University College London (UCL) Appoints May Ladd, RookMay Founder as Visiting Lecturer

19th February 2018 – May Ladd, founder and chief executive of RookMay Limited is appointed as a Visiting Lecturer at the prestigious University College London (UCL) which is part of the University of London. May supports and lectures students in Data Governance, Archiving and Records Management and includes Blockchain, General Data Protection Regulation and Cyber Security – hot topics in industry. May has also supported City, University of London and…

Global Online Retailer Appoints RookMay To Undertake GDPR and Data Protection Review and Gap Analysis

9th February 2018 Major Online Retailer appoints RookMay to help undertake a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Gap Analysis. The work involves carrying out workshops and interviews with key company stakeholders culminating in a the presentation of a report that highlighted: The need for production of key policies and procedures including GDPR Policy, Data Breach Handling Policy and updates to Information Security Policies Updates to consumer facing Privacy Policy and…

May Ladd Supports Startup and Early Stage Companies at The Accelerator Network

15th January 2018 – May Ladd supports start up companies and provides business mentoring and guidance for the The Accelerator Network. The Accelerator Network aims to deliver the most efficient range of support for high growth tech and digital media startups. Its services unite information resources, bootcamps, hackathons, industry coaching, high growth training & mentoring and access to markets and seed/follow on capital to help emerging tech entrepreneurs build scalable,…

RookMay delivers GDPR Audit to Leading Pharmaceutical Client

09 June 2017 – RookMay supports and delivers a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) audit and set of recommendations to a leading Pharmaceutical services client. Data Protection across the European Union (EU) is changing next year and on 25 May 2018 Europe will enter a new piece of regulation to harmonise data protection across member countries. The new regulation is called General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR. RookMay have been providing…

UK Government confirms EU Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) will be implemented despite Brexit

The UK Government has confirmed the NIS Directive will be implemented despite Brexit vote The UK Government said it will provide support and guidance on implementation soon. The government also recently released the results of its review into cybersecurity regulation, concluding that it was ‘not current justified’ in imposing new cybersecurity regulations on businesses above those in the current law and under the NIS Directive. The government is considering whether…

Enterprise Content Management – 2017 – What’s Going To Happen!

Every year I like to give my personal views and thoughts on what is happening in the industry based on my international training seminars, interactions with businesses and clients and through my consulting engagements. With Brexit looming, major changes across the European landscape (both politically and economically) and other wider global effects Here are the 5 areas, in no particular order of importance: 1. Security. As kind of expected, there…

RookMay Delivers Archiving Consultancy to Global Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.)

24 July 2016 RookMay supports Westcon-Comstor on a global electronic and digital Archiving Project. Westcon had challenges in having the right knowledge and skills internally to understand the information compliance, industry regulations, legislations, security concerns and cross border and cloud based document archiving requirements. RookMay was appointed to help create requirements based on international best practice standards and the compliance and legislative requirements that exist in different countries. RookoMay carried…

14 April 2016 RookMay in association through partners Bekker Compliance Consulting (USA) & Pinnacle Training Group (Manilla, Philippines) delivers ‘Bank Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Information & Data Compliance’ Masterclass to the Philippines Finance Industry

In today’s world and more in the digital online future, all organisations – small and large and especially regulated industries like Finance – face an ever-increasing number of information-related security challenges and risks against a backdrop of increasing national, global compliance and audit standards and legislation. Cybersecurity is the protection of data from theft and damage, business information, people’s identities, and how all businesses can be better equipped to work…