Data protection

Data protection is becoming an increasingly important issue for voluntary and community organisations as people become more aware of the need to handle information properly and the financial and reputational risks of getting it wrong. This section will provide news and practical resources you can use relating to data protection.

Cyber Essentials Guidance

29 Sep 2016Ian Kelly ICTcyber essentials, Data protection, security, cyber security

NICVA successfully achieved Cyber Essentials certification earlier this year and now more than ever we need to stress the importance of implementing a good Cyber Security policy in your organisation.

Data Fridays

4 Feb 2016Stephen Gray Detail Data, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Communications, ICTOpen Data, Data protection, Data Fridays

Once a month we focus on a data related topic to help organisations navigate through the opportunities and responsibilities in the age of digital transformation.

NICVA launches guide to data protection

7 Aug 2013ICTOpen Data, Data protection

Following on from NICVA's recent seminars on data protection, we have produced a new guide to data protection with the aim of helping voluntary and community organisations get to grips with this aspect of their information management strategy.

Privacy by design: using data protection for better information sharing

18 Jun 2013CommunicationsData protection

A recent seminar (Friday 14 June) held by NICVA in conjunction with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) highlighted the benefits of good information sharing practices for voluntary and community organisations.

Essentials of data protection seminar series

26 Mar 2013Data protection

NICVA and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have joined forces to provide a short series of free seminars on data protection for the voluntary and community sector.