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Healthcare: Top Trends Threatening the Privacy of Patient Data

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:18

The cyber-threat landscape is rapidly evolving, and it is becoming increasingly difficult to comply with new regulations and protect against the loss of patient. While the majority of news reports...

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How Banks are Adapting to Digital Disruption and Data Privacy Regulations

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:00

Digital disruption, changing consumer demographics and preferences on how they engage with their banks, along with burgeoning regulatory requirements are having far-reaching repercussions on banking...

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GDPR: How to Prepare for a Borderless World of Data Privacy

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 13:11

One of the most influential business books of the early 21 st century is Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. He argued that the world is a level playing...

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EU-US Privacy Shield – Clock is ticking on US Companies to self-certify!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:36

If you use or are a US company that relied on Safe Harbour as the safety net when transferring data as opposed to Standard Contract Clauses (SCC) or Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) then take note....

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Give all your secrets to the intern?

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 09:00


By Dr. Guy Bunker, Clearswift
I recently spoke at an information security conference for Lawyers in Manchester. It was a good event, and there were lots of interesting discussions while there....

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The hidden dangers lurking inside public sector documents

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:30


Recently, President Obama reiterated a national commitment to securing Americans’ data under the Cyber Security National Action plan, acknowledging that while connecting online has given us all...

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New encryption guidance published by UK’s Information Commissioner

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 16:19


The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office published update guidance on encryption on 3rd March 2016, amidst concerns that there was a general lack of understanding of how and when to use...

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Super Bowl Game for Cybersecurity Professionals

Introducing the Super Bowl Game for Cybersecurity Professionals

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 15:26


It’s one of the most exciting and sensationalized weeks of the year – no, the RSA Conference is just around the corner – it’s Super Bowl week. Fun and games for all. Non-sports viewers will delight...

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