GDPR Summit London: what threat does cyber crime pose to data security?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest shake-up in data protection laws in a generation and will affect organisations worldwide. Some industries are more used to following regulatory compliance than others – but GDPR will affect everyone. Cyber-crime is continuing to increase at an exponential rate, meaning more businesses are likely to […]

What Is the Next WannaCry?

When ransomware attacks like the recent WannaCry and NotPetya happened, suddenly IT security became a top priority within organisations.  Why these attacks are headlines news? Because, the companies were not prepared. This triggered a question within the stakeholders will there be more attacks? Anytime such an attack occurs, there will be plenty of experts happy […]

GDPR and data privacy

You should know by now that the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 ((EU) 2016/679) comes into force in all EU member states from 25 May 2018, and the British Government has confirmed that it will not repeal this law upon Brexit.  This is the biggest change in data privacy law in 20 years. What’s new? […]

Data Protection Officers: do you need one?

With the EU Data Protection Regulation coming into force in less than a year, many organisations have started to put some measures into place so that they’ll be compliant come 25th of May next year. One question that still seems to baffle many is whether they’ll need to hire a Data Protection Officer. The International […]