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IT Compliance

The Night Before GDPR

As we all know – or should know – by now, the European Union’s GDPR comes into effect tomorrow. If you have not yet noticed the flurry of emails in

Industry Insights

Why Encryption Is Now a ‘Need to Have,’ Not Just a ‘Nice to Have’

By Linus Chang, CEO and Founder at Scram Software, Cloud-based services are so commonplace today that it’s tempting to simply trust them with your data. After all, everyone else is


How to Stop Advanced Persistent Threats

An advanced persistent threat can be as scary as it sounds. Gone undetected in an enterprise, these network breaches can lead to fraud, intellectual property theft or a headline-grabbing data


How can blockchain help companies meet GDPR provisions?

Enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast, officially affecting foreign and domestic companies starting on May 25. The legislation is meant to give EU citizens

BYOD/Big Data

In data we trust – how can organisations escape the scandals and get big data right?

Fuelled by high profile data breaches, there is a much documented sense of wariness towards big data applications and the commercial use of personal data by private companies. When headlines


Cloud-based software: is it right for your business?

The reality of technology is often different than what is popularly portrayed: in the vast majority of cases, there are tangible advantages and disadvantages associated with any new innovation, and


The Challenge Of Insider Threats

Companies are not identifying Insider Threat blind spots according to the latest findings by Dtex Systems. The new report reveals that 90% of assessments discovered that negligent employees were transferring

Industry Insights

Data Security Incidents Spike as Human Error Dominates

The number of data security incidents reported to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) jumped 17% between the final three months of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, according


Seizing the Benefits of AI and IoT Through Data Security

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications are becoming more prominent, businesses must consider how to best process and analyze such data. Think of the countless business

IT Compliance

GDPR will help businesses boost security

The upcoming regulation presents an opportunity for businesses to improve data privacy and security.Over half (60%) of organisations are embracing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as an opportunity to improve