Schools face hefty fines for data breaches under new EU laws

John Dickens reports:

Schools face having to free up a teacher to work three days every week on EU data protection issues, say tech experts.

From May next year, schools must comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or face financial penalties of up to 4 per cent of their turnover.

The new regulations are designed to beef-up the safety and security of data held by all organisations in the EU – and will still be binding in the UK despite Brexit.

Read more on Schools Week.

So EU schools face heft fines while U.S. schools face…… gornisht, as my grandmother used to say.

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  1. ECA - July 3, 2017

    Um,,,
    And what is the response to the Gov or Corps, loosing data??

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