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Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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Shadow-IT

Cloud Storage, File Sharing Apps and GDPR: This Could Get Ugly Fast!

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:39

Cloud storage services and file sharing apps such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are so widely adopted by employees—knowingly or unknowingly by their IT departments—that most...

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GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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GDPR Worldwide

GDPR - it’s not just for Europe: Protection of data at the World Cup in Russia, Tokyo Olympics, and beyond

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 13:17

With the World Cup in Russia this summer and the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 further down the line; organizations conducting business around the event will face unprecedented challenges with...

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PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Compliance Email Security Information Governance
Document Sanitization and Metadata

Document Sanitization: avoid making your business look foolish

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:03

Human error is one of the biggest problems businesses face when it comes to data leaks and unwanted data acquisition. There can be a number of systems in place to ensure that confidential files...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Data Loss Prevention Compliance Cyber Security
GDPR Readiness

Getting ready for GDPR: key actions to ensure your organization is compliant

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:39

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU’s largest and most significant cross-border regulation comes into effect in May 2018. Organizations and...

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GDPR: How aligning the board and middle management will bring you one step closer to compliance

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 13:27

With the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, organizations are finally starting to implement new technologies, policies and processes to become...

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