Commercial | Data, privacy and information security | Energy & Infrastructure
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In his daily briefing on 23 June, the prime minister asked businesses to help NHS Test and Trace by collecting contact details from customers when they start to reopen after 4 July (we'll save the big picture 'surveillance state' commentary for another time/place). There's no official guidance or agreed-upon technical solution just yet, so what should businesses in-scope actually be doing in the meantime? Here are our seven practical tips to get you started.
The situation will evolve. Businesses' role in NHS Test and Trace (and their approach to the privacy risks that go along with that) will need to be agile yet robust. We must hope that our Government will learn from other countries as well as from some of their own previous mistakes on this issue and that clear and appropriate guidance will be forthcoming soon. That's the cautious optimism that we all now know and love…