Deepfake Danger: How to protect your business

Deepfake technology is more affordable and accessible than ever. Where they once typically resided in the porn industry, we’ve seen deepfakes now infiltrate other spaces, from politics to popular culture to fraud vectors. A recent example is well-known indie band, The Strokes, appearing as though they are 20-years-old again in their latest music video, “Bad […]

#Privacy: Ensuring a privacy-respectful future for Direct Marketing and AdTech

As many countries around the world enforce “stay at home” orders and lockdown decrees due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our attention is rightly focused on the health and safety of citizens, medical care providers and other essential personnel. However, in addition to healthcare, concerns are also understandably being raised around how the global economy […]

Can ‘surveillance tech’ help defeat a second wave of coronavirus?

As the coronavirus crisis continues, governments are rightly concentrating on slowing down the spread of the virus and ensuring that hospitals and other vital services are not overwhelmed. But, as time goes on, thoughts will inevitably turn to what happens once the initial wave of the virus has dissipated. One possible outcome, in the absence […]

Data Protection By Design and Default:  Tips for Full Compliance

When the General Data Protection Regulation came into effect in May 2018, it introduced a requirement for organisations to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to implement the data protection principles into business processes and practices.  This is known as ‘data protection by design and by default’. Data protection by design is not […]

Webinar: CCPA – 3 big mistakes companies are making

Join the upcoming webinar on CCPA compliance and the most common mistakes companies are making. You’re in charge of your company’s CCPA strategy. Wouldn’t you like to know how consumers, regulators and the plaintiffs’ bar are approaching CCPA? Why companies fumble their data deletion requirements. And, how you can ensure your program is complaint, defensible and […]

#Privacy: The structure of data privacy

Data protection is a hot topic, with businesses spending millions on securing digital networks. However, an often-overlooked risk to data privacy is the office environment itself. Open plan working and glass walls that create light-filled, aesthetically pleasing work environments might look appealing but can create information security problems of their own. Certainly with an increasingly […]

#Privacy: How can SMEs create a data security strategy suitable for the long-term?

Data security is vital for organisations of all sizes. However, this area can present the great challenges for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), who must tackle compliance with limited budgets and smaller IT teams, typically without the in-house expert advice that is readily available to larger corporations. As a result, it’s a good idea for […]