets the required standards, you should ask yourself the following questions. Do you understand the scope of your business technology that requires basic protection?Does this include all desktop PC’s, laptops, smartphones, tablets, homeworking PC’s, email and web application servers, boundary firewalls and routers? Have you changed…

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Cyber essentials, what are they – Part I?

Cyber security is recognised as one of the greatest threats to business around the world. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 Global Risk Report estimated that the annual cost of crime in cyberspace is more than £350 billion annually. The 2016 Government Cyber Health Check and Cyber Security Breaches Survey found that 65% of large organisations…

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