Existing data protection legislation and the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation loom large over big data. What does an internal auditor need to know?


Steven Connors, CISM, FIPA, FFA, partner at Haines Watts

Steve is a partner with Haines Watts in its controls and assurance practice. He works with clients across a range of sectors helping them deliver value from their information systems while at the same time ensuring that the data remains secure.

The practice’s focus is to use the collective experiences of all their people to help clients leverage value out if their investment in information technology while ensuring that they remain secure and compliant with legislation and regulations.

His personal focus is always on assisting organisations to better understand their data and its value, to enable them to implement secure and effective compliance strategies, specifically in relation to information security and vendor assurance programmes.

Steve presents at national and international conferences on cyber security, data classification and vendor assurance.