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Thought of the Day: The GDPR deadline is approaching 0

With May 25 looming nearby, it’s time for companies to start thinking about the reality of how the General Data Protection Regulation will affect them. Companies should be well on

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Thought of the Day: Stolen data and online fraud 0

One of the purposes of data protection is to prevent accidental data losses and data being stolen. Why? There are lots of reasons for protecting data – from confidentiality requirements

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Thought of the Day: How do I know if I’ve been hacked? 0

There have been a number of high-profile hacks in recent years, including Equifax in 2017 that exposed the social security numbers (and other data) of 143 million Americans. The NHS

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Directors Who Conceal Cyber Attacks Could Face Prison 0

UK companies who are still living in dread of GDPR should thank their lucky stars they are not operating in the US, where a group of Democrats is planning to

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Thought of the Day: Is it ok to share login details and passwords at work? 0

It’s probably general knowledge and work rules that you shouldn’t share your login details with others, but is it important to actually follow this? In the past week Nadine Dorries,

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Thought of the Day: Why hide a data breach? 0

It was announced yesterday that Uber (US) had tried to conceal a data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers around the world. Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete

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Cybersecurity Training Isn’t The Complete Solution 0

Cyber security training firms continue to stress the importance of educating employees in order to minimise the risk of cyber threats. ‘Staff’, they argue, ‘are both your company’s greatest asset

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Expert’s Thoughts – Mr Millennial: On the subject of data breaches 0

Hey all, so I am writing this week to start a bit of a conversation and I would love comments, grief, love in response to this. Right… onto the subject

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Thought of the day: Could the GDPR eradicate data breaches? 0

The introduction of the GDPR means that companies will need to step up their game to protect client data, to be compliant and to avoid penalties of up to €20

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Have consumers become de-sensitised to data breaches? 0

I wonder how many victims of the Yahoo hack thought about taking legal action against Yahoo. I imagine it was a very small proportion of the 3 billion account holders

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