Safe and sound in the Spice Route

~ Security issues to consider when exporting industrial equipment ~ As early as 300BC, spices were traded across Europe, Africa and Asia along the Spice Route. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete industrial automation equipment supplier EU Automation, explains the security considerations when exporting industrial equipment and their similarities to the spice trade.   […]

BigID Webinar: PI Discovery & Privacy Automation for GDPR and CCPA

Register here today   “PI Discovery and Privacy Automation for GDPR and CCPA” will go under the microscope in an exclusive webinar presented by data compliance software experts, BigID, in partnership with Data Protection World Forum. Going live on 27th June, the broadcast will bring Bank of England GDPR Advisor, Steve Wright together with BigID […]

Apps: the gateway to your private data

Cybercrime is no longer monopolised by elite criminals and no longer consigned to the dark web alone. Recent investigations indicate that hackers have become much braver and are now operating in the open, using popular apps to conduct illegal dealings. Criminals are now using consumer apps like Telegram and social media platforms to trade valuable […]

Why maintaining cyber security is essential for your business

Technology over the past few decades has become an increasingly integral aspect of the workplace. From email correspondence and financial transactions, to professional networking and collaborative work documents, businesses rely on technology to be connected at all times and conduct work effectively. However, when these lines of communication are threatened or even compromised, it can […]

AI: The war of the algorithms

Thanks to the likes of Amazon, Google and Facebook, the term Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become more widespread than ever before. Defined as a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behaviour in computers, AI promises all sorts, from self-driving cars and smart home appliances to robot “employees”. As algorithms become increasingly complex, AI has […]

Cyber security firm to get $300 million boost

A York branch of a cyber security firm is to receive $300 million in investment following a funding round headed by private equity company, KKR. KnowBe4 specialises in creating cyber security solutions to address the full gamut of threats online. The Florida-based firm has now put together an integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing […]

Giving CISOs the tools to measure and improve password security

Despite the well-publicised growth in cyber-attacks every year, both in number and complexity, businesses are still struggling to implement effective security policies. It’s no secret that weak passwords are a leading security threat and bad password habits are far too common. Yet businesses are struggling to quantify their own level of password risk, even those […]

#EDPS: Max Schrems on the struggle to enforce data privacy law

Earlier this month, Austrian lawyer, Max Schrems discussed cross-border data transfers and other pertinent issues in data security in front of audiences at the European Data Protection Summit.  Known as “the man who took on Facebook and won”, Schrems submitted 22 data privacy complaints against the famous social network to the Irish Data Protection Commission […]

Webinar on SARs: Challenges and Solutions

Data Protection World Forum in partnership with Data Guidance by OneTrust present SAR Challenges and Solutions webinar. This exclusive broadcast sees Subject Access Rights discussed by our panel of industry professionals, including: Data Protection Officer at iSTORM Solutions Limited, Richard Merrygold; DPO at GDPR Institut, Ray Ford and APAC and CIS Privacy Analyst at DataGuidance […]

Where do our public lives end & our private lives start in 2019?

In many ways, my career has been defined by the convergence of data and technology. Former roles have included serving as the Director of Customer Success for Salesforce as well as the Global Director of Programmatic Marketing & Data Governance with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG): I’ve worked at the highest-level of strategies for major Fortune […]