Welcome to European Data Protection Summit Manchester, opening today

Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th of November will see Manchester’s Victorian Warehouse host two days of networking, industry discussion and top-level insight into data protection, privacy and security. Over two days, European Data Protection Summit (EUDPS) Manchester will examine the challenges, opportunities and solutions on a complex data privacy landscape, where international regulation is rapidly […]

#Privacy: Lack of automation can undermine cybersecurity through digital transformation, report finds

A new study has revealed that enterprises slow to abandon manual processes – despite being short staffed – and that the lack of automation, increasing network complexity, and limited visibility contribute to costly misconfigurations and increased risk. FireMon’s 2019 State of the Firewall report, features feedback from nearly 600 respondents, including nearly 20% from the executive ranks, […]

#Privacy: Data, privacy and analytics are primary concerns for financial enterprises

Data, privacy, analytics and customer service are top finance priorities, says a new Protivity report. The Today’s Finance Priorities: Security, Data, Analytics and Internal Customers, shows that CFOs and finance leaders are focused as much on strategic matters ad operational issues. The report says they are more focused on robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), […]

#Privacy: Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace releases new report

The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) has issued its final report Advancing Cyberstability, as part of a panel held at the 2019 Paris Peace Forum. Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, and David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, launched the report and placed the […]

#Privacy: US Department of Energy holds fifth CyberForce competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host its fifth CyberForce Competition™ on Nov. 16. The event, held at 10 of the DOE’s National Laboratories across the United States, will challenge 105 college teams to defend a simulated energy infrastructure from cyber-attacks. During the competition, teams will compete to defend their simulated infrastructure from attacks […]

Open today! Welcome to PrivSec Accountability Financial Services 2019

Today at the Barbican Centre in London, PrivSec Accountability Financial Services (FS) 2019 presents a day of exploration into the relationship between cybersecurity and data privacy in the financial sector. This one-day conference will bring unique opportunities to knowledge-share and network among senior business operatives, while benefiting from the insight of a series of subject-matter […]

#Privacy: Microsoft decision to honour CCPA across the US a “simple yet very effective move”

Microsoft has announced its intention to uphold the “core rights” afforded to Californian citizens under the Californian Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which comes into being on the 1st January 2020. The tech giant has said it will apply the landmark legislative framework across operations throughout the US; according to Julie Brill, Microsoft’s chief privacy officer, […]

#Privacy: Most organisations still misunderstand cloud security, report reveals

Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today published a new report, “Reducing Risk in Cloud Migrations: Controlling Privileged Access to Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Environments.” The report, based on a survey of over 700 respondents from the United States, Canada and UK, finds that 60% of respondents misunderstand the shared responsibility […]