Mullingar Chamber GDPR Breakfast Briefing

The Mullingar Chamber held an informative briefing on GDPR in the Greville Arms Hotel on 2nd May which was sponsored by Campion Insurance. There was a great attendance from local businesses keen to hear about the new data protection regulation.

GDPR Breakfast Briefing - Mullingar ChamberDuring the breakfast, Leon Atkins, CEO of Obsey explained that “GDPR will affect every business from sole traders through to large multinationals and that a risk-based approach is the best option for setting procedures for GDPR.” He provided an overview of the six key principles of GDPR and five steps to assist businesses on the road to compliance. Leon also referred to “GDPR as the health and safety for the digital age.”

Damian Smith, Regional Manager Campion Insurance explained that “businesses should contact their insurers in order to arrange cyber cover and to assess possible exposures.”

“GDPR represents one of the most challenging and evolving areas of business. As we heard from this morning’s speaker there are simple steps available to assist businesses and to seek assistance where needed,” said Catherine Killeen, Events Manager Mullingar Chamber.

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