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Getting ready for GDPR: key actions to ensure your organization is compliant

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:39

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU’s largest and most significant cross-border regulation comes into effect in May 2018. Organizations and...

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GDPR: How aligning the board and middle management will bring you one step closer to compliance

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 13:27

With the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, organizations are finally starting to implement new technologies, policies and processes to become...

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Preparing for the Inevitable: A Guide to Handling a Data Breach

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 14:56

Cyber-attacks and data breaches are now so widespread that it isn’t a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’ your organization gets hit. According to the UK Government’s latest Cyber Security Breaches Survey,...

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Right to be forgotten requests: how to ensure your business doesn’t grind to halt

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 07:26

GDPR is the most comprehensive data protection legislation to date and it's revolutionizing the information security landscape. The impending enforcement of the regulation is forcing organizations to...

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3 ways to protect your organization against the insider threat

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 13:49

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that cyber-attacks are on the rise and hitting businesses hard. Over the past few years, swathes of high-profile attacks have dominated media...

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Tips to protect the potential next target of the financial sector – Trading apps

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:55

The media landscape today continues to share stories of the increased cyber vulnerabilities in mobile applications. While banks have had many years to develop and tailor their apps to respond to...

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Data harvesting opens the door to more Ransomware attacks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:58

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
We all know about the much publicised 2014 Yahoo hack that saw 500 million accounts compromised, wiping $350 million off the value of the company. In fact,...

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Ransomeware attacks

Avoid waking up to encrypted computers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 09:34

Niall Jeger
So you signed with your current supplier of IT security three years ago after a lengthy RFI, due diligence, PoC and procurement process. The project went well and you have auto renewed....

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