THE GDPR Cluster

On the 2nd of July, SMOOTH and five other European Projects, DEFEND, PAPAYA, POSEIDON, PDP4E, and BPR4GDPR,  hold their second official cluster meeting. The 6 Horizon 2020 projects decided to collaborate together to work on their common goal: Raise awareness of the GDPR.   What started with joint meeting and dissemination activities emerged to form…

SMOOTH at the Annual Privacy Forum

On the 13 and 14 of June, the SMOOTH presented its project at the Annual Privacy Forum in Rome. Organized by ENISA, the European Commission DG CONNECT, the University of Rome Tor Vergata and LUISS University, the two-day conference focused Data Privacy, Innovation and legal framework. SMOOTH had its own stand on the conference premises…

HOW TO DETECT PERSONAL DATA IN DATABASES

Most of the small European companies store their operational data using different databases. Those databases can start from a simple Excel file in a physical shop that only needs the contacts of its providers, but they can also be complex MySQL structures, a Relational Database Management server which manages many databases at the same time.…

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE GDPR

Several months have passed since the General Data Protection Regulation  (GDPR) has been implemented and you probably already know what it is. But, how is your company doing regarding it?  What does the GDPR really represent? GDPR redefines how data should be collected, stored and shared across every sector, from healthcare to banking and beyond,…