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IN conversation with Tim Musson: Information and Data Security Imperatives in managing HR Data

Tim MussonAll businesses are required to comply with data protection legislation. Many organizations are not sure how to do this. Others simply choose to ignore and remain unaware of the consequences of doing so.

IN Team from Neeyamo caught up with Tim Musson at the CIPP Annual Conference in late 2016 at Wales where he held a session on the importance of Data Protection and Security in Payroll. Tim is the global authority and an industry veteran in data protection, information security and privacy related matters. He frequently talks at industry events on this. He currently serves as the Managing Director of Computer Law Training Ltd., UK and is also the Head of Computer Law and Data Protection at the The Security Circle, Glasgow, UK.

Tim is a busy person these days. Changing data protection regulatory environment – especially in the UK and European region has meant that his advice is much sought after.

IN: What is particularly special about HR Data?

TM: It is very very personal data. It has a lot of intimate details about people which includes a lot of what is technically called “sensitive personal data” Continue Reading