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Paying the Piper: What we learned from the British Airways fine

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 15:23

The Breach
Truth be told it was never really a question of ‘if’ but rather ‘when’ a significant fine for GDPR non-compliance would occur. Following the announcement that British Airways has been...

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The Brexit Backlash

The Brexit Backlash: How uncertainty is prompting UK businesses to bolster cyber security defenses

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:53

The consequences of Brexit are taking up the lion’s share of the news agenda. The further we delve into the topic, the more confusion arises. And that’s not just at the in the upper echelons of...

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Top Threats 2018

Cyber Threats & Technology Tips That Your Business Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:25

2018 has seen a number of new threats introduced into the cyberscape as well as an evolution of traditional threats. This means businesses need to be more prepared than ever for a data breach and...

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Clearswift Information Governance Server

The Clearswift Information Governance Server: preventing data breaches, supporting compliance

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:30

The latest release of the Clearswift Information Governance Server (IGS) product offers new features and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) functionality, as well as the ability to track unstructured...

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Insider Threat

GDPR and the Insider Threat: How new regulations are changing our data handling habits

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 16:16

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been covered extensively over the past year and has come to sit at the forefront of employees’ mind. Having been implemented on 25th May 2018, the...

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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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