eBook: Encrypt Everything- A Practical Guide on How to Protect Your Organization’s Sensitive Data

IT Security teams are looking for a holistic approach to solving today’s data security challenges, with a data security platform that enables them to identify and protect sensitive data wherever it resides, using a comprehensive set of data protection mechanisms and centralized policy and key management. This eBook provides an overview of methodology and best […]

Restore user control for the good of our data ecosystem (sponsored download)

We are becoming increasingly aware of the value and vulnerability of our digital identities. Slowly but surely, companies are taking responsibility for their data handling, cultivating processes that reduce risk of data breach, thus keeping regulators at bay. Restore user control for the good of our data ecosystem To read the full article by Manetu, […]

Google seeks to dampen Fitbit privacy concerns

Tech giant Google has sought to allay privacy fears now it has completed the acquisition of health and fitness smartwatch maker Fitbit. “This deal has always been about devices, not data, and we’ve been clear since the beginning that we will protect Fitbit users’ privacy,” said Rick Osterloh, Google’s senior vice-president for devices and services, […]

UK online harms proposals – follow my lead?   

The UK Government finally published its much-delayed response to the Online Harms White Paper just before Christmas. It received little attention due to COVID-19 and Brexit. Julian Hayes and Michael Drury analyse the far-reaching impact of the proposals. Obscured by rising Coronavirus statistics and tail-end Brexit negotiations, the Government’s proposals for stamping out online harms, […]

Watching the clock: Subject Access Requests and new ICO guidance

The Information Commissioner’s Office has updated its guidance on Subject Access Requests, clarifying circumstances in which the one-month time limit clock can be paused. But will this be enough to make the system work better? asks Dominic Walker    Making a Subject Access Request (SAR)) may seem relatively straightforward and innocuous. However, in recent years, […]

10 things we learnt from PrivSec Global

All the talking points and takeaways from this week’s global live stream experience. This week, many of the world’s leading privacy, data protection and cyber security professionals turned on and tuned in to our PrivSec Global virtual event The event, organised by PrivSec Report publisher GRC World Forums, featured four whole days of keynote sessions, […]

PrivSec Job Focus: Cristina Costache, privacy lead (EMEA), Strauss Coffee Bv

In our first reader-submitted Q&A, Cristina Costache describes the ever-changing nature of working in privacy What is your full job title? Privacy Lead EMEA. Which industry do you work in? (data protection/security/privacy) How long have you worked in the industry? I would say privacy as I see it as including data protection nowadays. I am […]

Ensuring continuity and compliance in the changed security landscape (sponsored)

The Covid-19 pandemic has wrought huge changes in work patterns, as employees and customers operate remotely. But how do you manage risk effectively while ensuring business continuity, controlled costs and regulatory compliance? In the first in a new series of video discussions with Microsoft, we hear how two companies partnered to rise to the challenge. […]