Laws, Regulation and Compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your control

High profile data losses from the likes of TK Maxx, the US Department of Veterans affairs, the UK's child benefit department and other large organisations have raised awareness of the need to protect information. As a result new working practises and regulations have come into play. At first glance the plethora or issues and prescribed solutions seems daunting. This paper outlines the main regulations and shows how a combination of strategy, technology and policy addresses the problem.