26. Carrie Gurr: What the GDPR means for Australian Businesses
What the GDPR means for Australian Businesses
In this episode, I interview Carrie Gurr, Director at Taipan Group Ltd.
Taipan Group Ltd. provides advice and develops strategies to assess and mitigate cybersecurity risks to an organisation.
In this episode we cover:
- What is the GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation in the EU
- Effect of the GDPR to business owners in Australia
- How to Minimize risk in data capturing for retailers and online business owners
- Kinds and amount of data covered
- Requiring and clearing consent from clients on the use of collected information
- Different approaches to locating and dealing with your clients covered by the GDPR
- Understanding the risk of a breach in your database
- Principles of best practice in managing your data
- The risks and consequences for businesses when they are breached
- How creating risk profiles and performing end-to-end business data analysis can help identify and mitigate the risks of the business
- Paid solutions and softwares storing customer data – are they safer?
- Securing data through people, process, and technology
- How prevention is better than cure when managing data solutions
- Services offered by the Taipan Group in securing and protecting the data of their clients
- What small businesses can do to secure and protect their data
- Sharing ownership of the data within the organization
- Australian compliance laws in data privacy like The Privacy Act of Australia and others
- Looking at compliance as a best practice in handling information, managing data, and being a security-aware organization
- Guide for businesses in budgeting for information security
- Online payment processing websites like Stripe, Square, etc. – are they more protected than independent payment processing?
- Checklist for business owners – 8 steps towards checking your compliance to GDPR
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