GDPR 3 Years On – What You Need To Know About Data Protection and Working With Third-Parties

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On May 25th 2018, the GDPR came into effect and changed how our data is stored, processed, managed and used. It created new individual rights over personal data, required businesses to implement more strenuous protections, clearly defined responsibilities and liabilities for data protection, and made the documentation of breaches mandatory. GDPR Update 2021 Three years on,…

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Do You Know Anonymisation from Pseudonymisation?

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Anonymisation is a term that we’re all pretty familiar with. However, in the context of data security and compliance, anonymisation has a specific definition. You may find out that data you thought was anonymous, actually has just been through a process of pseudonymisation. As the name suggests, this isn’t the real deal, it’s an imitation.…

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Overseas Transcription Services. Who is Transcribing Your Content?

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Overseas Transcription Services. Who is Transcribing Your Content? A Checklist for Protecting Your Data When Using Offshore Transcription Services.   When you outsource tasks you effectively bring on a new member of staff — even if it’s just for a short period of time. Transcription services are no different. Just like when you hire someone…

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Why the UK Is the Best in the World for Data Protection

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Business has gone global, and most businesses engage in a wide variety of outsourced services. That brings opportunities and risks — one of those risks is data protection.  A number of data leaks over the last decade have only increased scrutiny on data security. If you want to keep your data safe in 2020 and…

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What are the Most Secure Transcription Services? 8 Signposts of Safety

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What are the Most Secure Transcription Services? 8 Signposts of Safety If you’re looking to get a transcription made of sensitive information, you will be confronted with something of a conundrum. By outsourcing the task, you run the risk of your information falling into the wrong hands. But, creating a transcript yourself is surprisingly hard…

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Will Transcription Services Sign an NDA? Are Transcription Services Secure?

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Will Transcription Services Sign an NDA? Are Transcription Services Secure?   Good news. Most transcription services will sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). In fact, a lot advertise their willingness to do so right on their websites, along with the confidentiality agreements that they have their transcriptionists sign by default. Even if it isn’t mentioned, most…

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Why Are UK Based Transcription Services Better?

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4 Key Benefits of Using UK Based Transcription Services When you’ve been looking for a transcription service, you’ve likely given some thought to the cost and the timeframe to get your transcription, but have you considered who is transcribing your audio and video content and where they are? For most of us, security and regulatory…

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