eBook: From Privacy to Preference

2 years after GDPR’s implementation (Europe), and just a couple of months after CCPA’s launch (United States), marketing departments are still in the dark about the data they can collect and how they will be authorised to use them. Consent management is still causing headaches to those who are involved in collecting, storing and sharing it [...]

eBook: Data Protection Is Everyone’s Job, so It’s No One’s Job

Implementing data protection is an ambiguous area of responsibility for too many organizations, and well-meaning truisms like “Security is everybody’s job” do not help the situation. Long experience in the field across different industries confirms this, whether the businesses in question create software for external customers or only for internal use. Given the lack of clarity about who is […]

Whitepaper: Insider Data Breach Survey 2020

97% of CISOs are worried about insider data breaches. And with unreliable employees their primary ‘alert system’ and patchy technology deployments to mitigate this risk, it’s no wonder why.. In our second annual Insider Data Breach Survey, we examine prevalence of insider data breaches and their impact, and importantly, why they continue to occur. The […]

UK businesses quick to spot cyber breaches but failing to stop cyberattacks, Accenture finds

Hackers are having more success in the UK than other countries, according to research from Accenture which reveals that UK organisations need more consistent cyber defences. Almost one fifth of attempted targeted cyberattacks in the UK successfully breach security, compared with just over a tenth as the global average. Accenture’s State of Cyber Resilience report […]

UK public sector remains highly vulnerable to ransomware attack

A lack of awareness among public sector employees around cyber security is leaving it vulnerable to ransomware and other forms of cyber-attack, according to new research today from data security provider Clearswift, a HelpSystems Company. The research with 1,000 public sector employees, revealed that almost half of respondents (47%) have either not heard of, or do […]

GDPR: What have we learned 2 years on and what’s next?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set precedents which have influenced the global landscape of business, data protection, privacy and beyond. Join subject matter experts as they mark the two-year anniversary of the enforcement of the biggest change in data protection history, a change which shifted the way organisations around the world approached personal data […]

SMS phishing scam warning for Covid-19

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has revealed evidence of an SMS phishing scam, warning the victim that “Someone who came in contact with you tested positive or has shown symptoms for Covid-19 & recommends you self-isolate/get tested.” The message contains a link to a bogus website which asks for the personal details of the […]