Learning analytics dashboards, like the class mark books that long preceded them, show tutors a lot of information about their students. That could be pretty intrusive, so should universities and colleges be asking students to consent before tutors look at their data? I don’t think so, both because the students most likely to benefit are […]
Month: May 2018
DPIA – Security Operations Centre
Delighted to report that our first Data Protection Impact Assessment, for the Janet Security Operations Centre, is now published at http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6847/1/Jisc_security_operations_centre_-_data_protection_impact_assessment.pdf Thanks to the SOC and GDPR teams who made this happen!
DPIAs: First Attempts
Article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulation introduces a requirement to conduct a formal Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) for any processing that may involve a high risk to individuals. The Article 29 Working Party’s DPIA guidance contains a helpful list of nine factors that may give rise to a high risk. Any activity […]
Incident response, logfiles and the GDPR
The Article 29 Working Party has recently highlighted the importance of detecting and mitigating information security breaches. One of the key tools in doing this is logfiles: the European Court of Justice in Breyer v Germany recognised the role of web server logs, the Article 29 Working Party guidelines mention logs and network flow data. […]