GDPR and the DVLA changes – a look at what fleets need to do to ensure full compliance

The past week has been a landmark in the changes to how employee licence checks are carried out in the fleet industry. With GDPR fast approaching the DVLA have now announced that the driving licence consent form (formerly known as the D796) has to be changed to fall in line with the new data protection legislation. As of 25/05/2018 the DVLA consent form for checking licences will be changed and this has given rise to a lot of questions and speculation around the changes. As licence checks form an integral…

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GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked. The new GDPR regulation will apply to all private and public sector organisations processing Personal Data and receiving driver information from the DVLA. Employers and fleet managers, who are legally obliged to check a drivers’ entitlement to drive, will be under…

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Tech City UK chooses Semafone to join 2018 Future Fifty

Data security and compliance specialist recognised as fast-growing UK business Guildford, UK – 7 March 2018: Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for contact centres, has been selected to join Tech City UK’s Future Fifty cohort for 2018. As one of the UK’s most established programmes for late-stage digital businesses, the Future Fifty recognises companies that have achieved fast growth during the last two years; delivering more than £5 million in yearly revenue and demonstrating at least 30% increase in year-on-year revenue. Semafone will join other…

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Aerohive® Helps Retailers Optimize and Protect Networks and Operations with New Wi-Fi Alliance Vantage Certification and PCI 3.2 Compliance

MILPITAS, Calif. – March 1, 2018 – Aerohive Networks™ (NYSE: HIVE), a Cloud Networking leader, today announced a series of network-compliance and optimization enhancements for retailers, including high-density and reliable network-access features with the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new Vantage program, and PCI 3.2 reporting in HiveManager® for improved compliance when handling sensitive customer data. Aerohive’s new performance and security updates help retailers deliver consistent, reliable, and compliant connectivity in most any location. To support the growing number of connected mobile and IoT devices in retail environments, and as the dependence on…

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Interoute strengthens cloud offering for retail and commerce companies with PCI-DSS 3.2 compliance

Interoute Virtual Data Centre accredited as PCI-DSS compliant for level 1 service providers, boosting security for customers processing online card payments London, 23 Jan, 2018 – Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has announced that following an official audit of the Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) service, it is now fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) 3.2 as a level 1 service provider. Interoute VDC is global Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform with 17 locations across Europe, the USA and Asia, which features an integrated low-latency private…

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ERA confirms compliance for Hit Rail’s Path Request Web App for train operations across Europe

Brussels, 15 November 2017 – Hit Rail’s H20 Path Request tool, one of its new services designed to enable railways to meet the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI), has been verified by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) as fully compliant. This opens the way for rail organisations to streamline their processes for handling path requests across Europe without needing to invest the resources to develop their own TSI tools. Created as a Web App, hosted in Hit Rail’s HEROS cloud platform, the Hit Rail H20 Path Request…

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Resilient plc and Daisy Group announce distribution agreement to address market demand for GDPR and MiFID II mobile call recording compliance solutions

London, 14th November 2017 – Resilient plc and Daisy Group today announced a strategic partnership and distribution agreement to address the growing market demand for business mobile call recording solutions enabling compliance under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). MiFID II, which comes into effect in January 2018, requires that those in financial services who are involved in trading, or in providing advice that may lead up to a trade, must have their business mobile calls and SMS messages recorded. GDPR, which…

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Resilient plc and Business Systems Ltd partner to address market demand for GDPR and MiFID II compliance solutions

London, 28th September 2017 – Resilient plc and Business Systems (UK) Ltd today announced a strategic partnership to address the growing market demand for call recording solutions enabling compliance to both MiFID II and GDPR. These forthcoming regulations, due to come into UK law in January 2018 and May 2018 respectively, place great demands on organisations that need to record their business telephone calls, with significant penalties for firms that are non-compliant. The challenge these regulations place on businesses is that, in many respects, they appear to make competing demands….

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Over a quarter of businesses unsure if they’ll be ready for MiFID II

120 days until MiFID II comes into force 28% of firms unsure if they’ll be ready in time Over a third (38%) of large firms unsure if they’ll be ready in time All small firms (1 – 9 employees) are confident they know what they need to do to comply with MiFID II and have a plan in place to get there TeleWare, a leading communication technology business, reveals the extent of industry readiness as the implementation of MiFID II draws closer. With the countdown to January 3rd 2018 well…

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