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#InfosecNA18: Where Are We with GDPR?

It’s months past when the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) went into effect, and many are wondering, “Where are we now?” Among the many aspects of the GDPR talked about

IT Compliance

Critical Flaw in GDPR Plug-In For WordPress

Hackers have been found exploiting a critical security vulnerability that affects a GDPR plug-in for WordPress to take control over vulnerable websites according to security researchers at Wordfence. “These attacks show that

Industry Insights

How To Combat Security Stress In The Workplace

Work-related stress and mental illness now accounts for over half of work absences, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). A further study from Kaspersky found that employees

Software

The Role of Blockchain in Data Security

The rapid advances in digital technology over the past several decades have also brought to the fore new challenges around data privacy and security. As a result, hacks, identity theft

IT Compliance

Post implementation, GDPR costs higher than expected

A Versasec survey examining the global impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) nearly six months after its roll-out shows the privacy regulation costs more to implement than many had anticipated,

Software

Mind the ‘Cyber Risk’ Gap

By Tom Turner – CEO at BitSight, As the number of digital transactions dramatically increases, so does the risk and likelihood of cyber-attack.  This means that organisations handling large amounts

BYOD/Big Data

The Hub of All Things: Are you collecting personal data the wrong way?

Jonathan Holtby, Community Manager at the Hub of All Things (HAT), explains to Information Age why the way organisations collect personal data is fundamentally brokenLast year, the Economist ran a

IT Compliance

A GDPR storm is coming – are you prepared?

Cast your mind back to early 2018. The world was alive with the sound of GDPR commentary. In the run up to the May compliance deadline everything was up for

IT Compliance

GDPR Fear is Stifling Employees, Here’s How to Fix It

More than three months after GDPR came into effect, businesses have found themselves between a rock and a hard place – taking every step possible to correct protocols, policies and

Industry Insights

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense