Two areas that I have been thinking about recently, which I think will form a key part of my research moving forward, are that of conflict of interest and to what extent the required skills and competencies of a DPO should be determined by the environment in which...
Having worked since 1998 in the field of data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has, in my view, significantly increased the profile of those working with the legislation. This is assisted and reinforced by the legislation requiring the role...
When considering the skills and competencies required by a data protection officer (DPO) to successful fulfil their role, an important source of information is schemes and guidance issued by the supervisory authorities. To date there have been schemes issued by...
Finally I have managed to get a blog sorted to document the research I am doing for a PhD looking at various aspects of the role of the DPO. I have yet to finalise the research questions although intend to cover a number of different areas including: Interpretation of...
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