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Paying the Piper: What we learned from the British Airways fine

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 15:23

The Breach
Truth be told it was never really a question of ‘if’ but rather ‘when’ a significant fine for GDPR non-compliance would occur. Following the announcement that British Airways has been...

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The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:12

Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future.  Because of this, we decided...

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‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22

Ever wondered exactly how much data you have stored on your laptop?  It doesn’t take long to amass a gazillion files, some are ones you have authored, some have been sent by email, some are from...

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Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 15:16

There are multiple places within your IT infrastructure where critical information is stored. These include email Inboxes, file servers, collaboration servers (some of which might be ‘in the cloud’)...

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Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

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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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