GDPR – A systems-based approach to best practice data protection

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to come into effect in May 2018, organisations are still struggling to understand its drivers, implications and lines of responsibility. The new ruling essentially lays down the minimum that businesses should be doing to protect their data, particularly the most sensitive and personal, from the threat of breaches and […]

GDPR compliance for mobile workers

One of the challenges of achieving GDPR compliance will be securing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) held on laptops and other mobile devices. It is harder to track and at a greater risk of being compromised because it is not behind the company firewall. The solution is to take a strategic approach to data protection and […]

Insider Threat: 74% of security incidents come from the extended enterprise, not hacking groups

New research by leading data security company, Clearswift, has shown that year on year cyber security incidents, particularly insider threats; continue to rise, but that companies are able to spot suspicious activity significantly quicker than two years previous. The research, which surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany […]

How Are My Cookies?

In our first blog, we gave an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on businesses operating within the EU. The GDPR comes into effect 25 May 2018 and provides a comprehensive framework of privacy protections for personal data of EU data subjects. Hospitality businesses collect, process and store personal data […]