The Return Of Data Protection Made Easy

Jasmine Harrison, Philip Brining and Joe Kirk

Data Protection Made Easy Episode 135

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Data Protection Made Easy Returns: Charting Your Course for 2024

Welcome back to Data Protection Made Easy, your trusted guide to navigating the ever-evolving world of data privacy! After a well-deserved holiday hiatus, our data-savvy hosts, Jasmine Harrison, Joe Kirk, and Phil Brining, are back with a bang in this special “Return” episode, recorded on January 12th, 2024. Buckle up as we delve into the latest data protection news, trends, and insights to equip you for a successful journey in the new year.

Unpacking the Holiday Hangover: Data Headlines in Review

Our hosts kick off the episode by revisiting the data headlines that made waves while the podcast was on its festive break:

Smart Home Security: More Than Just Garland?

While smart devices add convenience and festive cheer, they also introduce potential security risks. Our experts discuss the vulnerabilities associated with connected gadgets, from hacked ovens to compromised baby cameras. Learn essential cybersecurity tips to keep your smart home safe and protect your precious holiday memories.

NHS Federated Data Platform: Unveiling the Curtain

The controversial NHS Federated Data Platform remains under scrutiny. This episode unpacks the latest developments, including procurement processes, data governance measures, and the ongoing debate about its compliance with data protection regulations. Is this a platform for progress or a privacy Pandora’s Box?

British Library: A Cyberattack Aftermath

The ongoing saga of the British Library’s ransomware attack serves as a stark reminder of the importance of robust cybersecurity practices. We discuss the library’s recovery efforts and the broader implications for data security in institutions.

Beyond the Headlines: Looking Ahead in 2024

But our gaze isn’t solely fixed on the past. We move forward, exploring emerging trends and developments shaping the data landscape in 2024:

Data Act & ISO 42001: Charting the New Course

Get acquainted with the EU’s upcoming Data Act and the new ISO 42001 standard on AI. These regulations will significantly impact data governance and responsible AI development. Join the discussion and understand how they will shape the future.

Hot Topics on the Horizon: Navigating Uncharted Waters

Dive into thought-provoking discussions on biometric data, the rise of “anti-surveillance fashion,” and the ethical use of artificial intelligence. Are these trends harbingers of progress or privacy pitfalls? Join the conversation and explore the challenges and opportunities they present.

Your Data Protection Journey Begins Now

This episode is just the first step in your data protection journey for 2024. Subscribe to Data Protection Made Easy for weekly insights, expert interviews, and practical guidance to help you navigate the ever-changing data landscape. Remember, data privacy is a shared responsibility, so let’s join the conversation and build a more secure and transparent future for all.