Independent Education Today feature: Advice on new data protection legislation coming into force next year through the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Writing exclusively for Independent Education Today magazine Adrian Brown, Director at My School Portal, looks at the new data protection legislation coming into force next year through the GDPR, and how its passing will re-shape the way schools communicate with internal stakeholders and the outside world.

He says ” Data protection is without doubt one of the biggest concerns that schools face today. The upcoming enactment of the GDPR in May 2018 means that schools need to prepare for and where needed, implement changes to their data protection to ensure compliance.”

“Early adopters of secure information sharing platforms are now taking the steps to both meet the obligations of the new GDPR and also de-risk their exposure with regards to future data losses.”

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