GDPR: untangling the trickiest regulations

YouGov recently found that only 3 in every 10 UK businesses have started preparing for the GDPR. This is worrying when we consider that the GDPR is mandatory, and that the penalties for non-compliance are severe. Businesses simply can’t bury their heads in the sand when it comes to this new regulation. To help enterprises along their […]

Staying safe and secure in the cloud

The cloud has brought about many benefits for organisations and adoption is understandably increasing. Gartner earlier this year forecast that the worldwide public cloud services market would grow 18 per cent in 2017 whilst Forrester has found that global cloud services revenues totaled $114 billion in 2016, up from $68 billion just two years ago […]

Putting Cyber Security at the Heart of App Development Strategies

In the rush to get new apps to market before the competition, start-ups are cutting corners. Yet in an era of escalating cyber security threats and punitive data protection regulations, a failure to prioritise security is compromising customer data, leaving the business at risk of both fines and reputational damage. Market Opportunity Whether based at […]

Poor IT habits putting one in 10 SMEs at risk

10% of small business owners and employees regularly share confidential files on personal devices or send documents to personal rather than work emails. The findings, which show a significant lapse in data security amongst the UK’s five million plus small businesses, were highlighted in research* conducted by software developer Reckon. Furthermore, the research found that […]